By Sherry Houben
Excitement was in the air at Goerke Field on Thursday afternoon when the undefeated P.J. Jacobs ninth grade freshmen football team took the field.
But it was short-lived.
Game play was back and forth in the high-scoring game between the P.J.’s Patriots and Amherst, with Patriots in the lead 20-14 at the half.
In the third quarter, Amherst outscored the Patriots, three touchdowns to two.
The game ended 32-36 in favor of Amherst. P.J.’s last home game is Tuesday, Oct 11, at Goerke Field. Kickoff is at 6 PM.