Falcons Upend Lancers

I was out of town for this game, so for the story I bring you the always excellent tweets from @TPFB_2016, lightly edited. I’ll credit him by name, with permission.

The Carlsbad Lancers visited the Torrey Pines Falcons who prevailed in a tough fought game, 21-14. Let’s go to the action on the field.

Hastings and Gadinis connect to move the sticks for the first time this game. Ball on our 38. The Falcon drive stalls on our 45. Punt.

Lancers take over on offense on their 19. Lancers go 3 and out. Punt. Falcon ball on our 42. Lancer apparent TD called back on a holding penalty. Ball on the Falcon 28, 1st and 18. End of 1st quarter: Torrey Pines and Carlsbad scoreless The Lancers are first on the board with a 43-yard TD pass. PAT good. 7-0, 8:57 left

AndrĂ© Meiers returns the kick from the 1 to the Lancer 48. Shifty running QB Jason Heine move the Falcons to the 29. Sully O’Brien carries the ball to the 3. 1st and goal Falcons. Duerr crashes through the middle of the line for a TOUCHDOWN FALCONS. Alworth PAT good. We are tied at 7. 4:56

Carlsbad touchdown. PAT good. 14-7, 2:57 Halftime: Carlsbad 14, Torrey Pines 7

We’ve kicked off for the 2nd half at TPHS. Lancer ball. Kevin Misak and David Niddrie going off on D forces a Lancer punt. Falcon ball on our 27. End of the 3rd: Carlsbad 14, Torrey Pines 7

The Falcons are in the red zone. 1st and 10 from the 11. QB keeper by Heine for a TOUCHDOWN FALCONS. Alworth PAT good. Tied at 14. 10:27

Falcons have the ball in the red zone again. 3rd and 4 from the 14. Duerr carries the ball for 4 yards. 1st and goal Falcons are on the half yard line facing 4th down. Time out to think about it. 2:58 Falcons are going for it. …… Duerr goes untouched up the middle for a TOUCHDOWN FALCONS. Alworth PAT good. 21-14, Falcons. 2:54

Lancer pass picked off by Clapp at our 47!!!!!!! 1:42 O’Brien carries across midfield. Carlsbad timeout. They have 2 remaining. 1:34 Falcon ball on the 42, facing 3rd and 3. O’Brien carries for 2.

4th down Timeout Carlsbad. 1:20 Falcons line up to go for it. 1st down Falcons!!! Carlsbad out of timeouts. :53 left. Taking a knee to run out the clock for the win. Final score: Carlsbad 14, Torrey Pines 21


Torrey Pines’ kicker, Nino Alworth. Photo Anna Scipione


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