Chiefs put together 4 quarters, dominate Vancleave, Miss.

Published 11:15 pm Friday, September 23, 2016

NHS tops Mississippi team, 25-3

Calling it Northview’s best four-quarter performance all year, Chiefs head football coach Derek Marshman said the team imposed its will in a 25-3 rout over Vancleave, Miss. tonight.

“It was probably our best four-quarter performance by far,” Marshman said. “They were a bigger school, but we knew how they played. They were a very, very physical team.”
Marshman said the coaches challenged the Chiefs all week to have a will to win.

“Physically, we were dominant all four quarters,” he said.

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NHS senior quarterback Luke Ward rushed for 125 yards on 18 carries and scored three touchdowns. He had 58 yards passing.

Hunter Edwards had 21 rushing yards and scored one touchdown. Neikel Robinson rushed for 38 yards, and Jeremiah Woods had 54 yards on 14 carries.

Defensively, Edwards had nine tackles, one sack and caught one interception. Jared Aliff had six tackles and two sacks. Robinson had an interception.

Marshman said it got chippy late in the game, but the boys stood their ground.

“We played whistle to while, and kept it under control,” he said.

NHS visits Maplesville, Ala. next week in regular season action.