By Chris Parsons
The Tri-County Sports Authority football league was back in action this week, with four games Thursday night.
In flag football action, the Vikings topped the Saints 24-18 and the Raiders knocked off the Steelers, 24-12.
In Little League action, the Greenwaves outscored the Nuggets 33-26 and the Wildcats shutout the Nuggets, 27-0.
• Saints 24, Broncos 18
The Vikings’ Devin Sams got the scoring started in the first quarter on a 20-yard run to make the score it 6-0.
The Broncos answered when Jacob Steely scored on a 45-yard touchdown to tie it at six apiece.
Sams struck again for the Vikings, scampering in from three yards out to make the score 12-6, and again from seven yards out to push the lead to 18-6.
The Broncos’ Jacob Steely did his part to try and cut into the deficit with a 34-yard touchdown to make it 18-12 in the third quarter.
The Vikings’ Eric Mitchell scored from one yard out to push the lead back to 12 points, scoring from one-yard out to make it 24-12.
The Broncos’ Brady Keith capped the scoring with a 25-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Steely to make the final score 24-18.
• Raiders 24,
The Steelers scored first, but the Raiders scored the most to get the win.
Rex Lacefield started things off by throwing an eight-yard touchdown pass to Brody Barton to the Steelers a 6-0 lead.
The Raiders’ Chase Estep countered with a pair of touchdown runs, one from 45 yards out and another from 35 yards away, to put his team on top 12-6 in the second quarter.
Colin Kidd added to the Raiders’ lead, scoring on a 10-yard touchdown in the third quarter to push the lead to 18-6.
Lacefield cut the deficit to 18-12 on a nine-yard touchdown in the third to pull his team to within six points at 18-12.
Estep put the game away in the fourth quarter with a 45-yard touchdown run to seal the game for the Raiders with the final score of 24-12.
• Greenwaves 33, Nuggets 26
The Greenwaves took an early 12-0 lead on touchdowns by Trevor Hill and Derrick Woolum.
Ben Gosser cut into the lead with a 48-yard touchdown run with 4:28 left in the second quarter, and scored on the extra point, making the score 7-12.
Gosser struck again with 7:01 remaining in the third quarter on a 47-yard touchdown run to make the score 13-12.
Woolum answered in a big way with a 60-yard kickoff return on the ensuing play to give the lead back to the Greenwaves, 19-13, and again on a 19-yard run to push the lead to 26-13.
Gosser and Woolum continued to trade touchdowns, but Woolum and the Greenwaves proved to be too much.
• Wildcats 27,
The Wildcats Zach Moore scored in the first quarter on a halfback pass from Taylor Waddle from 12 yards out to give the Wildcats all the points they needed.
Waddle added three more touchdowns on runs of 29, 40 to help seal the win for the Wildcats.
By Chris Parsons
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