Words: Carolyn Eichhorn
On Saturday, September 21st, the Centennial Eagles football team took on the Mount Hebron Vikings in a close and exciting game, but in the end, the Eagles came out on top with a 28-21 victory.
During the first quarter, there was an altercation involving players from both teams which led to players, from the Eagles and Vikings, being thrown out of the game. At the end of the quarter, Hebron was in the lead, 14-0.
The Eagles came back strong in the second quarter with a touchdown from Walter Fletcher, making the score at the half, 14-7. The Eagles scored again in the third, tying the score at 14-all.
During the fourth quarter, the Vikings recovered a fumble and ran it in for a touchdown, taking the lead 21-14. However, Fletcher returned the following kickoff, tying up the score once again at 21-all.
With less than two minutes left in the game, the Eagles offense marched down the field and Fletcher ran the ball into the end zone for his final touchdown of the game. Centennial beat Mt. Hebron, 28-21, improving to 3-0 for the season.