9/25 7th Grade Football Results

posted Sep 27, 2018, 6:09 AM by lhunerdosse@s-tama.k12.ia.us

Game 1


The South Tama 7th grade football team hosted Vinton-Shellsburg.  The Trojans got off to a quick start as they scored on a 60 yard touchdown run on their first offensive play of the game.  The two-point conversion was good making the score 8-0.  Vinton-Shellsburg came back and scored on a 2 yard touchdown run.  The two-point conversion failed making the score South Tama 8 and Vinton-Shellsburg 6.  There was not any other scoring in the first half as both defenses were playing well.


South Tama put together a good offensive drive to begin the second half,  but were unable to score.  Both defenses continued to play well as neither team was able to find the end zone in the third quarter. 


Turnovers proved to be costly in the final quarter as the Trojans turned the ball over a couple times.  Vinton-Shellsburg was able to score on a 37 yard touchdown run with just over two minutes remaining in the game making the score Vinton-Shellsburg 12 and South Tama 8.  The Trojans had one more opportunity to put together a scoring drive but were not able to score. 


Game 2


This game was dominated by both defenses as neither team had much success moving the ball.  The Trojan defense held Vinton Shellsburg on a fourth down play to get the ball back with an opportunity to score with less than three minutes to play in the game.  South Tama was able to move the ball down field and score with less than a minute to play.  The Trojans scored on a 3 yard touchdown run.  The two-point conversion failed.  Vinton-Shellsburg had one more opportunity on offense but the South Tama defense made a big play on a pass interception.  Final score was South Tama 6 and Vinton-Shellsburg 0.