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Loss to Warwick puts Dukes’ playoff hopes in jeopardy

Gloucester High School lost, 24-14, to Warwick at Todd Stadium on Saturday, putting the Dukes’ football playoff hopes in jeopardy. 

“It hurt,” said GHS coach Brandon Kelley. “We came out flat, gave up some big opportunities. We didn’t do the six things we set out to do, like we didn’t win the turnover battle, we weren’t the least penalized team. We played a team we should’ve beaten and we couldn’t do it.”

Warwick got on the board first with a field goal in the second quarter, but Gloucester quarterback Isaiah Spencer took the ball into the end zone to make it 7-3 at the half.

The Raiders came alive in the second half, scoring a pair of rushing touchdowns in the third quarter and adding another in the fourth. Gloucester managed just one score when Justin Simmons intercepted a pass and took it in for a touchdown.

The Raiders’ win put Gloucester and Warwick at 4-5 overall and 3-5 in the district. The Dukes face Bet...

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