Article by Blake Franklin-
Last Thursday, September 10, Lexington Middle School welcomed the Eagles of Chester County to their home turf. In what ended up being a shootout, LMS couldn’t keep up with the pace of Chester County. The game was a high scoring affair for middle school football. The crowd was cheering both teams on to victory, but ultimately it was Chester County who recorded the win. The Minutemen will look to get back on track this week, as they are scheduled to play again tomorrow evening.
Chester County took the opening kickoff and after a good return they were in LMS territory to start their drive. The drive was successful, and Chester County got on the board first. Their 2-point conversion failed, and the score was 6-0. The Minutemen could not get the offense rolling on their first drive and Chester County took over on downs. Then, Chester County scored on the first play of offense, but LMS held them on their 2-point conversion. Chester County led 12-0.
The Minutemen took over on their own 46-yard line after a good kickoff return. Amarion Arnold went to work with a first down run to get the drive started. Tylan Scott broke through the Chester County defense for a 43-yard gain down to Chester County 1-yard line. Scott finished off the drive with a 1-yard score. LMS came up short on the 2-point conversion and the score was…
For complete coverage, see the September 16th edition of The Lexington Progress.