Football: Varsity loses to Hotchkiss

Event Details

Deerfield fell to Hotchkiss in overtime by a score of 27-20.  Deerfield led 14-7 at halftime and 20-7 midway through the 4th quarter.  RB Griffin Schutz, WR Donnie Gray, and WR Lenny St. Gourdin all scored for Deerfield.  The Deerfield defense forced 2 turnovers on the afternoon.  After going up 20-7 in the 4th quarter, Hotchkiss returned the kickoff to cut the lead to 20-14.  Deerfield fumbled the ball with 3 minutes left in the game and Hotchkiss scored the tying touchdown with one minute left.  Hotchkiss missed the extra point and the game went into overtime.  Hotchkiss got the ball first and scored on the second play to take a 27-20 lead.  Deerfield threw an interception on the 2nd play in overtime, sealing the victory for Hotchkiss.