Anthony falls to Washburn Rural, 16-14

By Jelani Yancey

The Anthony Middle School football team lost its first game of the season on Thursday, falling to Washburn Rural 16-14.

Anthony scored first with a first quarter run by Blake Meis to take a 6-0 lead. Washburn Rural led 8-6 at halftime.

AMS would get a 9-yard run from Chance Andrade and a two-point conversion to go ahead 14-8, but Washburn Rural scored with less than two minutes to play in the game to win.

The B team lost 8-6, scoring on a Talin Claussen run, but losing out on the two-point play due to a penalty.

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