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Football 2021: HKHS Defeated by Rockville 34-15; Senior Night

Submitted by Barth Keck.

2021 seniors

The Haddam Killingworth High School Varsity football team was defeated by Rockville in Higganum on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021. The final score was Rockville 34, H-K 15.

The Haddam-Killingworth football team (2-5)  threw a scare into Rockville, the No. 2 team in Class M, before losing a hard-fought game on Friday in Higganum. The Rams (6-1) pulled away in the second half, capped by a Matt Ryan one-yard TD plunge late in the fourth quarter.

Ryan Duncanson celebrating a touchdown catch
Cougar quarterback Alex Phipps threw two touchdown passes to Ryan Duncanson in the game, the second coming on the last play of the first half to tighten the score to 14-13.
The Rams pulled away in the second half, capped by a Matt Ryan one-yard run late in the fourth quarter. Deshaun Perry led Rockville’s scoring with three rushing touchdowns.
Coach Wilcox celebrating a touchdown catch with the team

“I’m so proud of the kids tonight, especially the seniors who were playing their last home game,” said HK coach Tyler Wilcox. “That was an excellent team we played, and our guys came out and competed with them for four quarters. I thought it was the most complete game we played all year.”

The Cougars next travel to Enfield on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 to play CREC at 11:00 a.m.

Tate Callander getting ready for a run
Game Summary:
First Quarter:
R – Deshaun Perry 23 run (Michael Naylor kick)
R – Travon Edmondson  28 run (Naylor kick)
Second Quarter:
HK – Ryan Duncanson 11 pass from Alex Phipps (Kevin Cavrell kick)
HK – Duncanson 15 pass from Phipps (kick failed)
Third Quarter:
R – Perry 5 run (kick failed)
Fourth Quarter:
R – Perry 5 run (Naylor kick)
HK – Nick Glynn (tackle for safety)
R – Matt Ryan 1 run (Naylor kick)
R (6-1)       14      0     6     14    34
HK (2-5)      0     13     0      2     15
Photos by Anthony Frasco.

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