Judging from their fourth straight win to close out the 2007 regular season Friday night at Gibbs, the Seymour Eagles (8-2, 5-1) look to be playing their best football of the season entering Friday’s 7 p.m. match-up with Austin-East in the first round of the state playoffs at Seymour’s Benton Householder Field.
Seymour soared to a 43-0 triumph over the overmatched Eagles from Gibbs, dominating the action from start to finish in arguably the most complete game of the year for SHS.
“We needed to finish like we did tonight,” said Seymour head coach Gary Householder, who agreed it was the Eagles’ best all-around performance since their September win over Rutledge, which has turned out to be Seymour’s most important win of the season to date.
Carter, which finished unbeaten in region play for the third straight year, captured another conference crown thanks to the late comeback win against Rutledge. Had the Pioneers held on to finish the upset of Carter, Seymour would have won the conference championship thanks to the Eagles’ head-to-head win over the Pioneers.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.