October 29, 2007
Piedmont wins 6th straight game using A-11 Offense and stout defense!
In their last regular season home game of the 2007 football season, the Piedmont Highlanders treated their raucous crowd to a memorable night and blew out the visiting Moreau Catholic Mariners 47 – 7 in BSAL play.
Piedmont’s wide-open A-11 offense featuring (all eleven players potentially eligible & two quarterbacks in shotgun) produced many big plays, and their traditional Highlander offense provided a powerhouse running game that mixed in deft play action in the rout. Foremost, the Highlander defense held Moreau to less than 120 total yards and the lone touchdown on the night.
“Our team has grown more comfortable in the new A-11 system each week and our team maturity level has constantly improved. We are responding to pressure situations with great focus and enthusiasm to achieve the task at hand.” Said Piedmont head coach Kurt Bryan.
Primary Highlander Quarterback Jeremy George was 10 for 16 passing, for 148 yards and two touchdowns, and he added another 95 yards rushing on 9 carries and a score. George hit wide receiver Joey Andrada on a 23-yard TD pass and later hit tight end Bryce Chu with a 14-yard strike and the score. Piedmont’s other Quarterback Ryan Lipkin, added another scoring pass, a 9-yard toss to wide receiver Devin Brown.
The Highlanders ground game was brutal all night long, rushing for a team total of 234 yards on 29 carries. Running Back, Keith Reid had 77 yards on 9 totes and a five-yard TD run, and Elliot Wainess carried the ball 7 times for 40 yards and one TD as well.
“We can run the ball and we can throw it well too,” explained Bryan, “we always want to be a dual threat offensive team regardless of who we play.”
Piedmont has won 6 straight games, now stands 6 – 2 overall and (4 – 0) in BSAL play.
The Highlanders last two regular season games are on the road against tough league opponents: November 2nd, 7:00PM at John Swett in Crockett, CA, and in the finale at St. Patrick’s on November 9th at 7:00PM.