On Saturday November 12th the West Catholic Football Team squared off against Valley Forge Military Academy. West entered the game with a 6-5 record, coming fresh off a 65-8 victory over Strawberry Mansion.
West finshed in third place in the Catholic League Blue Division after a heart breaking double overtime loss to Cardinal O’Hara by a score of 27-26. Had the Burrs won that game they would have finished as Blue Divison Champions.
Valley Forge entered the game 6-4, having beaten Bristol the week before by a score of 7-6.
The Burrs were in control early against Valley Forge, having scored 58 points in the first half alone. The team finished with a balanced rushing attack, with 7 players carrying the ball at least once. Calil Wortham led all rushers and finished the game with 7 rushes for 141 yards and two touchdowns. Supreme Kemp had 6 rushes for 40 yards and 3 touchdowns.
The Burrs will continue their quest for a State title with a game against Schuykill Haven on Saturday November 19th at 1pm at Northern Lehigh High School. Come out and support the Burrs!