Two scoring runs and a touchdown pass from junior quarterback Caleb Smith were not enough to get Gloucester past homestanding Warwick last Thursday. The game was tied, 21-21, at the end of regulation, but the win went to the Raiders, 27-21, in overtime.
“We were in a situation to win the ball game and we didn’t win,” said Gloucester coach Brandon Kelley. “We had great effort. We had a couple of guys hurt but they still sucked it up and played hard. And our younger guys are really stepping up; they’re really starting to show some leadership.”
Smith got things started for the Dukes by capping an early drive with a short run for a touchdown. Watkins Yeager hit his first of three extra point kicks of the night and Gloucester was up 7-0. It was short lived, as Warwick responded on its own drive to make it 7-7. The Raiders added another TD in the second quarter to go up 14-7 but the Dukes tied it again in the closing minutes before the ...
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