EHS wins the 118th playing of The Game 25-21

Taft Gantt ’20

In front of a crowd of thousands at Johnson Stadium, Woodberry Forest lost to Episcopal High School 21-25 in the 118th playing of The Game. The Maroon started their comeback in the third quarter scoring 19 unanswered points to end the game.

2018-11-09 03.44.30-1.jpgDequece Carter had himself a day in his last game in a Woodberry jersey finishing with 244 yards and a touchdown. His 32-yard touchdown pass from Ben Locklear in the second quarter made him the all-time leading receiver in Central Virginia history.

Woodberry Forest got its first points on the board after a one-yard touchdown run by Rhys Logan. George Pettegrew caught a touchdown and was the second leading receiver for the Tigers. Woodberry found most of its offensive success in the air from Ben Locklear who threw for 350 yards.2018-11-09 02.35.31

The Tigers’ season came to an end Saturday, but they should not hang their heads. Winning four of their last five games, the Forestmen finished the season 5-3 and Prep League Champs. Coach Braswell congratulated his boys in the postgame huddle after the singing of Amici by the entire student body.

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