2017 Championship Game
Championship Game play-by-play below:
The 2017 HIGFFL championship game is about to begin. The weather is perfect. Captains are meeting for the coin toss. The Savage Grizzlies (in gray) win the toss and choose to start with defense. The Nasty Hombres (in red) choose to start on the Diamond Head side of the field.
The game starts with a Hombres QB Michael run and Grizzly Bobby snags his flags. Three incomplete passes follow. Turnover on downs. Gray ball at the 20. Grizzly Darrin runs for 10. Throw to Andrew in the end zone incomplete. QB Brandon runs for 7. Andrew stretches for a first down at the 2 yard line. The Clarence is in for the TD. Extra point is a run by Brandon. Grizzlies 7, Hombres 0.
The Hombres get it back. Catches by Mel and Dayne get a first down. Hombres throw deep. Intercepted by Brandon. Grizzlies ball at their 30. Darrin gets a few yards for gray. Then a few more. Aaron then picks up a long gain to the Hombres 5. Andrew gains a couple. Incomplete to Andrew at the goal line. QB Brandon runs it in for a TD. Extra point is no good. Grizzlies 13, Hombres 0.
Dayne picks up yardage for the Hombres with two catches. Then Rob gets his first catch at the sideline for a gain of 5. Dayne snags another. The defense is not allowing any yardage after catch. Dayne leaps for a catch and it's 3rd and 5. Pressure from Grizzlies Bobby and the Hombres QB tumbles to the ground for a loss of 12. 4th down: incomplete deep to Dayne. Grizzlies ball. Effie carries the football to the Hombres 27. Randy picks up a few more. Darrin stretches for the first down. Deep throw to Clarence in the end zone is incomplete. Aaron catches, then stretches to the 15. 3rd and 3. Andrew squeezes through the Hombres defenders for a gain of 7. First and goal from the 5. Aaron gets the leaping TD. Extra point is good (Andrew catch). Grizzlies 20, Hombres 0. First half two-minute warning.
Hombres try some deep throws. Incomplete to Rob. Catch by Kiersten for 10. QB Michael runs up the sideline for a gain of 40. Hombres have a first down at the Grizzlies 18. Keith gains 8. Interception on the next play -!Keith bobbles the ball into Grizzly Brennan's hands. Brennan runs to the 30. Andrew gets 10. Randy gets 18. Grizzlies ball at the Hombres 25. Darrin gains 7. Incomplete errant grow makes it 4th and 2. Brandon sneaks forward for the first down. Incomplete to the end zone. Sack by Hombres Clay for a loss of 3. 7 seconds remaining. Aaron runs it out of bounds at the 10. 1 second remaining. Incomplete. Halftime score. Grizzlies 20, Hombres 0.
One more half of football in the 2017 HIGFFL season. Grizzlies start the half with them all and a 20 point lead. Andrew gets a catch for a short gain. Then another short gain for a first. Clarence gets a few yards. Andrew gets more. Darrin gets more. It's a short game for the Grizzlies. Taking time off the clock and making it harder for the Hombres to catch up.
Grizzlies still have the ball and Aaron catches and runs to the Hombres 35. Then another Aaron gain to the 29. Incomplete to Andrew. Incomplete to Aaron. 4th and 2. First down by Brandon. Andrew takes the snap and pitches to Brandon - no gain. Effie gets 7. Darrin gets close to the maker. 4th and inches. Effie makes the catch and is downed at the 1. Incomplete to Andrew. Incomplete to Effie. Andrew gets the TD. Extra point is no good. Grizzlies 26, Hombres 0.
Hombres are down and. Need to move and score. QB Michael gets a big gain with a run. Three incomplete passes makes it 4th and 10. Incomplete to Dayne means change of possession. Grizzlies ball at the Hombres 35. Incomplete to Darrin. Bobby gains a few. Effie gets a few more. 4th and 3. Brandon runs for the first down and more. 1st and 10 from the 20. 2 Incompletes and a sack by Clay gives 4th and 10. Incomplete. Turnover on downs. Red ball. And Rob catches a long bomb giving the Hombres a first down at the Grizzlies 25. 10 more yards from Rob. Then a ricochet catch by Clay gives the Hombres their first TD of the game. Extra points, no good. Grizzlies 26, Hombres 6. 2 minutes to go.
The Savage Grizzlies controlled the clock during the game and now control their destiny. Brandon gets the ball and is chased by Clay. A sack gives them a loss of one but more important, 20 seconds off the clock. Effie gets a first down on the next play. Incomplete after 10 more seconds off the clock. The gray team has spread the ball to multiple receivers. Randy gets a Grizzly first down. The Hombres timeouts help stall the ball. 35 seconds to go and red gets the ball back with a short field. Long throw to Dayne is incomplete. Incomplete to Rob. 22 seconds remain. Lloyd gets a first and Michael runs for more, then Dayne makes a leaping catch and is down on the 2. Then Dayne gets a TD. Time runs out.
Final score Grizzlies 26 / Hombres 12