Westfield QB Rehman Johnson #17 carries the ball against the South County defense
Photo by Will Palenscar
The Westfield Bulldogs and South County Stallions collided for the second time this season and fourth time in two seasons for a second round playoff game in Chantilly on Friday evening, Nov. 18. Westfield won the last two including the regional final 40-8 at South County last season.
After a scoreless 1st quarter, South County opened scoring with 11:43 to play in the 2nd quarter when Steven Ariquette kicked a 30-yard field goal. Later in the 2nd, Westfield kicker and UVA commit Brian Delaney tied things up when he kicked a 24-yard field to knot things back up. Eugene Asante would run in from 11 yards, with 1:36 in the half, to give the Bulldogs a 10-3 lead.
In the 3rd quarter, with 8:13, Delaney kicked his second field goal of the game to give Westfield a 13-3 lead. Later in the 3rd, Sean Eckert took a Rehman Johnson pass 76 yards for a touchdown with 5:00 to play in the 3rd. Neither team would score in the 4th.
Westfield improves to (10-2) and will travel to Madison High School on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. to play the Warhawks (11-1) who defeated West Potomac 21-14. The Warhawks’ only loss this season came from South Lakes 21-13. South County ends its season at (8-4)