Chester Comes Up Short Again
Report by James Peach Howard
On Saturday, September 26th the Clippers football team lost to Bonner-Prendie 18-14.The Clippers scored first in the first quarter on a Nyhmir Matthews 50 yard run from scrimmage. The extra point failed but the Clips led 6-0. Bonner-Prendie owned the 2nd quarter scoring the next 12 points to take a 12-6 lead at the half. On the opening kickoff of the second half Jaquan “Juke” Flood scored on an electrifying 75 yard run to tie the game at 12. Arlo Lee, Jr. made the 2 points conversion and Chester took a 14-12 lead. But Bonner-Prendie scored again to end the quarter and took a 4 points lead to start the fourth quarter. Both teams’ defenses were very stingy in the quarter but Bonner was a bit more to end the Clippers comeback. Head Coach Tony Beaty said, “We have to stop making the same mistakes week after week.” The Clippers fall to 0-4 while Bonner-Prendie improves to 1-3. Next game for the Clippers will be Saturday at home versus Tuscarora High School out of Frederick, MD. Kickoff is at 1:00 pm. *Due to a mutual decision, the Chester vs. Tuscarora game was canceled.