In what was certainly a memorable senior night as Fitch battled The Wadsworth Grizzlies in a division 2 matchup! The Falcons snuck one away for the38-28 win.
Fitch got the ball to start, and took it right down the field. However, The Grizzlies were able to hold The Falcons to a field goal.
As both teams had a strong defensive showing in the first quarter. At the end of the 1st, the score was just 3-0 in favor of Fitch.
Wadsworth made some big adjustments going into the 2nd. As both teams exchanged multiple touchdowns before half. As the score at halftime favored Wadsworth 21-17.
Luke Fischer did a great job of applying the pressure to Fitch in the 3rd. Passing all over The Falcons secondary, and taking a 28-17 lead.
But those resilient Falcons stayed strong through the adversity. As Fitch was able to tighten the score, trailing by just five points 28-23 in the 4th.
The magic returned to Greenwood Chevrolet Stadium, as Devin Sherwood was able to stay strong in the pocket, along with an incredible catch by Cam Smith, allowing Fitch to take a 31-28 lead!
Then, the defense that seemed to be missing for The Falcons the past couple of weeks, showed up bigger than ever before. Grabbing a total of 3 interceptions in the 4th quarter!
The Falcons defense held strong, and finished The Grizzlies off by a final score of 38-28.
As Fitch looks to a big week 9 matchup with rival Boardman in enemy territory. A matchup that could have big implications on Division 2.
*Contributed By YSN’s Ty Bartell.