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By Matthew Stephens
Cheney Free Press 

Defense prevails in scrimmage

Reserve players get field time in final tuneup


Last updated 8/31/2023 at 4:14pm

Matthew Stephens

The Eagle defense laid it all out on the field during the Aug. 26 scrimmage.

CHENEY – A solid defensive effort prevented any touchdowns on Aug. 26 for the Eagles' final scrimmage of summer camp.

The offense ran 12 drives, and the defense held them to under 300 total yards on the afternoon.

Some of that reason could be because coaches had a lot of reserve players take the field on the offensive side of the ball.

"The defense definitely won the day," Head Coach Aaron Best said.

Linebacker Derek Tommasini said the defense had been pretty fired up since the previous scrimmage.

"Last scrimmage the offense had us a bit," Tommasini said. "I think we just turned it aro...

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