Covenant’s Wilson Whitehead tries to haul in a pass as Grace Prep’s Tyler Osborne defends on Saturday. The Lions won 55-13. (Photo: Chris McGathey)
By Michael Finnegan / Special Contributor
In terms of experience, it was like a toddler playing against a grown man.
Calvary, playing just its second season of 11-man football, was overpowered by Arlington Grace Prep 55-13 at Miller Field on Saturday.
Grace Prep’s Brendan Walters scored on runs of 71, 56 and 58 yards on his way to rushing for a game-high 214 yards. Walters scored on the game’s first play, and the Lions jumped ahead 14-0 on Jeremiah Tucker’s 15-yard touchdown pass to Jay Sedwick with just over 9:00 left in the opening quarter.
Covenant (2-3) was forced to punt on its next possession, but Jack Spangler, a sophomore safety, picked off a pass and returned it 45 yards to the Lions 10-yard line. On the next play, Austin Weber found Wes Bender in the end zone to cut the deficit to 14-6.