BCYL Knights Get Revenge on Raiders
The Buckingham County Youth League Varsity Football played the Amelia Raiders back in September and Loss 6-0 in the fourth game of the season.
The BCYL Varsity Knights came out moving the ball on offense to start the game pretty well. However the Raiders stopped the Knights on the goal line and took over on downs. But that allowed the Knights defense to step up and got a safety to start the game with a 2-0 lead.
BCYL corners shut down the Amelia passing game
On the kick off, the Knights got great field position that lead to a Buckingham Touchdown and with PAT, the Knights lead 9-0 early in the 1st quarter. But on the kick off, the Raiders Special team to the ball all the way back for a touchdown to close the gap 9-6. The Knights came right back and scored another TD to take a halftime lead of 15-6.
After the half, the Knights defense held up until late in the 4th quarter at the Raiders scored another TD. But it wasn't enough as the BCYL Varsity Knights took the win with a final score of 15-12.
In the first meeting this season with Amelia the Knights fell to 1-4 and just in front of the then (and now) last place Nottoway Gators with a 0-5 record. Since that time, the BCYL Varsity Knights went 3-1 and after defeating the Amelia Raiders this weekend was in a 3 way tie with the Raiders and Charlotte Patriots for the 3rd place spot in the league. After the calculations the Buckingham County Youth League Varsity team will be in the 3rd place spot in the Varsity's league.
BCYL Varsity move the ball on Amelia
The BCYL Varsity tomorrow with the following format:
Six teams: Buckingham, Emporia, Charlotte, Lunenburg, Nottoway and Amelia
Wednesday, October 26 - In Charlotte County
Buckingham (3rd Place) vs Nottoway (6th Place) 6:30 pm
Amelia (4th Place) vs Charlotte (5th Place) 7:30 pm
1st Place (Emporia) and 2nd Place (Lunenburg) team will get a bye
Saturday, October 29
Emporia will play the lowest seed that wins Oct 26 in Emporia (at the Southside District Championship games)
Lunenburg will play the highest seed that wins Oct 26 in Amelia (at the James River District Championship games)