Whippets Fall On Road To Patriots, 49-14

Minden faced its second tough opponent to start the season in traveling to Adams Central to take on the fifth-ranked Patriots who defeated the Whippets 49-14. Minden drops to 0-2 and hosts Hershey on Friday, September 18.

Less than four minutes into the contest Adams Central put up points three times. A pick fumble was returned 26 yards for a TD at 11:23 and the PAT kick made it 7-0. At 9:55 the Patriots got a safety against the Whippet punt team pushing the score to 9-0. Then at 8:09 they scored on a ten-yard run, again adding the PAT, for a 16-0 lead. Adams Central got one more first period touchdown on a 46-yard run at 4:13. Another successful PAT moved the Patriots advantage to 23-0. 

see September 16 Courier for full story