East Rankin Academy coach Matt Butts used one word to describe last Friday's 27-14 loss to Central Hinds Academy.
"Terrible," Butts said. "(It was) absolutely, positively terrible. We turned the football over three times and the defense did not play well at all. We just played terrible."
The Patriots have a young football team this season with several first-time players in certain positions. Butts was surprised to see that some of the sophomores were "a highlight" and made some plays.
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