Multiple Teams · NCMS 8th Grade Football defeats Connersville Middle School on the Road 22-16

Monday, September 25, 2017

5:30 PM

New Castle Middle School
Connersville Middle School

Game Recap

The New Castle 8th grade football team defeated Connersville 22-16 in a hard fought match-up. The trojans drove the ball down the field at the opening of the game with Eli Cooper scoring on a quarter back sneak from the two yard line. Later Eli Cooper was able to return a kick off for a 56 yard touchdown. He connected with Kyle Gabbard to complete the two point conversion. Cody Smitherman and Garett Lenz each had fumble recoveries throughout the game. Towards the end of the night, as the seconds clicked off the clock, Eli Cooper was able to connect with Sam Maddy to move the ball down the field and score the winning touchdown. Sam Maddy had 65 reception yards on the night. Garrett Lenz scored on the two point conversion for the win. Great game 8th grade!