Warriors fall to rival Mavericks

The Weddington Warriors had a late shot of pulling the win out but fumbled it away losing to Marvin Ridge 27-24. The Warriors were leading 10-3 at they half behind a Litton to Will Shipley TD and Ian Willams 27-yard field gaal but Marvin Ridge put up 13 straight points to lead 13-10. Backup Mavericks QB Jacke Cameron helped the Mavericks extend the lead to 27-17 on their next possession with a 4-yard touchdown run. Litton found James Shipley for a 10-yard TD pass to make it 27-24 and an onside kick was the only decision to make. The Mavericks recovered the onside kick with over a minute left in the game but on the very next play Weddington recovered a botched handoff and would have a chance to win the game. On the second play of the Warriors’ drive, two Mavericks got to Weddington quarterback Whitner Litton as he tried to scramble and stripped the ball. Another Marvin Ridge player fell on it to seal the Maverick win. Weddington falls to 6-3 overall and will travel to Monroe Friday Oct. 27th.

 


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