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Varsity football wins their season opener against Kiski

Varsity football wins their season opener against Kiski
Rhett Moroses
9/9/2022 vs. Kiski FB recap

The varsity football team opened their season this past Friday night against The Kiski School of Saltsburg, Pennsylvania. Under the lights on Hampshire Field, the Bucs earned the hard-fought victory with a final score of 9-6.

With five minutes left in the fourth quarter, running back Yaneik Gallego '24 ran in a rushing touchdown to give Blair the lead. Other notable performances include Moussa Kane '23, who had multiple great kick returns and punt returns, and Kaleb Nelson '25, who had multiple catches at wide reciever. Defensively, Kaleb had two tackles and two interceptions. In addition, Nolan Nieves '23 earned two assisted tackles as well as a sack.

Blair's next game will be on Saturday, September 17, as the team travels to Penn Charter for a 3:00 p.m. game.