By MCKENNA SIMMONS
News Sports Writer
This past Friday night, the Northview Chiefs fell to the Blountstown Tigers in Bratt. With a final score of 18-7, it is clear that this was a tougher opponent for Northview. This was the last home game of the season, which was sentimental for players, fans, and coaches alike. It seems that the season is winding down as the Chiefs inch closer to playoffs.
In the first quarter of the ball game, Northview received the ball on kick-off. Joe Wright got a first down for the Chiefs. Shortly after, Devin Kelly scored for the Chiefs for the first touchdown of the night. The extra point from Brandon Ferguson was good, making the score 7-0.
In the second quarter, the Tigers scored on the Chiefs’ defense, which made the score even at 7-7. Northview did not score on their next possession; however, they were able to get a fumble recovery in this quarter. Neither team scored the rest of this half.
In the third quarter, unfortunately for the Chiefs, Blountstown got a safety, earning the Tigers 2 extra points. The score was then 9-7 with the safety, putting the Tigers slightly ahead. The Tigers
In the final quarter of the game, the Tigers ended up scoring the last touchdown of the night. This made the final score 18-7.
This was a more difficult game for the Chiefs, but they were able to hold their own for most of the game. Although it was not the ultimate turnout Northview was hoping for, it was still a great football game nonetheless. This week, the Chiefs are on a bye, resting for their journey to Walton next week.