The Beaver Swami Previews Dubois/Meadville: Rematch of “The Game”
Written by: Billy Splain on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
Rematch of “The Game”
Last year as the pack of Bulldogs came to the pond, we witnessed national and state records fall in droves. For DuBois, Colin Read broke the single game receiving record; Matt Miller set the national record for passing and total yards in a single game as well as tying the national record for touchdowns in a single game. For Meadville, Journey Brown simply owned the turf under his feet as he destroyed the single game state rushing record.
The Bulldogs walked away from the nationally publicized game with a 107-90 victory, the E.J. Mansell pond was drained. The Beavers rebuilt, but were left wondering how a 90 point effort could possibly end in a loss.
So here we are, the story line has been read and now it is time to put on the pads and settle the score. The pond builders defense is athletic, fast and smart – Most importantly, injury free as compared to last year!
The Beavers are 1-1, barely losing to Conneaut in a nail biter; they are confident and poised for one of their best seasons ever. Meadville will enter the game 0-2, thirsting for their first victory of the season. Mr. Journey Brown undoubtedly has a new pair of cleats after burning his up last year, he will be eager to replace them once again.
Another tough call, but if the Beavers can minimize mistakes, they will return to their lodge victorious. No records will be broken this year, it will be a tough battle to be won in the trenches – DuBois 35, Meadville28.
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