B-A overpowers Northern Bedford in the second half


Jeff Miller

Zach Mallon bursts through a gigantic hole for some of his 151 yards on the ground against Noethern Befford.

Jake Bollinger, Editor In Chief

Last Friday the Blue Devils traveled to Northern Bedford to take on the Panthers for a week one football matchup. 

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B-A dominated possession of the football, running nearly 20 more plays than Northern Bedford, eventually wearing down their ICC foe in the second half of a 36-14 victory before a sparse crowd made thin by COVID-19 restrictions.

While no B-A fans were permitted to attend in person, they were able to stream the game on the internet through NFHS Network.

The Blue Devils gave up a touchdown on the first drive of the game, but they immediately bounced back with a touchdown of their own coming from senior tailback, Zach Mallon.  

The Blue Devils kept the strong energy going through the second quarter after a 45-yard punt return from Connor Gibbons set up a 1 yard touchdown run for senior halfback, Joe Dorminy. 

Zach Mallon racked up his second touchdown with a 13- yard rush right before half putting the Blue Devils up 19-14.

The second half proved to be a strong one for the boys as they scored 17 unanswered points to secure the victory. 

Zach Mallon, and Connor Gibbons each scored a touchdown in the second half, followed by the game ending safety by Dominic Caracciolo. 

Rushing leaders for BA: Z. Mallon-  3 TD 151 yards, C. Gibbons- 1 TD 90 yards, J. Dorminy 1 TD 52 yards.

After a strong week one win the boys prepare to take on Everett at home this Friday.