A high school football team. in Virginia left it all on the field last week after defeating another local school 104-0 in the opening game of the VHSL Class 4 state playoffs on Friday night.
The brutal blowout helped the Phoebus Phantoms improve to 11-0 on the season and marked their sixth shutout in seven games. USA Today reported.
In comparison, their opponents, the Jamestown Eagles, finished the season 1-10.
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The victory was marred by controversy over the Phantoms’ decision to score a touchdown in the final seconds of the game, even though they were already leading 98-0.
“I was hot,” Jamestown head coach Scott Lambin told USA Today, adding that he didn’t say anything to Phoebus coach James Blunt after the game because “I didn’t feel like I had to, you know? «.
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Blunt responded by saying he regretted the decision, but added that at the time the players were «begging me».
«I’ll be honest with you, man, I told the guys at the end when I took them down, I’m happy for them and I did it for them, but it’s not one of my best moments,» he said. she said. «I haven’t smiled about it. I haven’t accepted any congratulations about it. I just don’t feel good about it.»
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The Phantoms will next play the Hampton Crabbers (7-4) on Friday night.
According to the schools’ athletics website, Phoebus has won seven VHSL State Division 5 championships in 11 years.