NW Catholic 7, New Britain 0
High School Football
Northwest Catholic 7 0 0 0 - 7
New Britain 0 0 0 0 - 0
LAST SCORING PLAY: Northwest's Delano Thomas scores on a 2-yard run.
NW-Delano Thomas 2 run (Clayton Stewart kick), 1:53
FOURTH QUARTER: Charles Gaskin is intercepted on fourth down and the Hurricanes suffer a season-opening loss to Northwest Catholic. ... New Britain has fourth down from the Northwest four with eight seconds to play. ... New Britain has the ball at the Northwest 5 and takes final timeout with 31 seconds left. Charles Gaskin had 19-yard pass to Marcus Torres to set up the first and goal. ... New Britain calls timeout with a second and 7 from the 37 with 1:05 to go. ... New Britain has a first and 10 at Northwest 41 wih 1:19 to go. ... New Britain has the ball at own 45 with 2:32 down 7-0. ... Northwest has as fourth and five and will punt back to New Britain with 2:40 to go. New Britain takes first timeout. ... A disaster drive for New Britain, with three false starts and a sack. New Britain punts and Northwest has the ball at own 38 after great punt with 4:20 to go. ... Big sack by Alex Swaby causes Northwest to punt and New Britain takes over at own 18 with 6:40 to go. ... Northwest holds possession and the lead to start the fourth quarter, 7-0.
THIRD QUARTER: Holding penalty proves costly, as New Britain turns it over on down and Northwest takes over at own 23 with 1:35 to go. ... Charles Gaskin completes a 12-yard pass to Elvin Silva on third and eight and New Britain has the ball on the Northwest 8 with 3:34 to go. ... Northwest fumbles and New Britain takes over at Northwest 26 with five minutes to go. ... Charles Gaskin is picked off and Northwest takes over at own 26 with 6:20 to go. ... New Britain takes over at Northwest 30 after botched snap on punt, 6:40 to go. ... New Britain turns the ball over on downs after a promising drive. Northwest takes over at own 35 with 9:06 to go. ... New Britain starts with the ball at its own 34.
SECOND QUARTER: New Britain's defense holds and we've reached halftime. ... New Britain goes for it on fouth down, but Charles Gaskin throws incomplete and Northwest takes over at own 44 with 1:51 to go. ... New Britain forces a three and out and takes over at Northwest 46 with 4:11 to go. ... New Britain stalls on the 16 and turns it over on downs with 6:08 to go. ... After a Northwest punt, New Britain is driving to the Northwest 30 after a 9-yard run by Charles Gaskin and a personal foul penalty with 8:55 to go.
FIRST QUARTER: New Britain goes three and out and Northwest has it at the New Britain 47 with 10 second to go in first. ... Touchdown Northwest Catholic as Thomas runs it in from two yards out with 1:53 to go. ... New Britain goes three and out and Northwest takes over at the New Britain 42 with 4:23 to go. ... Northwest marches downfield but stalls on New Britain 12 and the Hurricanes take over with 6:06 to go. ... New Britain had a first down erased by an ineligible receiver penalty and is forced to punt. Northwest takes over t own 30 with 7:54 to go. ... Northwest Catholic goes three and out and New Britain takes over at own 43 after punt. ... New Britain wins coin toss, defers until second half. The Hurricanes will defend the south end zone.
GAME NOTES: New Britain hosts Northwest Catholic in the season opener for both schools. Read season preview coverage of New Britain football at newbritainherald.com/sports.