GAME REPORT ROUND 3 VS CARDIFF VALKYRIES
On a blustery day we knew it was going to be a game mostly on the ground. And Bears RB Helena started the first drive with a great series of runs driving up the field and finished with a run up the middle for the first TD. XP no good.
Cardiff QB tries a run up the middle but perfectly read by DLine Lisa and LB Holly to stop her in her tracks. On the next play a great tackle by LB Alison forces the fumble and LB Felicity jumps on the ball for a Bears recovery.
Bears offense now set up just outside the endzone and rookie RB Darah takes it in for 6! XP no good.
Valkyries O come on with some fire and the QB does a great run to the outside but DB Hannah LB Holly take her down in stride. Another good run this time by the RB to the other side of the pitch and taken down by DB Belle. On the next play a fantastic blitz by LB Oxi forced a panic pass and brilliantly intercepted by LB Holly!
RB Helena with a great run for a 1st, but a close dropped pass just outside the endzone. Helena takes it in for another TD and XP is good by RB Darah.
Cardiff with another good run from the QB but forced out of bounds by LB Holly. A short run up the middle tackled by LB Alison and Alison strikes again as a run broke out for a 1st down stopping it going any further. Great pressure from the DLine forced a high snap and LB Alison pounces on the ball for a turn over!
RB Helena from the halfway line makes defenders miss and takes it in for 6. XP is good by Darah.
Cardiff back on the field and a good run by RB is pushed out by LB Holly, another QB run but this time swallowed up by DLine Sarah and LB’s Holly and Felicity. The Valkyries RB makes a break to one side and is almost caught but she cuts back to the other side of the pitch for a Cardiff TD. XP no good.
Bears answer right back and RB Helena runs the length of the pitch leaving defenders in her wake for another TD. XP good by Darah. The half finishes 33-6!
Defense out after the half and a bat down by rookie DB Hannah Gee, before a fumble by Cardiff but they recover. Another Holly tackle and its a turn over on downs.
A great run from RB Darah for a first and more and a pitch to Helena for a Bears TD. XP good by Darah.
Fantastic pressure by DLine Laura and Lisa forced an errant pass and rookie DB Hannah Gee with the interception! She runs it back for a pick 6! XP is good by Darah.
Defence back on and a QB keep stopped twice in a row for a loss by rookie LB Shannon Owens! Some great coverage forcing incomplete passes and another bat down by rookie DB Hannah Gee.
A great run by Darah and fantastic run by Rach Broadhurst for a TD but unfortunately called back for a penalty. Another great run by Rach set Helena up and she runs in for 6, XP good by Darah.
Cardiff offense on the field and a good pass connects with their WR and the run after for a TD. On the XP great pressure from DLine Laura and Lisa cause a fumble and it’s no good.
The game finishes 54-12 to the Bears!
Picture from Photos by Furfie