Warrensburg running back Nolan Maltbie charges forward for a substantial gain during a game against Bishop Gibbons Saturday Sept. 15 that the Burghers won 64-18. Maltbie racked up three touchdowns and 73 rushing yards in the balanced team effort.
Photo by Thom Randall.
continued The Burghers' scoring victory was remarkable, considering three talented starters were sidelined with injuries — Malachai Prosser, Tyler Wilcox and Tevor Baker.
Perrone, who executed the plays that caught the opposition off-guard, deferred credit to others.
"I knew from the start we were really clicking," he said in the third quarter, sporting a wide grin. "Our line started to really push forward in the game — our success was really about the line."
Gulping Gatorade soon after barging past defenders for a sack, Danny Ackley said the 2012 Burgher squad is dedicated to teamwork — no individual player is seeking superstar status.
"We're fighting really hard and we're playing like a family," he said. "There's no 'I' on the team."