Updated Sat, Nov 10, 2012 1:28 am
This Friday night at Sheridan High School the Newark Catholic Green Wave took on the Trimble Tomcats. The game was a back-and-forth display of offensive skills and the Green Wave proved victorious winning 20-13.
The Trimble Tomcats started off the game on offense where quarterback Konner Stanley, who was 12-for-19 throwing and had 152 yards rushing on the night. He displayed his versatility with the quick pass and run game. Jacob Kish then got the job done and took the ball in for a touchdown, giving the Tomcats a 6-0 lead for the rest first quarter.
In the second quarter, Newark Catholic turned things around when Mike Lohr blocked a punt, which resulted in a touchdown. This tied up the score at 6-6 with 6:48 remaining in the half.
The Green Wave didn’t stop there. Newark’s quarterback Chayce Crouch, who finished 13-of-18 throwing with 207 passing yards, led the team down the field through the air. His 33-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Fitzpatrick gave the Green Wave a 12-6 led.
As the first half of the game dwindled down, Newark decided go for another touchdown. Crouch’s receiver tried to lateral a pass to keep the play alive, and then after a series of fumbles Trimble’s Wyatt Deak strutted in for a touchdown. Tomcats then led at the half 13-12.
Although Trimble went out of the half on top, they could not stop the powerful Newark offense. In the beginning of the third quarter Chayce Crouch’s touchdown run and then a two-point conversion, gave way to the final score of 20-13.
Trimble ends their season 10-2 and Newark Catholic advances on in the playoffs to the regional final against Danville.