Chiefs fall to Hurricanes

New Sports Writer

This past Friday night, August 25, the Northview Chiefs fell to the Flomaton Hurricanes with a final score of 35-14. Fans from both sides of the state line came out to support their teams, and it is clear that the game had a very good turnout.
In the first quarter, Flomaton received the ball on kick off. Shortly after, Jaxon Fillmore ran the ball into the end-zone for a 52-yard touchdown. The Canes’ extra point attempt was good putting them up 7-0.
In the second quarter, Northview’s new running back, Devin Kelly, ran the ball in for a touchdown. With a good kick from Brandon Ferguson, the score was tied at 7-7 going into the second half.
Starting off the third quarter, the Chiefs got the ball, but unfortunately for Northview, it was turned over to Flomaton. The Hurricanes did not score on that drive, and the ball was then turned back over to the Chiefs. Northview’s quarterback Mathew McDonald passed the ball to Jacob Spence for a first down. McDonald then passed it to Wyatt Scruggs for a touchdown. Ferguson’s kick was good, bringing the Chiefs up 14-7. Flomaton scored again, but did not get the extra point making the score 14-13 at the end of the third quarter.
In the final quarter, the Hurricanes scored twice bringing the score 28-14. Jaxon Fillmore scored the last touchdown of the night making the final score 35-14.
It’s safe to say that it was definitely a good ball game. This is always one that fans, players, and coaches alike look forward to.
Northview’s head coach Wesley Summerford said, “I thought it was a tale of two different halves. I thought our guys came out ready and did some good things in the first half. In the third quarter, we didn’t take care of the football. The message this week will be to finish!”
Northview’s next game will be at Escambia County High School in Atmore to face the Blue Devils. It is sure to be another good game for sure, make sure to come out and support. It starts at 7. Y’all don’t want to miss it!