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4 Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 TIIE JOURNAL Will play Charles comes into the game with a 6-5 re- cord, 20-14 in September at Charles City in first round city. Charles City upset favored Franklin in the opening round of the RICHARD LEGGiTT playoffs last week. Colonial Beach closed out their The Colonial Beach Drifters, a regular season two weeks ago with scrappy single wing team that is the a 44 to 6 pounding of cross county No. 3 seed in the 1A-East VHSL rivalW&L. In addition to their pow- football playoffs, will play Charles erful running attack, the team is led City at home Friday at 7 p.m. in the by a stout defense and the passing playoffs second round. Coach ]er- and running of quarterback Alonzo emy Jack's team, 8-2 for the regular Turner. season, earned a bye in the opening "I can't express how proud I am playoffround, of our players" said lack. "They The Drifters, powered by the have played together for many years running of Lamar Lucas and Anjai through rec and high school and can Lewis, defeated Charles City, which be a great team to coach:' W&L loses in first round of 1A-East playoffs to Goochland 49-7 RICHARD LEGGITT The young Washington & Lee Eagles lost Friday night in the first round of the 1A-East playoffs to Goochland 49-7. W&L couldn't muster a touch- down until the fourth period, when junior quaterback Carson Bell threw a 43-yard scoring pass to re- ceiver Montavious Johnson. Bell, who has been the Eagles leading player all season, finished the game with only four comple- tions on 12 attempts for just 54 yards. He had one touchdown and two interceptions against the stout King George Goochland defense. football season ends "Looking at the scoreboard does not say the half of it" said W&L with 42-14 playoff Coach Iosh Wild. "Our guys worked hard all game and fought lOSS to Eastern View right to the end. They never gave up and, most of all, had fun." RICHARD LEGGITT Because of injuries, the Eagles weremissing key players ].]. McNeil and Damhad Hyde. "We had to Coach ]eft Smith's King George place some new faces in positions Foxes, a powerful team that began which played a role in the team the season with six wins in their chemistry on the field" said Wild. first seven games, lost in the first But, the guys banded together and round of the 4A-East playoffs Fri- fought their tails off." day night as they went down at the "I am very proud of how these hands of Eastern View 42-14. guys came together in a difficult Eastern View running backs ]us- situation and played as one team" tin Pollard and Trey Holmes keyed Wild said. "It's hard to have fun the Cyclones' victory, scoring five and play football when looking at touchdowns and rolling up 281 the scoreboard, but we picked each yards. Eastern View moves on with other up and walked off the field an 11-0 record while the Foxes re-" with our heads held high" turned home with a 6-5 mark for the season. The Foxes were forced to play the game without star quarterback Deon Williams, who suffered a concussion in the regular season fi- nale against ]ames Monroe. "With- out him, we had to simplify our wing-T offense;' said Smith. The Foxes played the playoff game with running back lordan Aley and junior varsity quarterback Chase Scott. "We were hoping to ball as much as we could to Aley, Smith sa~d. The Foxes failed to score on two attempts from the one yard line late in the first half. "That was a momentum changer:' said Smith. "If we could've scored :' Aley, who has powered the King George attack all year, ended up with 81 yards. He was one of 24 King George seniors playing his last game. Drifters fans are ready for the playoffs. File photo by Ruth Daigler Sophomore L McNeil wil have a.strong future w th the Eagles. Running Back Jordan Alley had a stellar season senior, he played his last game Friday night. Efica Terrini fro the Foxes. As a In-Stock Carpet Sale Shaw Point Guard & Energize Sale Price $717.75 ($15,95 sq, ft. Installed) O All on Sale with prices starting $2.89 sq. ft., Installed With rp~d - Best Warranty available MATERIAL ONLY - IN STOCK. Other vtnyt patt ma in stock O0 entl sq. fl. ~lQIItlde Only I~hallellon Avldlmlde) AH ~ O~ .NATIONAL KARASTAN SALE 10% Off Kamstan rugs prices Now is the time to save on every gorgeous Kar tan carpet and rug. livery Pattern. Every Color. Keresten Carpeting Starting @ $3,60 sq, ft., installed with pad (Jome itt today and Check out our S mples. 44,14 latdyette Rhd,, Frt~lerickshurg Mon,- Friday 9 =,m, to 6 p,m. 9 a,m, to 4 p,m, FINANCING OPTIONS 6 Month lntere wtpayment * 12 Months I)efen l w paymc.t See Store [k dh