Prince George beats Petersburg
By DANIEL PARKER
Oct 13, 2017, 08:16
Julius Freeman gets an interception and runs down field.
The Prince George Royals Football teamís run game never lost their steam against the Crimson Wave with both Marcell Candy and Luwayne Allen rushing for over a 100 yards.
The icing on the cake of a 55 yard drive, with only a second left on the clock in the 1st quarter was when Royals Anthony Knight cracked through the Crimson Wave defense at the 4 yard line for the Royals 1st touchdown. The Royals running game strong armed through the Petersburg defense defeating them 28 to 16 at Petersburg High School at 7 p.m. last Friday.
With only 7 seconds into the 2nd quarter Knight scored another a touchdown after a 4 yard rush. The remainder of the 2nd quarter was silent as 11 minutes ticked away with neither team scoring a touchdown. At halftime the Royals came out of the gates with another touchdown from Saquan Harrison to Sidney Rose for a 12 yard touchdown.
But the scrappy Crimson Wave didnít buckle under the pressure with the fierce offense weapon Upton Bailey, catching a pass for a 12 yard touchdown. With both teams fighting it out for a touchdown the Crimson Wave struck back with a minute left, a hand off to Bailey for a 13 yard touchdown. Both of these touchdowns were followed up by 2 point conversions by Bailey.
The Crimson Wave were closing in on the gap, the score was 20 to 16. But the Royals prevailed with a 10 yard rushing touchdown courtesy of Allen.
The Prince George Royals Football Team record rises with 3 wins and 3 loses. They have their next game against the Hopewell Blue Devils on Friday at 7 p.m. at Prince George High school.
Post Game Stats
Saquan Harrison was 7 for 11 with 89 yards gained and 1 touchdown scored.
William Harbert had 3 receptions for 39 yards.
Omar Powell had 3 receptions for 38 yards.
Sidney Rose had 1 reception for 12 yards and 1 touchdown scored.
Marcell Canty had 12 carries for 148 yards.
LuWayne Allen had 23 carries for 121 yards and 1 touchdown.
Anthony Knight had 10 carries for 38 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Meziah Scott was 13 for 27 for 185 yards and 1 touch down.
Upton Bailey had 7 receptions for 77 yards and 1 touchdown.
Antoine Brown had 4 receptions for 77 yards.
Christian Dabney had 2 carries for a total of 46 yards.
Upton Bailey had 10 carries for a total of 37 yards.