Cougars Get Trumped by King

Quarterback Kellen Haynes keeps the ball on an end sweep

Crosby- With the Crosby looking to keep their district record perfect, the Cougars traveled to Crenshaw Stadium in nearby Sheldon. Despite a valiant effort, the Cougars lost 35-28.
During the soggy evening, the Cougar rushing game could only muster 88 rushing yards, Cleveland Archie having 68 of them. Quarterback, Kellen Haynes was 15-31 for 231 yards with no picks. King quarterback, Jeremy Hearne opened the scoring with a 70-yard run with less than two minutes having passed in the first quarter. Crosby answered with a 19-yard pass from Haynes to Chris Destin. Crosby tight end, Chad Coltharp then caught a 20-yard pass to put the Cougars ahead 14-7 at the end of the first quarter.
Crosby would not have the lead again. The Panthers scored 13 points in the second quarter to Crosby’s 0, and went into the locker room with a 20-14 lead. King scored first in the second half, after recovering an onsides kick. Then Crosby stormed back to knot the score at 28-28, with twelve minutes left to play.
The Panthers scored in the opening minute of the fourth quarter, and held the Cougars scoreless for the remainder of the game, to come away with the win.
6-2,2-1 Crosby will travel to Forest Brook on Friday to face the 3-4,2-1 Jaguars in an important District 21-4A game. The game is at 7:30 PM on November 1st.