Gloucester High School varsity football players succumbed to undefeated Phoebus, 21-7, at GHS on Friday. The loss puts the Dukes even at 3-3 overall.
The Phantoms went to work early and scored three touchdowns in the first half, but that was all Gloucester would allow. The Dukes got on the board in the second quarter with a pass from Isaiah Spencer to Allah Armstead and the 21-7 halftime score never changed.
“We gave up three scores early, but once we settled down we played pretty good football,” said GHS head coach Brandon Kelley. “We were able to move the ball, but then we turned it over instead of turning it into points.”
“The kids played hard. We’ve been in the game week in and week out. We’re doing good things but we just need to turn that into getting the wins,” he said.
Kelley cited Taige Brown and Cameron Walker for their play in the game. Brown contributed a couple of long runs to the offensive effort and Walker tallied...
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