Pirates win 6?0 with two Stephens field goals and defense PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 September 2009 00:00
    Pirate football battled to games' end with Mid Southern Conference foe Corydon (4?2, 4?1 MSC) while stiff defense held the Panthers scoreless.  
    The difference, was two Pirate senior Ariel Stephens field goals, one from 22 yards in the second stanza and one from 25 yards in the third.  
    The Pirates' (5?1, 4?0 MSC) secondary held the normally potent Panther passing game to nine completions on 22 attempts; while holding the entire team to 151 yards of total offense.
    The Pirates finished the contest with 328 total yards of offense but could never score a touchdown.
    The Panthers entered the game fourth in the state in defensive statistics, only giving up an average of 4.8 points per game this season.  
    The Pirates complicated the Panther offensive rhythm by dominating the time of possession 29:54 to 18:06.  
    Pirate senior Josh Graham finished the game with 177 rushing yards, while senior Michael Baines added 107 rushing yards.
    Charlestown Pirate Pride Sports Broadcasting named Ariel Stephens the Tumbletown Offensive Player of the Game; while Josh Graham was named the Tumbletown Defensive Player of the Game.
    The Pirates return home to the Bone Yard this Friday for Football Homecoming and Senior Night festivities, against the Salem Lions.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2009 12:59