The 8th grade football team played Alliance. The Warriors made some mental mistakes early allowing Alliance to complete long run and pass plays on the first drive of the game. Alliance scored and the Warriors were down 6 - 0. After a three and out, the Warriors gave up a punt return for a touchdown and were down 12 - 0 at the end of the first quarter. The following play, Cranston followed his lead blocker Hurst and ran a 70 yard touchdown run. Lamp converted the two point conversion and the Warriors were down 12 - 8. After the defense forced a three and out, Ballard blocked a punt that was recovered by Craig. That helped set up another touchdown run by Lamp. After the Warriors took the lead 14 - 12, they never looked back. The Warriors offense controlled the clock in the second half, not allowing Alliance to have a possession in the entire 3rd quarter. The Warriors Defense played great in the second half, lead by Hunter and Flickinger. The Warriors won the game and are now 3 - 2 on the season. The 8th grade will travel to North West on October 7th. Go Warriors!