Story Originally Published On: October 19,2015 on lakecentralnews.com
On Thursday Oct. 15, the Indians freshman football team defeated the Merrillville Pirates with a final score of 19-14 at Merrillville High School.
The Indians took the lead with a score of 16-4 in the first half, leaving the Pirates faced with a challenge.
“We got knocked down a couple times, but we were able to stay in it and finish the game,” Nick Garcia (9) said.
After halftime, the Pirates stepped up their game, placing the Indians at a disadvantage. The fans became boisterous, trying to cheer their team on for the victory.
“Our defense and offense [could have been] a little better,” Richard Wisz (9) said.
With the help of the coaches and the fans, the Indians prevailed with a score of 19-14, leaving the the Indians undefeated. The next game for the freshman boys will be on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 9 a.m.
“The goal is to win our last game and go all the way undefeated,” Zachary Bundalo (9) said.