Bulldogs fall in home finale

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 9, 2005

King’s Fork seniors Dan Miller, Kevin Pittman, Andrew Powell, Jay Phelps, Clarence Jones, J. R. Tennyson, Peatrov Goston, Kodi Edmonds and Jonathan Stevenson were honored before the Bulldogs’ final home game Friday night against Indian River.

The nine seniors went through Fork’s well-known first campaign as a football program.

This year though, they have been leaders during the Bulldogs’ first triumphs on the gridiron.

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Last night, Indian River, playing with the motivation of attempting to stay in the Eastern Region playoff hunt, scored touchdowns on its first five possessions of the game and put the score out of reach by halftime, 35-0.

The Braves went on to a 42-6 victory.

After a Goston fumble recovery with just over four minutes to play in the fourth quarter; Fork put their points on the board with an 80-yard pass.

On the first play from scrimmage of the new possession, Shaka Miller dropped back in the pocket and then stepped up a tossed a pass down the right sideline, hitting Pittman in stride one stride past the Brave cornerback.

Pittman caught the bomb and went the last 35 yards into the end zone.

Dan Miller was the leading Bulldog rusher on the night, going for 100 yards on 19 carries.

Shaka was three-for-eight passing for 103 yards.

Fork will end its season Friday at Lakeland.

andrew.giermak@suffolknewsherald.com