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Holbrook/Avon tops football 28-22

Photo by Nicole Harnishfeger

Valentino Coleman carries the ball in the fourth quarter of Nantucket’s 28-22 road loss to Holbrook/Avon Saturday.      I&M Sports Photo Galleries

By Dean Geddes
I&M Staff Writer

(Nov. 8, 2012) With a 28-22 loss to Holbrook/Avon High School Saturday, the Whalers dropped to 1-4 in the Mayflower Small league and out of Super Bowl contention.

On a positive note, however, all Nantucket’s league games have come down to the wire, and Saturday’s against the Bulldogs was no exception.

The key to turning the corner, head coach Bill Manchester said, is learning to play with a sense of urgency.

“We have that lull (in the mid­dle of games), and we’re not good enough to have that lull.Whatever the score is we need to play to win that play,” he said.


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