On Friday, November 4, Millbrook’s Varsity football team battled Sherando for the Crimson Apple trophy. During the first quarter, Savon Smith had
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.