The New Castle Trojans 8th Grade Football lost against a very good Mt. Vernon Marauders football team 48-8. Offensively, the Trojans struggled to move the football all night. The Trojans finally got on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter. Jonathan Eberhart had a 85 yard touch down run. Jonathan also punched in the two point conversion. Defensively, the Trojans had a hard time tackling the Marauders all night. The Trojans have a lot to work on to get ready for a tough New Palestine team.
The Trojans were led in rushing by Jonathan Eberhart with 103 yards rushing. Aiden Bradley followed with 12 yards rushing. Daniel Davis, Brevan Thrine, and Haidyn Bullmer all added 5 yards on the ground.
The Trojans record is 1-2 and will play New Palestine Middle School next Wednesday, September 12 at home on Neal Field. The 8th grade game will start at approximately 6:45pm. Go Trojans!!!