By Jack Jones and David Kahn
The Walker Wolverine’s lost their second game of the year on Friday, September 11 to the Pinecrest Academy Paladins. Turnovers turned out to be harmful as the Wolverines turned the ball over 3 times.
Walker’s offense was led by a strong passing attack from sophomore quarterback Joseph Vose (#13). Vose completed a total of 12 passes for 196 yards and ran for 27 yards and a touchdown on nine carries. Senior Charlie Maxwell (#34) caught Vose’s only TD pass of the night, but it was for 52 yards and sophomore wide receiver Beau Slay (#4) caught four passes for 50 yards.
On the defensive side of the ball the Wolverines had a sack by senior Max Rowan (#76) and two tackles for loss by junior Connor Coolbroth (#28) and senior Avery Eikost (#77). Coolbroth led the team in tackles with ten tackles.
Junior Ryan McCarthy (#13) led Pinecrest Academy on Friday night in multiple ways. McCarthy had two interceptions, and both were returned for touchdowns. He also played quarterback where he had two rushing touchdowns as well.