Blocked punt keeps Brandywine perfectPublished 7:39am Saturday, September 8, 2012
NEW BUFFALO – The Brandywine Bobcats are once again 3-0 to start the football season.
But it wasn’t easy for the Bobcats, who had to rally from an 8-0 deficit in the fourth quarter for a 10-8 win over New Buffalo Friday.
Brandywine’s Kyle Basley blocked a punt that went out of the end zone for a safety with 1:30 remaining in the contest to give the Bobcats the victory.
Neither team was able to mount much of an offense Friday night. The Bison scored their lone touchdown in the third quarter when Kevin Levine scored on a 10-yard run and then added the 2-point conversion.
Brandywine tied the score at 8-8 with 6:13 remaining in the contest when Andrew Duckett connected with Alec Nichols for a 29-yard score. Duckett then hit Trent Moswinski with the 2-point conversion pass to tie the score.
The Bobcats finished with 311 yards in total offense, including 229 rushing. Courtlan Gordon ran for 158 yards on 26 carries.
New Buffalo had 268 yards of total offense.
Michael Shelton had 11 tackles for Brandywine and Trevor Johns 10.
Brandywine 0 0 0 10 – 10
New Buffalo 0 0 8 0 – 8
NB — Kevin Levine 10 run (Levine run)
B — Alec Nichols 29 pass from Andrew Duckett (Trent Moswinski pass from Duckett)
B — Safety, Kyle Basley blocked punt out of endzone
NB — Kevin Levine 10 run (Levin run) in third 4:11