Delsea Puts on An All Around Masterclass in the Group 3 Championship
photo by: Anthony Ferrara (@af.visualsss)
Delsea Gets on the Board Early
In a thrilling start to the Group 3 Championship at Piscataway, Delsea surged ahead in the first quarter with a score of 6-0 against West Essex.
The game kicked off with a solid 25 yard kick return from Delsea's Wayne Adair. Delsea's offense did not waste the opportunity Adair provided them. Running back Dan Russo heavily contributed to this drive, as he totaled 30 yards and ultimately cashed in a touchdown for Delsea on their first drive to make it 6-0.
West Essex attempted to respond with their offensive drive, starting strong with a 17-yard return by Anthony Dotro. However, the momentum was short-lived as Delsea forced a three and out to get the ball back in their possesion.
Delsea put together a promising drive, gaining 40 yards in 9 plays and reaching the West Essex 17 yard line. The drive was highlighted by a Zach Maxwell 20 yard rush. Athough Delsea was marching down the field, West Essex was able to stand their ground on a crucial 4th down that could have extended their deficit.
The quarter concluded without further scoring, leaving West Essex searching for answers to Delsea's early lead. As the teams prepared for the second quarter, the statistics reflected Delsea's dominance in the first quarter with a total of 116 rushing yards and 6 first downs while West Essex struggled with a negative rush yardage and no points on the board.
West Essex Pushes Back