Salado cannot overcome power running by Trojans
by Mason Simmons
It was a battle of wills between Salado’s air-it-out style of offense and Troy’s pounding run game, as the Eagles hosted the Trojans Oct. 18. Troy ultimately won the battle 42-32.
Read more: Eagles fall short against Troy
Defense plays prominent role in victory
Nothing is quite as dangerous as a football team seeking its first win, especially in front of a homecoming crowd. This became apparent as the winless Eagles hosted 1-4 Buffaloes Oct. 11.
Read more: Welcome Home: Eagles Earn First Win over Florence Buffaloes, 34-12
Regardless of the numerous penalties against the Eagles or the Buffalo offense cutting Salado's lead in the second half; The Eagles still maintained their focus and defeated Florence, 34-12.
Cameron Yoe avoid slings of McLane Carter to win 57-28
It looked as if it could happen.
The daunting top-ranked Cameron Yoe might be undone by the underdog Salado Eagles as fans held their breath when the hosting Eagles took a 21-19 lead in the first quarter.
Read more: David cannot slay Goliath