Giants suffocate Rams in the second half, 16-6
This past weekend, at Goulds Park, featured the Game of the Week. As the battle of the unbeaten, Goulds Rams vs. Richmond-Perrine Giants (Jr. Varsity division) would finally clear the air, regarding who's the number one team.
The finest prospects as a whole, from the Southwest Miami-Dade County region, would take the field -- as high school football coaches from public and private was present. And the attendance was jaw-dropping, as fans and coaches from other leagues, surrounded the perimeter of the field.
The Rams entered the contest with style points, defeating both preseason favorites Overtown Tornadoes and the Florida City Razorbacks. And the Richmond-Perrine Giants would be icing on the cake.
The reigning Div. 1 Pop Warner national champions, Richmond-Perrine Giants, who has allowed approximately twelve first downs and zero touchdowns throughout five games this fall.
The first notable play of the first half, would come Goulds Rams' linebacker Ken Moore, Jr., who baited the Giants quarterback in coverage, and would then under cutted the route and out run everyone for over 40 yards to put the Rams on the board.
Goulds Rams' starting linebackers Cornelius Wright, Ken Moore, Jr., and Mark Evans would be their top performers. After reviewing film,M Moore was responsible for 20 tackles.
The Rams offense would fumble four times as the Giants' defenders Ty Maxwell, Dedrick Browder, Bobby Washington and Isaiah McKnight would lay the wood.
Interior defensive lineman Amen Mackey, who were responsible for 4 sacks and 1 FF in the Miami Dolphins' Youth All-Star Game, returned a fumble 8 yards for the Giants first touchdown, which was caused by Ty Maxwell attacking the A gap.
The Rams' highlights on offense would be several slants, one which almost went the distance. The Giants would show no respect as the Rams went spread, sending the house nearly every play.
The Giants would later do away from the spread offense, march up the field with their heavy package, that consisted of Dedrick Browder, Amen Mackey, and Stanquan Clark. A few plays later, RB Ty Maxwell would put the game away, breaking would be tackles and turning on the jets, dashing over 30 yards to extend the lead, 16-6.
The Giants special teams stood out, pinning the Rams inside their red zone several times and going 2-for-2 on extra point attempts. Defensive linemen Amen Mackey and Stanquan Clark of the Giants, were unblockable. Both were Miami Dolphins' Youth All-Star selections.
As a whole, the Giants defense was impressive. The secondary was left on an island as cornerbacks Jamari Mackey and Markese Charlemagne and safeties Robbie and Bobby Washington tackle extremely well and didn't give up a big play throw the air.
The Giants are now the No.1 seed heading into the playoffs. This game certainly lived up to the hype. As the first two touchdowns came from the defensive side of the ball.