Football Soars on Homecoming Night, Ready for WCAC Clash
The varsity football Eagles defeated the Archbishop Carroll Lions 48-12 on Friday, September 29 in front of an energetic Homecoming crowd under the lights.
Lucas Warfield '19 opened up the scoring with a 10 yard touchdown run, but the extra point was missed. The Lions impressively marched down the field to tie the game 6-6 midway through the first quarter. It was all Eagles for the remainder of the first half with sophomore quarterback Caleb Williams running in for a touchdown from three yards out, and tossing three scores to three different Eagle receivers (Dean Engram '19, John Marshall '19, and Sam Sweeney '19). Sophomore defensive back Jalen McMurray intercepted a pass and ran it back for another Eagle score to make it 42-6 at halftime. Junior runningback Malcolm Terry got in the endzone in the second half before the Lions scored late. Derrick Aikens '20 had a great game on special teams, while Engram had this incredible interception to go along with his offensive touchdown:
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Gonzaga is now 6-0 and will begin WCAC divisional play this weekend in a rematch of the 2017 semifinal vs Good Counsel. The game will be played on Eye Street; kickoff is set for 2 PM.