First Flight Middle School football falls to Perquimans 50-38 in home opener

By on April 1, 2021

The Seahawk cheerleaders get ready to rally the fans before the game.
The Perquimans quarterback stands in the pocket ready to throw a pass.
Players scramble for a loose ball following a Perquimans kickoff in the third quarter.
Another Perquimans touchdown in the second half.
First Flight's Mason Dowdy (#5) attemps to shake loose a Perquimans' potential tackler.
The First Flight defensive squad gang tackle a Perquimans receiver following a quick pass.
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First Flight Seahawks football hosted the Perquimans Tigers in their season opening game at the Warren C. Judge III Field in Kill Devil Hills on March 31. First Flight started strong by intercepting a Perquimans errant pass in the backfield for a touchdown. The two teams traded scores and were evenly match during the first half with a score of 22-22 at the break.

Things changed quickly however during the third quarter as Perquimans scored 20 points in less than 5 minutes off of First Flight kickoff miscues. First Flight continued to battle and would add another 16 points from several key running plays.

Additional photos of this game are available at Richard L Miller Photography.




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