The Staley Mustangs 7th Grade Football White Team played the Stafford Spartans tonight in their second game of the season. The Mustangs started things off on a good note. The Mustangs kicked off to the Spartans and the defense held. On third down, Staley's #25 had a great defensive play with a broken up pass, forcing the Spartans to punt. Staley had a nice drive going, but on fourth down were stopped just short of the first down marker, giving the Spartans the ball back. The Spartans were driving down the field, when the Mustang defense caused a fumble. Mustangs started their drive around the fifty yard line and on third down, Staley's quarterback #10 handed the ball off to # 25 and he cut the far sideline and scampered down the field for what seemed like the Mustangs first score. However, it was negated due to a penalty. The Mustangs were back at mid-field. The Mustangs kept the drive alive by getting a first down. In the next series, on second down, the quarterback #10 made a pass connecting with #88 for a 30+ yard completion. A couple of plays later #88 took it two yards into the end zone for six, and #49 ran in the PAT to give the Mustangs the lead 8-0 with six seconds left in the half.
The Mustangs received the kick off to start the second half, and they were on the move with a great first down run of 20 yards. With a fresh set of downs, Staley mixed things up with a few running plays, and facing third and six. quarterback #5 put the ball in the air to #25. Number 25 ran it ten more yards to the twenty yard line. A couple of nice runs and a spin move had #88, had the Mustnags making their way into the end zone for Staley's second score. The PAT run play fell short, but Staley took a 13-0 lead late in the third quarter. The Spartans were trying to put together a drive, when the Staley defense caused a fumble and Mustangs #1 recovered the ball. Staley did give the ball back on a fumble. Staley's defense held and the Spartan turned it over on downs to Staley. The Mustangs had the ball with the clock ticking down. They Mustangs managed to get a first down with about a minute left, to run out the clock and secure the win 13-0.
All in all a good game! The Staley Mustangs 7th Grade White team played well on both sides of the ball. Great game Mustangs!!
Here are some images of the game.