Sterling, VA (September 15, 2015) – The Park View Patriots remembered the fallen of 9-11, inducted honorees into their Athletic Hall of Fame, and topped it all off by winning their second home game on Friday night. The Patriots scored 27 points against the Freedom Eagles’ 7 points, proving that they are developing into a quality football team.
In the opening drive of the game, Park View received the ball and took only five plays to get on the scoreboard, with QB Chase Jefferson sprinting 49 yards to score Park View’s first touchdown. The Eagles’ defense blocked the PAT. The Eagles’ offense went on to answer the Patriots with a touchdown of their own, followed by a PAT, making the score 7-6, Eagles, at the end of the first half.
Park View would go on to dominate Freedom in the second half of the game. The turning point was a Patriot interception by CB Giovanni Lopez. The Patriots’ defense, lead by its linebacking core of Caleb Donofrio, Colin Mills, Bryan Guerra, and Jonathan Baltimore, held the Eagles to 7 points.
The Patriots’ offense pounded the ball a total of 352 yards in 49 carries. QB Chase Jefferson rushed for 204 yards and scored three Patriot TDs, and passed to RB Michael Hernandez for a two-point conversion. Nikolai Hopkins rushed for 122 yards, including a 37-yard TD, and kicker Tony Lampe scored a point-after kick to end the game at 27-7.
Park View, with an overall record of 2-1, travels to Rock Ridge this Friday night.
Article by Marlene Barney
Special to Viva Loudoun