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Horde football

 

 

Here’s a litttle something that got left out of this week’s coverage for space reasons. This section talks about the 3rd down play where Cambridge appeared to snap the ball before they should have been able to. Afterwards, although not happy head coach Mario Torres was a professional, as always, and clmly assessed the situtation. I have to confess to not knowing the rules well enought to say for sure, but the bottom line looks to be that it was a tough break for the Horde.

 

 

 

‘Torres declined to say what was said in a post-game conference with game officials, but fans waiting for the team at the fence speculated it had something to do with a controversial play from late in the fourth quarter. “I can’t comment on that,” he said. With a Cambridge drive on life support, Granville appeared to have a stop with a third and long facing the Indians. Granville called a time out to prepare to put the offense back on the field trailing by just five points after scoring twice on extended drives. Cambridge appeared to have been allowed to snap the ball and start the play before the Granville defense was in position and the converted the first down and scored one play later.

“The referees have to give you 15 seconds for the ball to be ready to play, the side judge gave us our 15 seconds. I thought we had our kids on the field and ready in time, the referees didn’t and the offense does not have to wait for the defense to be ready. That was the explanation they gave us. I think we’re on the field and we’re ready. It is one thing that is what it is. We don’t make mistakes early in the football game and that play means absolutely nothing,” Torres said. “They scored two touchdowns on blown coverages and missed assignments, so now instead of 35-30 it’s 30-18 or 30-19, then that first down doesn’t make a bit of difference,” Torres said. “We play mistake free football in the first half and we’re not even in that situation to worry about it,” Torres said.

 

 

I haven’t talked to the coaches since they looked at video, but that assessment looks like a good one. Dwelling on that call can’t help the Horde with the next contest or the one after that. Judging from the improvement week 1 to week 2 I look for Granville to give the Black Horses a run for their money. If Granville can sure-up that pass D they can make it a long night for the Schuylerville offense. I’ll bet the coaches want to see how C-town did it in the first half of the opening weekend.

 

 

New things to do list…

 

The Big Bart is going down the same day as Autumn Leaves. Unfortunate. I have a new driver AND a new camera…decisions, decisions.

They’ll be cooking up chili in Poultney the 27th. That has been a good time each time I’ve been and I hope to get over there again. Fun stuff and a great way to spend a fall day if the weather cooperates.

 

Let’s see, what else? Still looking for questions of the week. I got one from Ardyce at the library. She emailed it to me so it doesn’t appear in here. Anyone reading this can submit a question or submit somebody else’s.

What’s the worst that could happen? It gets in the paper? Give it a shot.

 

 

 

 

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