The Cumberland Pirates by the end of the game were able to hold off the Decatur Lutheran Lions from scoring unfortunately that was not enough in this 29 to 6 loss. The first quarter of the game led with Decatur winning the coin toss and gaining possession. Cumberland managed to hold off Decatur to gain possession however, Decatur managed to push the Pirates back which, eventually led to a forced possession via fumble.
From this point Decatur managed to gain momentum by scoring first. Decatur successfully scored a touchdown, but failed in their attempts to gain a two point conversion. Cumberland than would gain possession again. Decatur held off Cumberland from scoring and successfully gained possession once again. Decatur in the process successfully scored once again leading to a 12 to 0 lead. Decatur once again attempted a two point conversion this time the attempt was successful which pushed Decatur to a 14 point lead over Cumberland going into the second quarter.
Moving into the second quarter Cumberland had increased pressure and was unsuccessful to regain control over the Decatur Lions. Unable to gain control this led to Cumberland scoring another touchdown and two point conversation. Going into the second half Decatur led Cumberland 22 to 0.
The second half of the game we saw a lot more passing done by Decatur and a more aggressive defense by Cumberland. Decatur managed to get one more touchdown in the third quarter, resulting in Decatur having a 29 point lead over Cumberland. In the final quarter we saw a much more aggressive defense from Cumberland resulting in Cumberland holding off Decatur from scoring another touchdown for the rest of the game and allowing Cumberland to gain their first touchdown of the game. This resulted in the final score of the game being Decatur winning 29 over Cumberland 6. Check out the pictures from the game below.