Gloucester High School junior varsity football players closed an outstanding season with a 62-28 trouncing of Warwick on the road Saturday.
"It was a good way to end it," said GHS jayvee coach Ryan Wenner. Freshman fullback Devon Pullen scored five touchdowns in the rout and offensive captain/quarterback James Scott scored three TDs. Defensive captain Tyler Banks, playing at fullback, also got in the end zone. "We jumped out to a 48-7 halftime lead before we played some subs, and we still ended up running away with it," Wenner added.
Wenner, who grew up in Gloucester and played for the Dukes, took over the jayvees last year and guided them to a 6-3 record. The winning momentum carried over to this fall as the juniors went 7-2 and peaked when Gloucester achieved a 36-20 comeback win over the Hampton Crabbers.
"We knew we had something special when we came back to beat Hampton," said Wenner. "It’s been a historic season for these guys; 7-2...
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