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Friday Night Blitz Game of the Week: Freedom vs. Wrightstown

Posted at 10:30 PM, Sep 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-28 23:30:42-04

Wrightstown finally got revenge over rival Freedom in a complete performance, winning 16-7 over the Irish.

Freedom holds the slight edge in this rivalry, 30-28, and the Irish also knocked Wrightstown out of the playoffs the last two years. This year's Tigers squad is undefeated, and to make another run at a conference championship, they’ll have to keep it that way.

Wrightstown drew first blood when running back Ben Jaeger broke free for 22 yards and a touchdown. A two-point conversion would make it 8-0, Tigers.

But late In the half, the Irish answered back when QB Reeve Lambrecht found Jon Verhasselt in the back of the end zone to trim the Tigers' lead to just 8-7.

During the first drive of the third quarter, Ben Jaeger scored his second touchdown of the game, capping a 91-yard drive and giving the Tigers a larger lead, 15-7.

Late in the game, Freedom was threatening when Lambrecht threw a pass to the back of the endzone only to be picked off picked off by Will Braeger.