Louisville beats William P. Lawrence for initial win
October 28, 2017 - Finding Carter
Story and print by Randy Dela Cruz
Sports Editor, Ho‘okele
Quarterback Chief Fire Control Technician Derek Dowen threw for 4 touchdowns, while Culinary Specialist 3rd Class Tyre Smith held dual scoring passes in a finish section and got dual interceptions on invulnerability to assistance USS Louisville (SSN 724) win their initial diversion of a deteriorate by a measure of 27-16 over USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110). It took place Oct. 22 in an Afloat Division intramural dwindle football diversion during Earhart Field, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.
Dowen, who threw for dual touch-downs in a initial and second half, pronounced that removing a team’s initial win was value entrance out on a Sunday.
“All a guys adore entrance out no matter what day it is,” Dowen said. “We finally got started attack routes. Things are removing better.”
While Dowen had a prohibited palm during QB, it was a team’s invulnerability that got things rolling first, when Smith came adult with his initial collect of a diversion to set adult Louisville on a William P. Lawrence three-yard line.
On Louisville’s initial play from scrimmage, Dowen took a one-step dump and fast tossed a round to Machinists Mate (Auxiliary) 3rd Class Thomas Carter for a touchdown.
The combined indicate after touch-down done it 7-0 Louisville.
William P. Lawrence responded right divided in their subsequent possession on a purchase chuck and execution from quarterback Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Josh Gordon to Machinery Repairman 3rd Class Timothy Collins.
The scoring play came on fourth-and-one during a 39-yard line, with Gordon going over a tip to Collins for 6 points. The following PAT tied a diversion adult during 7-7.
After both teams were forced to give adult a round on downs, Louisville, starting from their possess 36, marched down a margin on 6 plays to retake a lead during 13-7.
The final play of a expostulate came on a 15-yard pass from Dowen to Smith inside a finish section for a touchdown.
Then, usually before halftime, Smith recorded a team’s lead by grabbing his second interception of a day.
“Smith played great,” Dowen said. “He’s got a nose for a round and he knows where it’s going to be. He altered a movement for us twice.”
After a break, Louisville started a second half a same approach they finished their final offense array in a initial half.
Dowen was nearby ideal on directing a 65-yard expostulate for a touchdown on usually 8 plays.
The Louisville vigilance tourist went six-for-six on passes and ran a screw that changed a bondage into a red section during a William P. Lawrence 18-yard line.
On second down and a round resting during a three-yard line, Dowen went behind to Smith in a dilemma of a finish section for a duo’s second scoring hookup of a diversion and a 20-7 lead after a PAT.
Back on defense, Louisville came adult with a large stop when they prevented a fourth-and-nine on a William P. Lawrence 31.
Taking advantage of good margin position, Dowen changed a round to a 14 on 3 plays, before anticipating Carter in a behind of a finish section for a QB’s fourth scoring strike of a game.
Gordon came behind to lead one final expostulate into a finish zone, though it wasn’t enough, as Louisville walked off Earhart Field with a win.
“They done some good catches,” pronounced Dowen, who credited his receivers for his large day during quarterback. “It was all a group effort. Everybody contributed in some way.”