Football: Varsity defeats Exeter

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Deerfield scored 37 points in the 2nd half to win their 4th straight game by a score of 37-14 over Philips Exeter.  Deerfield’s first touchdown came on a fumble recovery in the 3rd quarter by defensive end Garrett Alexander ’19 in the Exeter end zone.  Running back Griffin Schutz ’21 scored from 9 yards out on the first play of the 4th quarter to tie the game 14-14.  It remained 14-14 until 4 minutes left when Exeter snapped the ball over the punters head for a safety.  Wide receiver Quinton Quirrenbach ’19 returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown to make the score 23-14.  Deerfield added two more scores by quarterback Jack Bill ’19 and running back Mamadou Meite ’19 to put an exclamation point on an exciting 4th quarter for the Big Green.  On the day, Deerfield blocked two punts and recovered three fumbles.  Defensive end Garrett Alexander had his best game of the season with three sacks and two fumble recoveries.  Defensive and offensive linemen, Jackson McCarty ’19 played every snap on both sides of the ball and controlled the line of scrimmage. Up next, the Big Green will play at Andover on Sunday, October 28 at 1:30pm.

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