The Gloucester High School varsity football team picked up its first win of the season last Thursday against the York Falcons, winning the Battle of the Bridge by a 17-14 margin. Gloucester won its home opener following a loss to Kecoughtan the week prior, leveling out the team’s record at 1-1.
The Falcons managed to get on the board first on the second play of the game on a deep pass. The Dukes responded by stiffening up on defense and getting points on the board of their own, GHS head coach Noah Crouch said.
Gloucester’s scoring started with a field goal from Corey Skay. The team’s touchdown was set up by an interception by Makai Scatliffe who was ruled down at the 1-yard line. The Dukes then scored off a QB sneak by Jayden Ganzenmuller, who scored the Dukes’ second touchdown. Evan Frazier made up for an earlier blocked extra point by scoring a two-point conversion.
Crouch said when the Dukes returned after halftime holding a 17-7 lead, Gloucester came out a bit relaxed whi...
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