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21-19 Playoff Thriller

12/03/2018, 12:15pm EST
By Ashley White

Game Blouses Prove Why They’re a Number 1 Seed

HOBOKEN, NJ --  It's Playoff time and the number 1 seed Game Blouses took on the number 4 seed The Trumps.

Game Blouses did not get off to the best start offensively or defensively. The best plays they had all first half were a Kevin Malones interception on a possible Trump touchdown, and a sac from Trevor Manzi. Other than that, The Trumps ruled the first half. A few great plays from The Trumps included an interception from Matt Larangera that led to a touchdown by Joe Grande. Joe didn’t stop there because on the very next play he gets an interception and this time Matt Larangera scored the touchdown.

Game Blouses had no energy or momentum, they’re quarterback Felix Jiang only completed 4 of 11 passes this half compared to Isaiah Diaz who completed 10 of 13 attempts. The Trumps had the lead at halftime 13-0.

Talk about a complete 180 in the second half for both teams. Game Blouses got it going and The Trumps fell into a slump. Game Blouses Anthony N. began the half with an interception, which led to the team’s first touchdown at the hands of Brian Macellara. The Trumps struggled on offense and defense, and could only stand by as Anthony N. scored a touchdown to tie the game at 13, then convert to take a 1-point lead.

More highlights from Anthony N. as he got a sac, big big half from him. Felix Jiang this half completed 14 of 15 attempts. The Trumps Matt Larangera had the biggest play of the half with a much-needed interception, yet they throw it away. Brian Macellara came right back with an interception and Joey Falganos scores putting Game Blouses up 21-13 with 2 minutes remaining.

Matt Larangera was still on fire this half because he caught a touchdown pass to now bring his team within 2. Unfortunately, Trumps couldn’t tie the game and Game Blouses will go to the championship with the win 21-19.