MORRISTOWN, NJ -Morristown against Randolph is always a good matchup, and the game did not disappoint. On Randolph’s first possession, a big play led to a field goal to put the Rams up 3-0. At the end of the first quarter, the Colonials scored a touchdown to take a 7-3 lead into the second.
In the middle of the second quarter Randolph gained possession around mid field and hoped to threaten, but a false start penalty pushed them back and they were forced to punt as the half ended 7-3 Morristown.
The third quarter started off with a Morristown touchdown, and the momentum was on the home team side with a 14-3 lead.
After a 30 yard run on first down to the Rams 48 yard line, Morristown looked like they were ready to strike again and take control of the game. The third quarter ended with the Colonials up 14-3.
On the first play of the fourth, Randolph scored a touchdown but the 2 point conversion. The Colonials held on to the lead 14-9.
The momentum turned when Randolph intercepted the ball at the Morristown 35 yard line with just over seven minutes to play. A touchdown and a 2 point conversion gave the Rams the edge they needed to go ahead 17-14 with just over three minutes to go.
The pressure was on and Morristown racked up three straight first downs. The Rams defense rose up again, stopping the Colonials on downs and Randolph took possession with 1:25 left. One first down later the Rams had defeated the Colonials 17-`14.
The Colonials will travel to Mount Olive on Friday September 25. Kickoff is at 7pm.