ROCHESTER---The Dundee Scots football team took their first loss of the season Friday night, Nov. 13, in a state tournament playoff game against the Section VI sectional champs of Randolph. The Randolph Cardinals beat Dundee with a final score of 14-6.
Dundee scored first on a four yard run by Ryan Ballard with 7:57 left in the first quarter. The kick failed, but Dundee led 6-0. Randolph put together a long drive, scoring at 2:39 in the first quarter. With a good extra point, Randolph then led 7-6. Randolph put together their second touchdown of the game with 4:26 left in the second quarter. With the extra point, Randolph led 14-6.
Coach Sheldon Gibson stated, “We had our chances, but we didn’t convert. We had a couple of untimely mistakes and that hurt us.” On one of the biggest plays of the game, quarterback Tommy Pratt threw a pass to Webb, left-handed, which Webb caught and ran about 50 yards for a touchdown. However, the play was called back with a penalty. Webb almost had another big play several plays later, making up most of a fourth and long situation, but came up about a yard short. The ball went over to Randolph. After that, Dundee ran out of chances.
Webb led Dundee with 18 rushes and 134 yards. Ballard rushed seven times for 19 yards. Pratt completed three of ten passes for 36 yards. Ballard had two receptions for 18 yards. Kyle Spinks had one reception for 18 yards. Dundee fumbled twice, losing the ball once.
Defensively, Webb led Dundee with 13 tackles (six solo), one for a seven yard loss, and had a forced fumble. Dustyn Thompson had 12 tackles (six solo). Ballard had 11 tackles (five solo), with one for a two yard loss. Ballard had 11 tackles (five solo), with one for a two yard loss. Patric Perez had eight tackles (3 solo), with four tackles for an eight yard loss. Cody Gilbert had eight tackles (one solo). Jesse Jayne, Anthony Tiffany and Andrew Earl each had two tackles. Kyle Woodard and Tony Webb each had a tackle.
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