It was all defense in the first half between the Wolverines and Indians tonight with the only score occurring midway through the second quarter when Scoop Smith took a handoff around the right end to the house to make it 7-0 Woodland Hills with 7:12 to go in the 1st half.
In the second half, Penn Hills Julian Dugger scores on a QB draw to put 6 on the board for the Indians, but a blocked extra point attempt kept it 7-6 Wolverines with 7:31 to go in the 3rd.
Woodland puts together an impressive drive grinding it out in the ground culminating in a touchdown and successful extra point attempt to extend their lead to 14-6
Indians QB Julian Dugger took one to the house from 50 yards out and followed that up with a 2-point conversion to tie things up at 14 with 2:59 to go in the 3rd. On its next drive, Penn Hills drives it down into the red zone and Julian Dugger connects with Tajuan Bandy for a 14-yard TD but fails to convert the 2 pt try makes it 20-14 Indians early in the fourth quarter.
Wolverines Scoop Smith runs another one in for a TD and with the extra point, Wolverines retake the lead 21-20 with 7:50 left in the game.
But it was Penn Hills Julian Dugger again with a 27-yard TD to Cameron Thomas. The 2 pt conversion is no good but the Indians retake the lead which they would not relinquish. For his performance, Penn Hills QB Julian Dugger was named MVP of the contest.
Final score Penn Hills 26, Woodland Hills 21.
Prior to the game the United States Marines presented scholar athletes awards to members of each team for their accomplishments on and off the field. Recipients were PENN HILLS, JULIAN DUGGER, and WOODLAND HILLS, ANTONIO NASH. Congratulations!