GHS faces Brantley
Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 3, 2005
Playing the Brantley Bulldogs in Brantley is never an easy assignment.
It may be even tougher for the Goshen Eagles Friday night.
The Bulldogs will be angry.
No. 7-ranked Brantley is coming off a 18-16 loss to Elba, ending their streak of 25 regular-season wins.
It was Brantley’s first regular season loss since 2002.
Goshen head coach Joe Thornton believes that Brantley will rebound.
&uot;It was a wake-up call for them,&uot; Thornton said. &uot;They’re a mature team and they’re going to come out playing very hard.&uot;
The Eagles will have their work cut out for them.
&uot;They have very good skill people,&uot; Thornton said. &uot;Their tailback is as good as I’ve ever seen.&uot;
Goshen has been working on their technique to get ready for the game.
&uot;If we execute and get better from the last game, we’ll be fine,&uot; the coach said.
Last year Goshen lost
to Brantley 48-20.
&uot;We’ll play hard,&uot; Thornton said. &uot;It’s a rivalry game and that means a lot to our players.&uot;