Maize football wins first game against Newton

Morgan Thomas, Reporter

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Junior Caleb Grill, quarterback, receives the ball. Maize ended the night with a 22-19 win against Newton.

Maize football kicked off the 2017 fall season by defeating Newton on Friday.

At the end of the first quarter, both teams had scored a touchdown leading into the second quarter with a score of 7-6

The score was tied at halftime 13-13.

“It was an ugly game,” said Eli Owings, “but we got the win and that’s all that matters.”

Maize scored a touchdown in the final quater, ending the game with 22-19.

The first home football game will be this Friday, September 8.