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"Play until the end": Rollers bounce back to beat Pius X in OT

Posted 9/17/13

 

Press And Journal Photo by Noelle Barrett Steelton-Highspire defenders Anthony Ferguson (1) and Bryce Carter (53) converge on the Pius X quarterback during the Rollers’ 21-14 overtime victory.Pius X put up a tough fight against …

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"Play until the end": Rollers bounce back to beat Pius X in OT

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SHfootball1Press And Journal Photo by Noelle Barrett Steelton-Highspire defenders Anthony Ferguson (1) and Bryce Carter (53) converge on the Pius X quarterback during the Rollers’ 21-14 overtime victory.Pius X put up a tough fight against Steelton-Highspire on Friday, Sept. 13 at Cottage Hill. The Royals held Steel-High scoreless in the first half – the first time this season that the Rollers didn’t score a point by halftime.

Keeping their heads up, the Rollers outlasted Pius X, however, coming back to beat the Royals 21-14 in overtime to remain undefeated.

It would have been easy for Steel-High (3-0), which held comfortable leads going into the second half of their first two games, to become discouraged.

Down 14-0 going into the fourth quarter, the Rollers could have faltered, but Coach Tom Hailey had some advice for his team.

“We told them they still got to keep playing. Play until the end,” he said.{jcomments on}

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