(DESOTO) In a postponed match up gun-slinging football teams, the Perryville Pirates prevailed 14-7 over the DeSoto Dragons today on our MyMoInfoSports Stream. The game was scheduled to be played Friday night at 7, but because of heavy rains and lightning, the Pirates and Dragons had to play this evening.
Despite both teams throwing the ball well, it was Perryville who struck first with a 25-yard pass from Evan Daugherty.
Perryville forced a fumble which led to a scoring drive to make the score 14-0.
DeSoto scored a touchdown to cut the lead to 14-7 for the Pirates. However, a sack from Perryville late in the game shut that down quickly.
Here is Head Coach Blane Boss of the Perryville Pirates talking about his defense creating turnovers.
DeSoto head coach Chris Johnson talked about the kids and dealing with the pressure of a tight ballgame.
The Applebee’s of Farmington Player of the game was Evan Daugherty. He had a nice pass to Carter Dicks in the endzone to start the second half. Daugherty talks about his wide receivers.
Perryville improves to 1-0 with the win and will play at home against St. James on Friday. Desoto falls to 0-1 and will be on the road to face Mehlville on Friday night.
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