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Scalf challenges Dukes after homecoming blowout


Fans in attendance for Gloucester’s homecoming football game against Phoebus on Friday saw very few highlights from their team, as the high-flying Phantoms walloped the Dukes, 57-0.

Gloucester’s players looked loose in warmups and did not seem to be intimidated by the prospect of facing the best team in the Peninsula District for homecoming; however, the athletes of Phoebus were just too overpowering.

Gloucester received the opening kick and promptly surrendered a three-and-out. Phoebus, in a preview of what was to come, drove the field and scored on a pass play.

At the end of the first quarter the score was 21-0 and the Phantoms never looked back. At this juncture, mutters of “well, this is a loss” could be heard on the Gloucester sideline and this did not sit well with head coach John Scalf.

Running back Joren Brown was effective in limited usage, but did not see the field much after the eventual outcome became clear. Charlie Poulson came up with a...

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