On Friday, November 4, Millbrook’s Varsity football team battled Sherando for the Crimson Apple trophy.
During the first quarter, Savon Smith had a 17 yard touchdown run. Minutes later, Smith had a 39 yard punt return. Smith continued to help our team by scoring his second touchdown of the game. In order to catch up to Millbrook, Sherando’s quarterback, Hunter Entsminger, threw a 20 yard touchdown pass to Jacquari Hayes. With 0:56 left in the first quarter, Millbrook’s Zach Rogers threw an eight yard touchdown pass to Cameron Faint. At the end of the quarter, Millbrook was winning 21-7.
To start the second quarter, Sherando’s quarterback threw another touchdown pass, this time to Dylan Rivers. Next, Trammell Anthony picked off a pass on Millbrook’s own 27 yard line. Taking advantage of this, Savon Smith scored a 26 yard touchdown, his third of the game. Then, Sherando scored another touchdown, bringing the score to 28-21 at the half.
With 8:56 in the third, Sherando scored another touchdown. At the end of the third, the score was tied, 28-28.
After many close attempts at a touchdown, Sherando finally scored one more, claiming the lead for the first time. Continuing the fourth quarter, PK Kier scored a touchdown for Millbrook, bringing the score back to a tie: 35-35. With 7:29 left, Sherando’s quarterback was sacked. The score remained tied until Sherando’s Hunter Entsminger threw another touchdown pass to Dylan Rivers. Then, the kick was blocked. The score: 35-41, Sherando. With 0:47 left in the game, Zach Rogers threw a 56 yard touchdown pass to Savon Smith. Hans Kloo’s extra point was good.
With the final score 42-41, Millbrook came out with a victory, the Crimson Apple trophy, and a record breaking season. Along with that, Millbrook defeated Sherando for the first time since 2010.