2007-08-30 / Sports

Engadine Drops MEFLOpener to Wolverines

Engadine opened the season on the road and dropped a 42-19 Mid-Eastern Football League decision to the Mid Peninsula Wolverines Friday, August 24.

"We did some good things, but mistakes hurt us, and we need to regroup and focus on the remainder of the season," said Eagles Coach Howard Hood.

The Wolverines opened the game with a 12-0 lead before Joel VanHise scored on a nineyard reverse play for a 12-6 score, but Mid Peninsula scored two touchdowns and added twopoint conversions for a 28-6 halftime lead.

Mid Peninsula answered with 14 points in the third quarter to build a 42-6 advantage before the Eagles closed out the scoring with a Ryan Draper five-yard reverse score, Michael Klobucher and Phillip Hood connected on a 73-yard scoring pass, and the Engadine quarterback added the two-point conversion.

Eagles Offense: Michael Klobucher, one pass reception for 73 yards; Michael Mast and Joel VanHise, 51 yards rushing; Phillip Hood, one pass completion for 27 yards, 14 rushing yards, one reception for 73 yards, Ryan Draper, 13 yards, and Tim Dyer, one reception for 27 yards.

Eagles Defense: John Troyer, 13 tackles, Chris Keller and Mast, seven; Michael Bennett, Daron Emery, and Hood, four.

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