You couldn't ask for a more perfect start to the football season.
A beautiful summer evening, stands packed with a loud and boisterous crowd and the Eagles handily defeat the Ford Falcons 38-15.
The Falcons jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first quarter, then led 9-0 and kept the Eagles scoreless until 7:48 in the second.
Ike then began to put numbers on the scoreboard, 38 to be exact, and finished the game with a resounding victory over Ford.
The scoring summary is as follows:
- Ford 3, Ike 0 on a 37-yard field goal by senior Mackenzie Forsyth.
- Ford 9, Ike 0 as senior Michael Saba scored a touchdown on a five-yard run. The Falcons failed on their 2-point conversion attempt.
- Ford 9, Ike 3 on a 42-yard field goal by senior Daniel Gojcaj.
- Ike 10, Ford 9 on a 25-yard pass from junior Joe Zerafa to senior Daniel Venditti. Extra point converted by Gojcaj.
- Ike 17, Ford 9 from another touchdown pass by Zerafa, this time for 31-yards to senior Alfonso Vultaggio. Gojcaj kicks the extra point.
- Ike 24, Ford 9 from a 37-yard touchdown run by Vendetti. Extra point from Gojcaj.
- Ike 31, Ford 9 on a seven-yard run from junior Shane King and extra point by Gojcaj.
- Ike 31, Ford 15 with a three-yard pass from Saba to senior Anthony Saurine. Ford failed to convert the two-point attempt.
- Ike 38, Ford 15 from a 23-yard run by senior Orlando Meeks and extra point by Gojcaj.