Michael Anderson & Devin Pfaff lead the way for the Harbor Beach Pirates Football Team in a 29-14 victory against there rivalry the Ubly Bearcats at Jerry Herp Field in Ubly on Friday Night. Both of them are seniors on the squad. They both scored 2 TD’s each in this GTCE Division Championship Game.
Michael Anderson ran for a lot of yards in this contest. 3rd Quarter he was brilliant with 2 TD’s runs of his own. He had a good run on the opening drive of the 1st Quarter. Setup Devin Pfaff to score from 1 yard out on a 4th & Goal in the 1st Quarter. Ran for a long one in the 3rd Quarter on his 1st TD in the 3rd Quarter to take a 21-8. Devin Pfaff got a Interception in the 3rd Quarter. Devin Pfaff setup Michael Anderson’s 2nd TD run in the 3rd Quarter. Michael ran in for the 2-point conversion also too.
Defense played well in this contest. Ron Wruble put in a good game plan on Ubly’s good run Offense Bill Sweeney has in 2019. Casey Sweeney is a good Running QB. They allowed 2 Rushing TD’s in this one. 1st 2 they allowed all season long. Held them to 14 points on the board. Still a good win no matter what. Troy Schelke has good senior leadership on the squad in 2019. They gotta keep there heads on straight going forward to the rest of the season. Defense has allowed 31 points on the scoreboard all season long in the 5 games in already. Defense Wins Games & Championships Period. They might see them in the Division 8 Playoff Game still once more for the 3rd straight season in a row.
Ubly is a good team. Bill Sweeney has done a good job as Interim Head Coach for the 2019 Ubly Bearcats Football Team. Didn’t get off to a good start on Defense on the opening drive of the game. They settled in very nicely. Ubly scored 2 rushing TD’s in this big game on Homecoming. They scored 8 points off the Harbor Beach turnover on fumble recovery in the 2nd Quarter. Take a 8-7 halftime lead.
In the 3rd Quarter Harbor Beach scored 22 points. Devin Pfaff scored from 1 yard out. Harbor Beach got called for offsides. Dylan Kadar ran in the 2-point conversion from 8 yards out. That was a big one they needed out there. Michael Anderson ran for a long one for a TD. Missed the 2-point conversion To take a 21-8. Michael Anderson got another TD run & made the 2-point conversion to take a 29-8 lead after 3 Quarters of play. Bad 9 minute spell on Ubly’s Defense in that 3rd Quarter.
Ubly ran the football to take time off the clock. Scored there 2nd TD run of the game. They missed the 2-point conversion. Harbor Beach recover the onside kick. Ran the clock off & ran the ball & stay inbounds. They did that one. Harbor Beach got a must win scenario in this big game on the road at Jerry Herp Field in Ubly on Homecoming Night. Ubly is a very tough place to play period. Harbor Beach has played very well at Ubly in the past years when they where good. Saw that one on Friday Night once again. Offense, Defense, & Special Teams are the keys to being a good Championship Team. Harbor Beach is the one for sure. They do those things very well. Playing smart discipline Football at all times. Trust your abilities for the Coaches.
Troy Schelke has done a remarkable job for the Harbor Beach Pirates Football Team & Program in his 22 years at the helm. 166 Career Victories in that 22 years there too. Future Hall Of Famer. Ron Wruble is the man as Defensive Coordinator. Remarkable Job. Bill Sweeney has done a great job at the helm in 2019. Not the best team he had. They play with a lot of heart out there & give it all you got for the Ubly Bearcats Football Team. Play with passion & desire. See that one from both teams already in 2019. They might play against one another in the Division 8 Playoff Game for the 3rd straight season in a row.