For the second week in a row, Ty Feaster tossed a touchdown pass on the first play from scrimmage to pace the Glenbrook Apaches to victory. Final score against Arcadia – 55-12.
Landry Powell hauled in the short pass across the middle, and then outran the Hornet defense for the 46 yard touchdown reception. After the Ty Feaster extra point, the Apaches were up 7-0.
The opportunistic Apache defense gave their offense the ball back in just 2 plays as Grayson Williams forced a Hornet fumble.
A 36 yard pass from Feaster to Clemons set the Apaches up with 1st and 10 from the Hornet 12 yard line. Feaster then found DJ Carter for a 12 yard touchdown pass. After the successful extra point, the score was 14-0.
The Apaches recovered the following onside kick and took over at the Arcadia 46 yard line. A huge run from Rhett Johnson, set the Apache offense up on the Hornet 15.
After 2 consecutive touchdown plays were called back for penalties, Rhett Johnson finished the drive with a 17 yard touchdown run. The extra point increased the Apache lead to 21-0.
A miscue on the kick return forced the Hornets to start their second drive of the night on their own 2 yard line. The Apache defense stood tall and forced a Hornet punt from their own 5 yard line. Maddox Mandino scooped up the short punt at the Hornet 35 yard line and raced around the right end and into the end zone. The extra point was successful, giving Glenbrook a 28-0 lead with 6:51 remaining in the 1st quarter.
A personal foul penalty forced the Apaches to kick off from their own 25 yard line. After a nice return, the Hornets had their best field position of the night on the Apache 40 yard line.
Markecion Carr took full advantage of the great field position by bursting through the line and outracing the Apache defense on his way to the 40 yard touchdown. The Apache defense turned away the 2 point conversion attempt, and Glenbrook’s lead stood at 28-6.
The Hornet momentum was short lived, as Maddox Mandino picked up the ensuing kick off at his own 37 yard line and raced around the left end. As he began to be tackled, he lateraled the ball back to Cason Clemons, where he sprinted untouched for the Apache touchdown. A successful extra point gave the Apaches a 35-6 lead with 6:18 left in the 1st quarter.
The Apache defense stood tall once again by intercepting the Arcadia quarterback as Chase Sentell stepped in front of the arrant 4th down pass.
Ty Feaster then threw his 3rd touchdown pass of the quarter as he found Landry Powell open from 31 yards out. The successful extra point now gave the Apaches a 42-6 lead as the 1st quarter came to an end.
After stopping the Hornet offense on 4th down, the Apache offense once again had great field position as they took over on the Arcadia 33 yard line.
The Apache offense put together a 6-play, 33 yard drive that was capped off by a 9 yard Chase Sentell touchdown run. The extra point was successful, as the Apache lead was extended to 49-6.
Both teams traded a possession as the final minutes of the 2nd quarter came to an end.
The Apache defense forced another Hornet turnover on their opening drive of the second half. DJ Carter rounded out the Apache scoring as he trotted into the end zone from 10 yards out with 5:56 remaining in the 3rd quarter.
With a running clock and the entire Apache roster getting plenty of playing time, the Hornets were able to score 2 touchdowns in the 4th quarter to make the final score 55-22.
“Tonight was the culmination of a great season for us,” said Head Coach David Feaster. “The way we played tonight was indicative of the whole season. Our defense shutdown a good rushing attack, and our offense was unstoppable. We are disappointed that we can’t make the playoffs, because we feel we would have had a great chance with this team, but we are very excited to get back in the weight room next week and get ready for the rest of our sport seasons.”
The Apaches finished their inaugural season in the LHSAA with a record of 8-2 and a 3rd place finish in district 1-1A.
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