Peanut Shamrocks Win Turkey Bowl
The BCAC Peanut Shamrocks traveled to Brentwood for a Turkey Bowl game against Plainview. Captain Liam Malsy won the coin toss and elected to receive. The offensive line of Richard Wood, Brian Feimer, Charlie Bostwick, Justin Carricato, and center Matt Ostrander were exploding off the ball, providing huge running lanes.
The Shamrocks opened the game with big runs by Jordan Jessup, Michael Mure, Theo Stathis, Justin Carricato, Danny Hoff, and Charlie Bostwick going 55 yards setting up a 3rd and goal from the 5 yard line. The coaches called Michael Mure’s number and he ran a power sweep for his 5th TD of the season and an early lead. The defense opened up the game on fire forcing a quick 4 and out, Jordan Jessup led the defense along with lineman Luke Hanning, Steven Kenny, Liam Malsy, Sal Morello, Brian Feimer, LB’s Charlie Bostwick, Michael Mure, Danny Hoff and safety Theo Stathis led a 1st half shutout.
The Shamrocks opened the 3rd Quarter forcing another 4 and out giving the ball back to their offense. Jordan Jessup, Danny Hoff, Theo Stathis, Brian Feimer and Luke Hanning moved the ball to the 25 yard. Jordan took his next handoff cutting back for a 25 yard TD his 7th TD of the season.
The Defense battled Plainview for the rest of the game but Plainview’s talented runners were able to score 2 TD’s to tie the game. The Shamrocks tried to score late in the game but were stalled and Plainview got the ball back with 1 minute left in the game. The coaches called a quick timeout firing up their defense. Brian Feimer broke through the line to stop Plainview’s 1st play leaving only 10 seconds left in the game. On the last play Plainview ran a power sweep but the Shamrocks were ready as they converged on Plainview’s lone runner, Jordan Jessup, and the rest of the defense gang tackled him to end the game.
The Shamrocks finished a fine season holding their Turkey Bowl Trophy and wearing their Turkey Bowl medals as family, coaches and friends watched them smiling after a tough rewarding game. They worked as a team all season and all are looking forward to next season. GO SHAMROCKS!!