Published Date Written by Larry Etter
Middletown defense meets several challenges in victory
Middletown football coach Brett Myers was able to breathe a heavy sigh of relief after his Blue Raiders held on for a tense, 18-9 victory over the Northern York Polar Bears on Friday, Sept. 5 in Dillsburg.
After suffering a devastating loss the week before, the Raiders (1-1) pooled all of their available resources this time and fought their way to the spirit-lifting triumph on the Bears’ home turf.
This was a game that had more than its share of surprising big plays and characteristic big mistakes. Two of the mistakes led directly to Northern’s 9 points, while two of the biggest plays produced a pair of Middletown touchdowns and keyed the win . . .