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Fleetwood Throttles Twin Valley, 26-9

Written by: on Sunday, October 3rd, 2021. Follow Bruce Badgley on Twitter.

 

FLEETWOOD – Twin Valley came into Saturday night’s matchup with the Fleetwood Tigers off one of the biggest wins in many years.  Fleetwood came in reeling in the midst of a tough two game losing streak.  The game being played on  Homecoming night was filled with distractions for both sides.  Clearly the team that would bring their focus was going to prevail.  Fleetwood ( 3-3) went between the lines and proved it was ready to play. The Tigers came away with an impressive 26-9 win over Twin Valley (4-2).

Tanner Maddocks played an outstanding game on both sides of the ball for Fleetwood.  The Villanova commit had two key interceptions on defense.  On offense Tanner had a TD pass and a TD run. The Tigers ground attack was led by Gavin Morris who had two rushing TD’s

Tigers Head Coach Steve Beatty was very pleased at his team’s bounce back performance.

Nobody saw this game as a defensive slugfest, but that’s what the first quarter turned out to be.

Late in the first quarter, Twin Valley mounted a drive and put through a short field goal.

Changing ends of the field seemed to energize Fleetwood.  The Tigers drove right down the field and took the lead for good beginning in quarter two.

Fleetwood struck back quickly.  Following a Maddocks interception, Fleetwood extended the lead.

Third quarter action was just as hard hitting as the rest of the game.

Twin Valley tightened things up as Freshman QB Evan Myers closed the gap to 13-9.

Fleetwood answered with a long ball controlling drive.  Gavin Morris finished things off.

Tanner Maddocks was the dagger for Twin Valley. Tanner’s big interception led to a late TD run which sealed the win for Fleetwood.

 

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