Our Hobart Brickies faced a long, nervous bus ride to Kankakee Valley on Friday night. With confidence and pride Hobart took the field to warm up. The parents, students, and cheerleaders were all bundled up and excited for the game to begin.
After kick off, Hobart started on the 45 yard line. With the first down. Beginning in the first quarter, Noah Smith made the first touchdown of the game! Making it 7-0 with the extra point. Soon to follow in the second quarter, KV scored a touchdown making it 7-6. After Hobart recovers a fumble, Jared Zanolla makes a 22 yard pass to Monte White making it 13-6 with only 8:21 left in the first half! The crowd was cheering and just as excited as the team was. Shortly after, KV ran in for a score. Making it 14-13 after the two point conversion. At Half time, KV leads 21-13.
The crowd returned to the stands after getting hot dogs and hot chocolate after half time. A touchdown was made by KV making the score 34-13, blocking the extra point by the Brickies. Soon after, a Hobart touchdown was made by Satterfield! KV still led 34-20. In the beginning of the fourth quarter, Luke Budzielek punted for the Hobart Brickies making that first down KV. KV made a long run making it first and goal. KV scored. KV was still in the lead with the score 40-20. Although, Hobart is still was not giving up, Monte White made another touchdown with the score now 40-27!
Time quickly ran out on our Brickies. With sweat running down their faces, they make it a close game. There are more games to come this season so the Bricks are keeping their heads held high. The boys loaded the buses for the long ride home. Coming this Friday the Bricks will take on Andrean at the Brick Yard at 7 pm. Come out to support our boys! Bricks don’t break!