Thursday, September 28, 2017
Pinckney High School
Tecumseh High School
Tecumseh played hard and was in the game throughout. They made some mistakes with a punt block and interception both returned for a touchdown that lead to a deficit that they could not overcome. Overall, Tecumseh was able to show improvement on both sides of the ball during the game.
Tecumseh's offense opened the quarter with a long offensive drive capped off with a short touchdown pass from Christian Neito to John Wilson making the score 12-7. Tecumseh's defense came out strong and forced a fumble on a punt giving the offense the ball deep in Pinckney territory. The offense moved it well but lost possession on an interception that lead to a TD for Pinckney. After a missed field goal attempt by Tecumseh, Pinckney answered with another long TD pass giving them a 21-12 halftime lead.
Tecumseh started the second half with the ball but only after three plays turned it over with an interception. Tecumseh's defense played well and forced Pinckney to turn the ball over on down. Pinckney was able to stop the offense and forced a punt that they blocked and returned for a touchdown. Tecumseh answered that score with a quick drive themselves capping it off with a short TD run by Christian Neito.
Tecumseh could not get the offense going and turned the ball over on another interception. The defense held strong but gave up a late touchdown in the quarter.
Tecumseh started strong, with the defense forcing a fumble on the third play of the game. Two plays later the offense converted the turnover into a TD with a long pass from Christian Neito to JJ Arbini. Pinckney answered with a long pass of their own to take a 7-6 lead.