The unbeaten Wolverines were too much for the Dukes on the gridiron Friday as Gloucester fell to Woodside, 49-14, at GHS. The loss dropped the Dukes to 1-5 in the Peninsula District.
Gloucester put up points in the first and fourth quarters, with Andrew Matney scoring first on a short run. "We played a fairly good first half, except for two turnovers that caused it to be a 14-7 ball game," said GHS coach Sonny Merchant.
Injuries that reduced the Dukes’ already small numbers against Hampton the previous week also saw Gloucester down by three key players on Friday. That was before quarterback Aiden Thompson was injured in the first half, an injury that was further aggravated early in the second half leading to his departure.
With backup QB Braeden Rosell on the injured list, sophomore quarterback James Scott got the call to take over. But the Wolverines dominated the second half. "Injuries hurt us going into the second half. We were down to absolutely bare bo...
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