The battle for the “Football for Freedom” Trophy resumes this fall in Pennsylvania. Dallastown looks to build off their win from last season when they defended their home turf and won 41-14. The Wildcats used a big third quarter to pull away. Red Lion looks to use their homefield advantage and claim back the trophy and the bragging rights.
A long opening drive resulted in a TD to give the Red Lions an early lead in the battle for the “Football for Freedom” tonight in Pennsylvania. The Wildcats answered with a drive and a field goal to put their first points on the board with a score of 7-3. Early in the 2nd quarter, the Lions secured a FG of their own to extend their lead to 10-3. Dallastown received the punt and scored on the next play with a 50 yd crossing route to tie the game at 10. Red Lion’s QB executed a perfect pass to the receiver who ran it into the endzone with 30 seconds left in the first half. After a failed PAT, the game went into the half with the Lions on top 16-10. Starting the second half, Dallastown put 6 up to take the lead 17-16. Red Lions answered with a one-handed catch to take back their lead 23-17. The Wildcats respond to shift the lead in their favor once again 24-23. In this tight game, the Lions score again and after a failed 2-pt conversion, the score is 29-24. After an action-packed 4th quarter, the Lions prevailed with a final score of 44-30!