The first North Baltimore Junior High football game of the 2018 season saw a coaching matchup between NB grads and brothers, Lane Bishop coaching at Van Buren, and younger brother Taylor Bishop, coaching at for the Tiger.
The game becomes an instant classic of a Jr. High game, ending in a 20-20 tie.
For for the Tigers, Gaige DeWitt scored two touchdowns, one on the opening play of the game on a screen pass. His second score came later on a long TD run.
7th grader Braxton Althauser scored on a punt return to tie the game!
NB AD Dan Davis said, ” It was a fantastic job by all the players to open the season against cross-county line rivals Van Buren. ”
Up next for the Jr. Hi Football Tigers will be Arcadia at HOME – 5:00 Thursday, Sept. 6.
submitted by Dan Davis, NBLS Co-AD