Crucial mandatory somersault helps Army overtake Navy, 20-17 in doubles
Austin Hill helped the Army win the 123rd Army/Navy Match on Saturday, forcing a crucial shambles in double stoppage time, leading to the goal of winning the game. play.
After the two teams swapped points in the first game, in the Navy’s second hold, they faced a third and Army’s three-yard goal, threatening to take the lead. However, Hill had other ideas, punching the ball out of the Navy running back to Anton Hall to turn the momentum of the game.
Four innings later, Quinn Maretzki scored the winning goal from 39 yards, giving the Black Knights victory, 20-17.
The Army and Navy played classic rugby on Saturday, with most of the action taking place on the ground. There were only 16 passes in the game, while both teams combined had 105 dashes.
navy Xavier Arline lead all ball carriers, dashing 28 times in 102 yards. Meanwhile, Hall ran seven times for 99 yards, including touchdown at 77 yards.
On the Army side, Tyhier Tyler and Markel Johnson combined for 102 yards and beat 29 executions.
Saturday’s overtime thriller was the first of 123 meetings where the annual game between the Army and Navy needed more time to decide a winner.
The Army has won five of the last seven meetings, but the Midshipmen still lead the all-time streak 62-54-7.