Trojans lose second round playoff

Bettendorf defeats West 43-18 in the 4A second round playoff game on November 2, 2015.


Leah Dusterhoft

Max Brown `17 hugs senior player Yeshuwa Hicks `16 after the last game of the season against Bettendorf.

Monday was the last night the 2016 seniors would put on their pads and gold helmet and take the field together.

The Trojans suffered a 43-18 loss to number two ranked team, the Bettendorf Bulldogs. Going into the second round playoff game on November 2, West had compiled a 4-6 record; Bettendorf an undefeated 10-0 record.

During the first half, the Trojans kept the Bulldogs at bay, only allowing them to score two field goals and a touchdown. The Trojans answered with a touchdown of their own to bring the score at halftime to 13-6 with Bettendorf leading.

Bettendorf continued their lead in the second half, scoring four more touchdowns. West scored twice more. Bettendorf won with a final 43-18.

Photos by Leah Dusterhoft

West vs. Bettendorf- November 2nd, 2015 by Leah Dusterhoft