Forks Rolls UE In Homecoming Game
The regular season was beginning to wind down on October 19, as the Blue Devils of Chenango Forks hosted the Tigers of Union-Endicott for their homecoming weekend. UE came into the game 1-5 overall looking to steal a game on the road against the Forks who remained undefeated with a 6-0 record.
The Blue Devils came out strong as Ray Austin kept the ball for himself on the quarterback keeper and took it into the endzone from 16 yards out. Ryan Joseph converted the extra point and it was a quick 7-0 lead for Chenango Forks. The Tigers responded with a 60-yard catch and run down the sideline for Adam Thomas. The extra point was no good, making it a one-point lead for the Forks.
In the second quarter, Matt Paske had a 14-yard reception for another Chenango Forks touchdown. The kick was good on the extra point for a 14-6 lead. Austin would keep again near the goal line for his second rushing score of the game. PAT was converted to bolster the lead to 21-6 in favor of the home team. The last score tallied before the half came from Lucas Scott on the pitch-catch and run from 42-yards out. The kick was no good but still managed to make it a 27-6 lead for Chenango Forks.
Coming out of halftime, Scott picked up where he left off with an 11-yard run. The kick was good for the extra point for a 34-6 lead for Chenango Forks. UE would get another one on the board thanks to Thomas on the 22-yard pass. The kick wasn't converted as the lead was 34-12 still in favor of the Blue Devils.
In the fourth quarter, it was Scott putting the game away with the rushing touchdown from his 46-yard line. The extra point was good from Joseph once again, and it was 41-12 Forks out in front.
The Blue Devils would go on to win by a final score of 41-12 to remain undefeated at 7-0. The Tigers of Union-Endicott fall to 1-6 overall as a result of today's matchup.