Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Pendleton Heights Middle
New Castle High School
Last night the 8th grade Trojans defeated Pendleton 20-14 in a nail bitter. Eli Cooper was able to score the first touchdown of the night on a quarter back keep. He then connected with Corbin Malott to complete the 2 point conversion. Before Cooper went down to injury, he was able to accumulate 90 passing yards and an interception in the game. Kyle Gabbard Rushed for one touchdown in the game. As the seconds ticked away, the game was tied 14-14. The Trojans were able to get the ball and march down the field. On 4th down Garrett Lenz ran the ball for the 1st down. With only 16 seconds left in the game, Lenz connected with Gabbard on a 50 yard pass for the game winning touchdown.
The Trojans finish their season with 5 wins and 4 losses. Great season guys. Can’t wait to see you guys play next year at the high school!