Plainfield – 7
Watchung Hills – 12
The Cardinals visited Watchung Hills Regional to battle the Warriors. The Cardinals slow start was pivotal as the Warriors jumped on the Cardinals and never looked back. The Cardinals were in position to go in with the leading score late in the game, but a turnover erased that chance.
1) The defense was respectable giving up 12 points for the game.
2) Penalties were costly – erased several drives for potential scores
3) Turnovers cost the game.
Robert Jackson played admirable running the football to get the Cardinal Fanatic – Plainfield player of the game. The senior running back gained 145 yards (season high) rushing averaging 9.1 yards per carry to lead the Cardinals to their most offensive productive night since the Somerville game.
Sophomore Justin Strothers passed for over 100 yards including a touch down pass to Robert Jackson.
Offensive Player of the game – Amir Bradley
Defensive Player of the game – Lamond Sparrow
The following player’s earned the Cardinal Fanatic Star for their helmets
Robert Jackson – 3*
Amir Bradley – *
Lamond Sparrow – *Khaliq Harris – *