Eagles headed to Xtreme Conference Championship
Chattanooga,Tn-The Eagles took care of business Saturday against the Rockets with a 28 to 20 win. The matchup lived up to all the hype. It was an emotional roller coaster for both teams all night. Momentum swung several times in favor of both teams.
In the final seconds of the game, the Rockets found themselves with 4 downs to score inside of the Eagles 2 yard line, the Eagles defense stared adversity in the eyes. 4th and goal from the one, Hakeem Worthen penetrated through the Rockets offensive line to drop the ball carrier for a loss. "I've never been more proud of a group of men in my life. They're warriors.
When everything is going wrong, they find a way to battle through it, and it showed tonight." Said Coach Clark
Kolby Copeland was 9 of 14, 173 passing yards, and 3 TDs. Star WR, CJ Deloney, had 6 Receptions, 95 yards, and 2 TDs. Robby Turner lead the Eagles in rushing with 11 carries for 42 yards. "The offense did what they had to do tonight. We know if we don't turn the ball over then we are going to have an opportunity to win the game." Said Coach Clark.
Sadik Spence was a hidden hero of the game. After giving up 2 TD throws in the first half, he did not lose his confidence. He had a kick off return for a TD witch got the Eagles to 28 points. "Sadik is the IT factor. He's confident in his game, and plays with a chip on his shoulder. Sometimes I want to kill him. He gave up two big plays early in the game and I could tell he wasn't himself. We preach that you're only as good as your next play. Sadik proved the caliber of player he is tonight." Coach Clark