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My View from the Press Box-White House


By Tim Case 

The MCHS Tigers traveled
to White House last Friday night for a district match-up and a chance to host a
st round play- off game. 

  The Tigers fumble
the ball away on the 2
nd play of the game at the 25 yard line and White
House recovered.   The Blue Devils scored
with 7:33 to go in the 1
st qtr to take the 7-0. Tigers 2nd
possession resulted in a three and out. 
After a punt by Grace, Johnson hit McEwen on the first play from
scrimmage for a 67 yard TD pass.  WH
converted a two point conversion to take the lead 15-0 with 5:58 in the 1
qtr.  The Tigers go three and out on
their 3
rd possession.  After
another punt, WH went 60 yards in 6 plays as Johnson threw his 2
TD pass to McEwen with 1:54 in 1
st qtr.  After a missed PAT, WH led 21-0. The Tigers
start their 4
th possession on their own 21 and pick-up one first
down and punt it away.  Four plays later
West scored on a 43 yard TD run.  PAT
good White House led 28-0.  The Tigers next
drive ended when Grace is intercepted by Johnson at the Blue Devil 27.  White House drove 10 plays and 73 yards to
make the score 34-0 after a TD run by B
urns and a missed
PAT with 3:50 to go in the 2
nd qtr. 
The Tigers got on the scoreboard with a Grace to Manning 16 yard TD pass
capping a four play 80 yard drive with 2:17 to go in the second period.  The Blue Devils missed a FG as time expired
to end the half making the score 34-7.  

  White House took the
nd half opening kickoff and drove 69 yard in seven plays and score.   PAT
good White House led 41-7.  Tigers drive
76 yards in 18 plays as Aaron Carter sneaks it in from the one.  Cook added the PAT to make the score 41-14.
With :25 sec left in the game Dale Turner scored from five yards away, PAT good
by Cook.  Final score White House 41-21
over the Tigers.  Tigers fall to 3-5 on
the season and 2-2 in the district standing.

The Tigers will host Livingston Academy this week for the
last home game and parents’ night.  Come
out and cheer the Tigers on to victory and “I’ll see you at the game.”