Eagles vs. Marlin
The young Lexington Eagles continue to learn. The Marlin scrimmage taught the young birds about consistency. You have to do your job every play. You can not take a play off to rest. Varsity competition is a faster game than anything they have seen before. Once the young Eagles adjust to the speed of the game and learn to do their assignment, every play, the whole game, the team will begin to jell and become a fearsome unit.
Lexington allowed Marlin two big plays in the scrimmage. One was a long pass play and the other a missed tackle right up the middle, as the back followed his blockers and ran to the open field. Despite the two big plays, the Eagles only allowed one TD to the Bulldogs.
Offensively the Eagles made 67 yards on 37 snaps against Marlin. The Eagles rushed 25 times for a net of 7 yards. The passing game was a bit better as the Eagles garnered 60 yards. The best was a pass from Nic Dillon to Corey Strain for 30 yards.
Coach Muhl was pleased with the effort of the Eagles. He was displeased with the aforementioned lack of consistency of the offense.
“We have to be consistent if we are to be a winning team,” said Coach Muhl.