MoCoDaily elected to cover the game featuring, the Cougars of Quince Orchard High School vs the Pumas of Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School Boys Varsity Football at Quince Orchard HS, on Friday November 23rd, 2018.
Quince Orchard Cougars starts the game with a kickoff that is fumbled by the Wise Pumas, with the Cougars recovering it on the Pumas 17 yard line. The Cougars come up short and are forced to kick a field goal to get on the board first. The score is Cougars 3 Pumas 0 with 10:34 left in the 1st. The Pumas go 3 and out and punts, giving the Cougars the ball on the own 43 yard line.
The Cougars score on a 1 yard keeper by #14 Brian Plummer, with the extra point being good, setting the score at Cougars 10 Pumas 0 with 2:42 left in the 1st. The Pumas are having trouble moving the ball and are forced to punt, Cougars take over on the own 30 yard line. At the end of the 1st score Cougars 10 Pumas 0
With the 2nd quarter starting, Cougars have to punt after a 15 yard penalty, allowing the Pumas to take over on their own 45 yard line. The Pumas score with a pass, the extra point is blocked, setting the score at Cougars 10 Pumas 6 with 7:12 left in the 2nd.
Cougars get to the 1 yard line with a huge screen play, #15 Marquez Cooper scores a touchdown on the one yard run. The extra point is good, setting the score Cougars 17 Pumas 6 with 2:29 left in the 2nd. At the end of the 2nd score Cougars 17 Pumas 6.
The Cougars start the 3rd by going 3 and out, letting the Pumas take over on their own 49 yard line. #2 Charles Bell intercepts a Pumas pass and takes it 85 yards for a touchdown, the extra point is good, setting the score at Cougars 24 Pumas 7 with 8:31 left in the 3rd.
Pumas convert a huge 4th and 10, and end up turning it over on the next set of downs, Cougars take over on the own 26 yard line. At the end of the 3rd score Cougars 24 Pumas 6
The Cougars score next with a pass to #44 John Hodges, with the extra point being good, setting the score at Cougars 31 Pumas 6, with 11:53 left in the 4th. The Pumas end up having to punt, giving the Cougars, the ball on their own 12 yard line. The Cougars are in control and are moving the ball down field running the clock out.
As the Cougars are heading down field, they are also heading to Annapolis for the 4A State Finals.
Quince Orchard 31 Wise 6
Photos and Story, by Jeffrey Vogt of Jeffrey Vogt Photography and MoCoDaily
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