By Jeff Stover
POTTSTOWN -- The defense produced a consistently intense and effective effort.
offense rose to the occasion — albeit late — by providing the equalizer
to Germantown Academy’s early score, and the special teams even had
their moments of glory.
But the final numbers-crunching couldn’t
give The Hill School a victory in its season opener Saturday. Instead,
the Blues came away from a hot afternoon on their home field with a 7-6
loss to their non-league guests.
A misplay on a two-point
conversion attempt, with 3:28 left in the game and the Hill fresh from
reducing the deficit to one, proved the difference. It negated what had
been a yeoman performance across the board, the locals seeing one last
possession get only as far as their 39-yard line before being stopped on
downs with little more than a minute left.
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