2017 Third Place Game
Here's a play-by-play of the 2017 Season Third Place Game
HIGFFL's 15th game of the 2017 season is the third place tilt between the Fighter Spiders in blue and the Green Gay Packers in green. Kickoff in 5 minutes. Join us. Team Mimosa is stocked with refreshments. The competition will be fierce.
The game starts with a penalty on the offense - the team was not set and didn't have a ball. 🙃 Spiders have a ball first and 15. Kelsey picks up 8 yards. Then Jay gets 7 more for the first down. Next series results in an interception by Yer.
Green picks up a few yards on a run by Gan. A deep throw by QB Dean is picked off by Spider Reyn at the Spiders 10 yard line. Jay squeezes up the sideline to the 20 for a first. Jön gets 9 more. Then adds 2 on a run up the middle. 4 plays later and the ball goes back to green on downs. Next play, Gan sneaks up to the 2. Next play, Dean runs in for the score. Extra point is no good. Spiders 0, Packers 6.
Spiders QB throws long. Defensive pass interference gives blue a first down. Jim gets a first down to midfield. Another interception by Yer gives green the ball. Packer Bryant scores on a 40 yard run where he eludes several Spiders. Extra point is good. Spiders 0, Packers 13.
The Spiders will try to get some points with 7 minutes left in the half. Kelsey leaps for a catch for a first down. A throw to Michael L is batted down by Packer Bryant. The next throw is juggled and picked off by Packer Ben. But flag guarding (after the INT) puts the ball back 10 yards. Green ball at the Spiders 30. David catches a 20 yard throw. QB Dean runs for 9 yards. 1st and goal. The next play is a TD by Dean. Extra point is no good. Spiders 0, Packers 19.
On the next possession, on the first play, Spiders finally score. Jay runs the length of the field evading several Packers for a TD. Extra point is no good. Spiders 6, Packers 19.
Packers on another drive with about 1 minute to go. Catches by David and Gan and a long run by Dean - and the ball is in Spiders territory. 36 seconds to go, first and 10 from the 20. Incomplete to Bryant. Incomplete to Dino. Then a zig zag score by Bryant and a extra point catch by Phil makes the score Spiders 6, Packers 26. That's the halftime score.
The second half of the 3rd Place game begins with green in possession. David is in at QB. Gan catches and runs for 10. Incomplete deep to Bryant. Ben catches and runs for 15. Incomplete deep to Bradley. David picks up the first at the Spiders 35. Deep to Bryant is in and out of his hands again. Short to Dean for another first, a holding penalty offsets a flag-guarding penalty. Green Ball at the blue 22. Phil gets a Packer first down. Bryant catches at the 1 and backpedals into the endzone to score. Extra point is no good. Spiders 6, Packers 32.
Desperation time for the Spiders. They're looking for a respectable finish to the season. Jay catches two hard fought first downs. Incomplete to Jim, I am a 10 yard pick up by Kelsey. Blue QB Chris runs for 20 yards - out of bounds at the green 23. But Blam! Packer David gets another INT for green. But green stalls and a green deep throw to Bryant is picked off on a leaping catch by Spider Michael. Nothing is working for the Spiders. 2 minute warning and the Packers have the ball at the Spiders 25. At 2 minutes, the 32-6 score means the mercy rule applies, but the Spiders want to play to the end. Green scores again -David to Bradley. Extra point is good to Richard. Final Score: Spiders 6, Packers 39.