GLOUCESTER CITY NJ (Nov. 28, 2019)--The annual battle between our two neighborhood schools ended regulation tied a 6 - 6. After scoreless first quarter Gloucester Catholic High hit pay dirt first taking a 6 - 0 lead in 2nd but Gloucester High battled back to tie the game at 6 - 6 on a touchdown by Steven Burkhardt.
Lions put on a late first half surge hoping to take a lead before entering the locker room, but QB Gavin Callahan's pass intented for Steven Burkhardt as time ran out was intercepted in the endzone by Rams Ben Watkis.
Throughout the second half both teams were unable to provide a knockout punch as the game ended in regulation 6 - 6, after the Rams attempted a goal winning field goal which was blocked by Lions Gavin Callahan
In overtime were each team begins at the 25 yardline, the Lions surprised the crowd when they converted a 4th down 22 yd field goal to take a 9-6 lead. The Rams overtime opportunity resulted in a TD pass to Ben Watkis
Photo's courtesy Bruce Darrow (www.Darrowphotos.com)
GHS Cheerleaders and Mascot
Gavin Callahan's Blocked FG
Winning Touchdown Ben Watkis
Ben Watkis interception
TD Run Steven Burkardt