Friday, September 29, 2006
Hickory vs Cherokee...a hard fought battle.
we lost 22-8..however...Barrett did score the only touchdown...and 2 point conversion...and with only a minute to go in the 4th quarter...it was 16-8...and Hickory picked up a Cherokee fumble on the far sideline...and ran it back for a potential score tieing touchdown... after the signal of a touchdown...the near side (or should I say nearsighted) referee called the play dead...no fumble...and the play was dead (he said)...even though there was NO WHISTLE!...he overruled the other officials, on a play on thier sideline was not called.....even though he was 40 yds away...and the field is crowned so much...you can only see the boys from the waist up across the field.
Then he gave the ball back to Cherokee...who (by the way) was platooning in 11 new guys every offensive play... and 11 new guys every defensive play...did I mention they have 66 players...
At any rate...after a 7 minute delay...and our coach having to call time out...so that the officials could remember that Cherokee should be on 4th down...not first..and there should be another 30 seconds added back on the clock...Cherokee scored on the next play...moving the game out of reach.
Still a valiant effort on the part of the 35 members of the Spartan 7th Grade.
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