Football 2018: HKHS Defeats Valley/LOL for Principal’s Cup

Submitted by Barth Keck, Asst. Coach. 

Post-game team photo

The Haddam Killingworth High School varsity football team defeated Valley/Lyme-Old Lyme on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 in Deep River with a final score of H-K 27, Valley/LOL 21. HK’s Dalton Modehn rushed for 117 yards on 17 carries with two touchdowns and two interceptions, and HK’s Tobey Callender rushed for 76 yards on 12 carries with two touchdowns and two interceptions as the Cougars beat the Warriors to win the Principal’s Cup and qualify for the Class S playoffs. Jason O’Brien had 139 yards on 10 receptions with two touchdown catches for Valley.

The Cougars offense, ready for the snap

Summary:

First Quarter: HK – Tobey Callender 1 run (run failed); V/LOL – Jason O’Brien 47 pass from Ryan Santos (Brian Funk kick)

Second Quarter: V/LOL – O’Brien 34 pass from Santos (Funk kick); HK – Jordan Callahan 33 field goal

Fourth Quarter: HK – Dalton Modehn 8 run (run failed); HK – Callender 3 run (run failed); HK – Modehn 44 run (kick failed); V/LOL – Nicholas Braga 70 pass from Santos (Funk kick)

Quarterback #14 James Murphy on a QB-keeper for a first down

HK (9-1)         6    3   0   18   27
V/LOL (7-2)  7    7    0    7    21

Next game: Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 in Class S playoffs (opponent TBD)

Photos by Chad Giulini.

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