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Winston-Salem chronicle. (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 1974-current, October 13, 2016, Image 11

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SportsWeek Also More Stories, Religion and Classifieds October 13, 201 e Walkertown goes to penalty kicks against Northwest Middle BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY THE CHRONICLE When Northwest middle school walked onto the pitch last Tuesday, they were seeking their first victory of the year. out as tney went aown two goals late in the first half, that appeared to be out of reach. They fought back and tied up the score at two in the second half but fell to Walkertown in penalty kicks 3-2. The two teams started the game just feeling one another out as the defenses held the upper hand. As the fust half pro gressed the Walkertown strikers began asserting themselves, getting multiple shots on goal, but were unable to score. Jose Vallabla changed that when he stole the ball from the Northwest defenseman and scored the first goal of the game. The Falcons attempted to go on the attack to tie the game up but missed multiple shots on goal. Stephen Sanchez of Walkertown capitalized on his opportunity to score late in the first half and put the Wolfpack up 2-0 going into the intermission. Walkeitown head coach Angel Tapia says he just wants to teach his players how to play the game correctly. He says he was pleased with his players but they still have See Kicks on B2 3-2 Photo by Timothy Runicy A Northwest player displaying some fancy dribbling as he tries to move the ball upfield. .->uuuiliicu ujr mpiuiuu fiuuw Surry Central running back Daniel Valenzuela, No. 44 in white, is swarmed by a number of Yellow Jacket defenders. BYTIMOTHY RAMSEY THE CHRONICLE Carver's JV team came into last Thursday's clash against Surry Central seeking their first victory of the sea son. The Yellow Jackets were able to overcome some early penalties and defeat the Golden Eagles by the score of 30-8. From the opening kickoff the Yellow Jackets were on the attack. Jonyvi Fogle returned the kick for a touch down but it was called back because of an illegal block in the back. That did not deter the Carver offense from scor ing on the first play from scrimmage when quarterback D'Angelo threw a action Jonathan for a 42 touch McMillan Play pass to Hudgins yard down 30-8 pass, putting Carver up 6-0. Surry Central attempted to respond to the early score but went three and out on their first possession, forcing them to punt. Upon receiving the kick, Hudgins returned the kick for an apparent touchdown but was again called back because of a penalty. As with their first possession, the Carver offense negated the penalty by scoring on a quarterback scramble by McMillan but that too was called back because of yet another penalty flag. Fortunately for the Yellow Jackets, their defense held strong and prevented any momentum from Surry Central. Early in the second quarter, McMillan scored from 16 yards out on a scramble to extend the lead to 12-0. The Golden Eagles, who primarily run the ball, were unable to find any running room against the Yellow Jacket defense until they drove deep into Carver territory during the second quarter. They scored their one and only touch down of the game when they ran off tackle and scored on a run from 10 yards out, shrinking the lead to 12-8 going See First Win on B2 Carver looks for two in a row against N. Surry BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY THE CHRONICLE The Carver Yellow Jackets will face off against the North Surry Greyhounds this afternoon. The Yellow Jackets are seeking back-to-back victories after defeating Surry Central 30-8. North Surry is coming off of a bye week. The Greyhounds want to shake off their last game, which was a loss against West Stokes with a victory against Carver. The Yellow Jackets are coming off of a decisive victory last week against Surry Central, which was their first win of the year. Carver JV head coach Walter Black says he was most impressed with the teamwork his guys 1 displayed. He says their offensive con I cepts are very simple and his guys exe I ciited very well. While talking about last week's game, Black said, "D'Angelo McMillan played well, and he is the guy most peo ple will remember, but I love the way the team contributed to his success. They did a great job as a team last night." Black continued by saying, 'Tm happy we came away with the win, but at the same time I feel like we have to improve defensively. I think defense usually comes quickly but every week people will try new things to defeat your defense. North Surry is going to be very good, so our defense is going to have to be very disciplined, and we have to fig- ? ure out what we are going to take from them. We can't take away everything, so we have to figure out what they do well and try to take that away from them." The Greyhounds' last game against West Stokes was a hard-fought defeat. ^ See Carver on B2 ^ !>??>% hii imi mm Members of the Carver receiving corps practice their formation in prepara tion of tonight's game against North Surry. f ??' V

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