|Published: 11:40 AM, 09/14/2013
||Last updated: 11:46 AM, 09/14/2013
Author: Caleb Chrisman
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
AFTON—A valiant effort from the Cosby Eagles wasn't enough
on Friday evening as they fell to the Chuckey-Doak Black Knights, 26-10.
arguably its best game of the season to this point, but Chuckey-Doak was able to pull away late in
the fourth on a couple of touchdowns.
Eagles (0-4) head coach Kevin Hall couldn't have
asked for a better performance from his team, as they finished with 224 offensive yards and played
solid on defense, especially in the first half.
Dereck Weeks led the Eagles with 72 yards on
14 carries. Jonathan Douglas had 60 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries.
The Black Knights
(3-1) just made a few more big plays in the second half to get the victory.
the night with 266 yards.
"We feel like we've improved tremendously in the last two
weeks," Hall said. "The loss hurts, 0-4 hurts, but the improvement we're making before a big
region game stretch is really great to see. It's going to help us out a lot, just the strides
we're making the last couple of weeks."
For the full story, see the September 14-15
Weekend Edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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