Chiles Wins in Overtime
Cross city rivals took the field to give fans one of the most intense game of Flag Football so far this season. The Leon Lady Lions battled, their decade old rivals, The Chiles Lady Timberwolves at Leon High School at 7pm Thursday night. With the Lady Lions QB #2 Anna De Vlieger scoring the only touchdown in the first quarter, the lions took the first lead of the game. The Lady Timberwolves answered back with touchdowns by RB #11 Christine Cockrell and WR #24 Kianna Woolington.
The Lady Lions fought back with a touchdown pass to #00 Courtney Robinson. Despite Interceptions from Lady Timberwolves Safety #25 Tatyana Smith and Lady Lion athlete #8 Laurel Daniels with minutes left the 4th quarter and a replayed down with no time left on the clock, Lady Timberwolves possession, they still ended in regulation time in a tie, 12-12. “Quite honestly credit to Chiles for hanging in there.” said Coach Matt Williams, ” They always have a great program and like I said numerous times, This is the rivalery of Flag football and it’s always going to be a great game.”
The Lady Timberwolves sealed the win with a touchdown by WR #25 Tatyana Smith and the extra point caught in the endzone by #3 Montana Meleney, beating the Lady Lions 19-18. The overtime touchdown by Lady Lion WR #11 Stuart Drew was not enough for the victory over their city rivals.
“They work hard and they are a great group of kids and they don’t quit, they always feel like they can come out ahead at the end, no matter what the adversity.” said Chiles coach Stan Goldstein
CHILES 19- LEON 18(Final)
4Q SCORE BOARD
RICKARDS 20 – FLORIDA HIGH 0 (Final)
LINCOLN 8 – GODBY 6 (Final)