Saturday, October 04, 2008
EFL Pre Game Press Coverage October 04
Red and Black keeps spirits high as regular season winds down
UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Despite disappointing Empire Football League campaign,
By MATT CORDOVA
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2008
The general attitude surrounding the Watertown Red and Black semiprofessional football team is that the time has come to start looking forward.
But there's still one more game to play in 2008, as the team hosts the Ottawa Deacon Demons tonight in its Empire Football League finale at the Alex T. Duffy Fairgrounds.
"Hopefully we can close the season strong with two wins," head coach George Ashcraft said.
Last week's 20-7 victory over
"Our fans are always supportive of us. It's nice to have given them a win," quarterback/cornerback Brian Williams said. "And four our momentum going into next year. We know this is a year we're not used to having. We're looking forward to start building something for next year."
"I think everybody just finally believed in themselves," said Ben Pritchard, who tallied a pair of sacks. "The coaches are just telling everybody to have fun. We have nothing to lose."
The Deacon Demons pulled out a fourth-quarter victory over
"We need to keep that same attitude," running back Anthony Noel said, "and just show up ready to play."
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