TC Varsity Football vs. Robinson–Game Recap 9/16/17

Diondre Charlton, quarterback, sprints towards the end zone.

T.C. Williams beat Robinson on Saturday, September 16.  Late in the fourth quarter, Robinson’s kicker missed an attempt to tie the game–and then missed a kick to win the game.

T.C. scored a quick touchdown in the first 3 minutes and their defense led to another touchdown in the first quarter. In a crucial moment in the first half, T.C. stopped Robinson in their tracks, maintaining a shutout. Robinson, however, quickly came back with a touchdown of their own in the 2nd quarter, cutting T.C.’s lead.

Robinson made a few great defensive stands, including a sack on T.C.’s quarterback for a turnover on downs.  At the end of the 1st half, Robinson made a field goal, making the score 19-10. Two quick touchdowns by each team, including a highlight run by T.C., increased the score to 27-17.

Then Robinson performed an onside kick and got possession of the ball. After the onside kick, Robinson marched down the field, moving the ball with ease.  The possession ended with a field goal, making the score 27-20.

T.C. was forced to punt on its next possession. Robinson capitalized on the great field position and scored a touchdown. But they missed the extra point, which would have tied the game now 27-26.  

Late in the game, T.C.’s offense was forced to punt once again. Robinson’s offense moved down the field quickly and got close enough for one last field goal attempt. The kick, however, missed right, and T.C. held on for the victory, improving to a record of 3-1.