Border Country Sports-July 31st
Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrigton.
It's good to be beack home after a family vacation in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee. I haven't been able to write the last couple of days as I was making the 15 hour drive home. Vacation is always great, but it is nice to be back in the routine.
Greenjackets Win Second in a Row
The Glens Falls Greenjackets picked up their second win in a row as they pulled away to top Auburn 25-12 in Empire Football League action Saturday night.
Quarterback Tom Hammond led the Greenjackets to the victory by rushing for four touchdowns.
Hammond rushed for 239 yards on the night. He scored on three 1 yard runs and a 22 yard scamper.
Auburn returned the opening kick off for a touchdown to take an early 6-0 lead.
Hammond scored his first touchdown of the night with 11:09 to play in the second quarter to make it 7-6 after the PAT.
Hammond's 22 yard run made it 13-6 Greenjackets at the half.
Hammond scored his third TD of the night wth 12:20 to play in the third to extend the Glens Falls lead to 19-6.
Auburn pulled within 19-12 early in the third but Hammond put the game away with his fourth score of the evening.
The Greenjackets' defense was also solid recovering two fumbles, recording four sacks and blocking two extra points.
The Greenjackets are now 3-1 on the season and return home next week to meet Broome County. That game will be played at Schuylerville High School Saturday night at 7 p.m.
With the Border Country Sports Report, I'm Keith Harrington.