On September 28th, the Perry Hall Gators varsity football team had hoped to impress their homecoming crowd vs Kenwood. Although It’s clear their offensive line is plagued with inexperience, in preparation for the game they focused on improving their running game. Due to the pass game being a clear strength for Perry Hall, with new starting quarterback, Miles Crouse and receiver Joshua Addo.
The game held a lot of significance to both teams. Winning one’s homecoming game is a significant moment that every team strives for. However, Perry Hall weren’t the only ones emotionally charged for this game.
“This was the most important game to me due to my connection to both schools since I teach American History here at Perry Hall. We need to focus on fundamentals, limit mistakes and talk more trash,” said Daniel Radomsky, Kenwood’s wide receivers, defensive backs and special teams coach.
Addo had contributed the Gators lone score and with a goal line tackle at the end of the game he sealed the victory. After the play, the Gators took over with a minute remaining and drained the clock to take their homecoming victory, 6-3. It’s safe to say the enthusiastic homecoming crowd was ecstatic.
“We always play competitive games against Kenwood, and it being our homecoming game made it so much more important,” said Right Guard, Angelo Reppas.
Kenwood came into the game 3-0, looking for their first win over Perry Hall in years and to hopefully continue their seasons winning streak. Perry Hall handed Kenwood their first defeat, as they improved their record to 3-2.