, Newburyport, MA


November 2, 2013

Govs get back to winning ways in 30-14 win over BB&N


Late in the first half, things began to look up for the Governor’s as miscues by the Knights were converted into points.

With just under three minutes remaining in a tied game, the Knights mishandled a kick return and found themselves on their own 5-yard-line. Three plays later, the Governor’s blocked senior Jimmy Cochran’s punt and recovered the ball at the 1-yard line. Vailas took it from there, sneaking his way into the end zone for the second of his three touchdowns on the day.

“(Vailas) is a mature kid,” O’Leary said. “He’s a student of the game, I think. He’s a very good athlete.”

The second half was dominated by the Governor’s as the special teams woes continued for the Knights. With three minutes remaining in the contest and the Governor’s enjoying a 14-point lead, O’Leary decided to attempt a fake field goal on fourth and long. Though the pass was unsuccessful, the Knights first down possession resulted in a fumble and was recovered by The Governor’s Academy.

Three plays later, the Governor’s once again lined up to kick a field goal. This time they attempted one, though, and had it blocked. The play resulted in a safety and two more points for the Governor’s when the Knights recovered the blocked field goal in the end zone before being tackled.

A substantial winning streak was lost last week, but the Governor’s were happy to earn the victory and get back to their winning ways.

“It feels great,” Vailas said. “I only have two games left but it feels good to start a new streak anyway.”

Text Only | Photo Reprints

NDN Video
McNabb: Two games is not acceptable for me Ortiz, Price Feud Is Upsetting To Children - @TheBuzzeronFOX MLB Trade Deadline Talk: Price, Stanton, Kemp Tony Romo will be a full-go for camp Teammate's Advice For Johnny Manziel & Josh Gordon - @TheBuzzeronFox Helfrich praises Mariota's commitment to improve Hillary Clinton Blamed Bill's Affair With Monica Lewinsky On Abuse He Suffered As A Child Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent First impressions of Giants' new up-tempo offense Athletic Gaines: Where LeSean McCoy, Kenjon Barner, and more prepare for NFL season Jack White's Cub Face How Emmanuel Mudiay Ended Up in China Sterling says he's not trying to block Clippers sale Selig: MLB 'more popular today than ever' Eli, Giants learning new offense Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Longhorns Coach Disses Texas With Compliment - @TheBuzzeronFOX How Will Wiggins Deal Impact Potential Love Trade? Tony Dungy Weighs in on Michael Sam Dareus fails conditioning test, Watkins lifts spirits
Special Features