DC Men’s Sports Recap 10/29-11/5

By Caia Bevins

This wasn’t a busy week for men’s sports, so let’s talk football.

The football team faced off against Rose-Holman, which had a 6-2 record prior to the game. The Yellow Jackets were the first to score a touchdown and put seven points on the board, but the Engineers quickly responded with a touchdown of their own. Towards the end of the first quarter, Rose-Holman got the ball and was able to score another touchdown. However, they missed the extra point, making the score 13-7. The Jackets scored another touchdown, and the Engineers scored a touchdown and made a two-point play, putting the score at 22-13 going into the second quarter.

Both teams played hard in the second quarter, and Rose-Holman struggled for the majority of the quarter before scoring and the Jackets responded quickly by scoring a touchdown of their own. The Engineers scored again, and the score was 36-20 going into halftime. The third quarter saw a comeback for the Jackets as they scored another touchdown and held back Rose-Holman’s offense, making the score 36-27. 

In the final quarter, the Jackets and Engineers went back and forth scoring touchdowns, and the game ended with a score of 78-54. Despite their loss, the Yellow Jackets played well, and our offense scored more touchdowns than any other team this year. #9 Jordan Ambrose set a career record with seven touchdowns in one game. He threw for 280 yards and made 127 rushing yards, setting a school record. #2 Thomas Coltrain led with nineteen tackles, a career-high, and #4 Jaylen Redd made sixteen. In just a few short days, the Jackets will finish up the season against Bluffton, so make sure you come out and support them against our rival on Saturday 11th.

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