Silver Creek gets second win of the season against NH PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 October 2012 00:00

Falling victim to a series of on-side kicks, North Harrison fell on the road to Silver Creek, 35-15.
Silver Creek scored toward the beginning of the first quarter. With 23.1 seconds left in the quarter, and facing 4th and 17, Silver Creek attempted a field goal but missed. A scoreless North Harrison gained possession of the ball for the start of the second quarter.
Silver Creek’s Lane Taylor had been giving the Cougars trouble all night. With 5:46 left in the half, he carried the ball for 11 yards to bring Silver Creek its second touchdown. However, on the extra point attempt, North Harrison’s Steven House blocked attempt, leaving the score at 13-0. On the very next drive, North Harrison had the ball easily within scoring range. On 4th and 11 at the 24 yard line, the team decided to attempt a touchdown rather than a field goal. Cougar Jack Phelps threw the ball to the end zone, but it was intercepted by Taylor from Silver Creek, and returned 107 yards for another Silver Creek touchdown. Unable to block the extra point this time, the half ended with Silver Creek: 20, North Harrison: 0.
On the first possession of the half, North Harrison put up some points. After Cougars Brandon Craig and Tyler Jones worked the ball to the end zone, Craig ran the ball for North Harrison’s first touchdown of the game. After a successful two-point conversion, North Harrison at eight points. No one else would score the rest of the quarter.
Silver Creek got to work right away and thanks to Lane Taylor, made a touchdown, followed up with a two-point conversion. After recovering their own on-side kick, Silver Creek failed to do anything and had to punt to North Harrison. After receiving the ball back from the Cougars, Silver Creek went for a 60 yard touchdown, bring the score 35-8 with 4:21 left in the game. North Harrison’s Tyler Jones worked the ball up from the 50 yard line for another North Harrison Touchdown. After a good field goal kick, the game ended with Silver Creek: 35, North Harrison, 15.

By Garett Walton