Intramural Flag Football: Scrimmages mark beginning of season

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Phi Kappa Tau player defends Diaper Dandies receiver on incomplete pass.Nicole Ely/The News Phi Kappa Tau player defends Diaper Dandies receiver on incomplete pass.

Story by Blake Bernier, Staff writer

Nicole Ely/The News Phi Kappa Tau player defends Diaper Dandies receiver on incomplete pass.

Nicole Ely/The News
Phi Kappa Tau player defends Diaper Dandies receiver on incomplete pass.

With the temperatures dropping into the 40s, the intramural field was busy Monday night as several scrimmage games took place, giving teams a chance to get in a final practice before the season begins. Players weren’t the only ones getting a final practice either; the referees used the scrimmage games as a dress rehearsal for the regular season.

MEN’S FLAG FOOTBALL

Phi Kappa Tau def. Diaper Dandies, 20-6

Phi Kappa Tau controlled the game from start to finish against a shorthanded Diaper Dandies team. Freshman Andrew Callor from Paducah, Kentucky, scored two touchdowns for Phi Kappa Tau and caught two interceptions, including a one handed interception in the second half.

Pound Town def. Hester A, 34-20

Pound Town won in a shootout with junior Kendall Deese from Murray, leading the way with three total touchdowns. Deese used his mobility and accuracy to keep the defense off balance the entire game.

Alpha Sigma Phi def. Hart A, 20-13

Trailing 13-12 with just 30 seconds left, junior Nathan Leibering from Jasper, Indiana threw the go ahead touchdown for Alpha Sigma Phi and followed it up with a pass to the corner of the end zone for the two-point conversion. Leibering threw three touchdowns for the game.

Richmond A def. Hart B, 36-7

Richmond A team made quick work of the Hart B team behind efforts of sophomore Anthony Arredondo from Murray, and senior Dexter Alexander from Memphis, Tennessee. Arredondo contributed two interceptions for touchdowns while Alexander added two touchdowns, receiving an interception.

Lizo A def. Sigma Pi, 35-0

Coming off a championship in softball, Lizo A dominated Sigma Pi by putting up the third most points of the night and completing the only shutout on the men’s side.

Other scores:

Steak Sauce def. Sigma Phi Epsilon, 32-7

Franklin A def. Cooter Scooters, 44-6

Multiple Scoregasms def. Alpha Sigma Feels, 20-13

WOMEN’S FLAG FOOTBALL

Alpha Gamma Delta def. Hester Hedgehogs, 14-6

Junior Liz Paige from Mayfield, Kentucky, caught a touchdown pass and a one-point conversion for Alpha Gamma Delta and on defense made several flag pulls and deflected passes.

Alpha Sigma Alpha A def. Lizo A, 14-12

The deciding points in the game came from a bad snap resulting in a safety against Lizo A. Sophomore Mikelle Martin from Newburgh, Indiana, played quarterback for Alpha Sigma Alpha and threw a touchdown pass and scored on the defensive side with an interception returned for touchdown. She finished with two interceptions for the game.

Kappa Delta def. White B, 27-0

The Kappa Delta defense made several plays to keep White B out of the endzone and turned two of their three interceptions into quick points with returns for touchdown.

White A def. Omega Mu, 24-6

A total team effort propelled White A to the win. Three different players scored touchdowns and junior Lindey Russell from Murray, added two interceptions to go along with her touchdown catch.

Springer Franklin A def. Sigma Sigma Sigma B, 38-0

Senior Lucy Gibson from Louisville, Kentucky, starred for Springer Franklin A. Gibson contributed four touchdown passes from her quarterback position and led the defense with three interceptions in a blowout win.

Other scores:

Sigma Sigma Sigma A def. Hart Ravens, 28-6