By: Brandon Wise / Staff Writer
With 17 seconds left in the game and Sammy trailing by five points, quarterback Michael Cerabeo had to make something happen to avoid falling to 0-2 on Sept. 26.
He did just that.
Cerabeo dropped back, tried to find a receiver and saw nothing. He found a block down field and ran into the end zone to give Sigma Alpha Mu the 12-7 lead over FIJI.
Fiji had one last chance to go down and score. As time expired, the quarterback launched the ball deep downfield, but Mario Valcourt came down with the interception to seal the victory for Sigma Alpha Mu.
Bradley Treasure scored the lone touchdown for FIJI near the end of the first half off of an option pitch.
Both teams are now 1-1 overall.
Sigma Chi 14, Theta Chi 6
Trying to avoid starting 0-2 on the season, Sigma Chi knew it had to pick up a victory tonight. Justin Barcenas led Sigma Chi down the field on two different drives for touchdowns, one rushing and one throwing.
After Theta Chi opened the night with a touchdown run in the first half to make it 6-0, Barcenas came out in the second half and led Sigma Chi down the field and finished off the drive with a touchdown run.
Barcenas then sealed the victory when he found Tony Molina down the field for a touchdown pass to make it 14-6.
The loss drops Theta Chi to 0-2.
Delta Phi Epsilon 6, Phi Sigma Sigma 0
Trying to stay unbeaten, Phi Sigma Sigma’s flag football team was in for a battle against Delta Phi Epsilon.
After getting an interception off the quarterback from Phi Sigma Sigma, Delta Phi Epsilon took the ball down the field and ran it in for the lone score of the game.
With the win, Delta Phi Epsilon moves into a tie with Phi Sigma Sigma for second place at 2-1 on the season.
Phi Mu 33, Tri Sigma 6
In the most lopsided game of the night, Phi Mu trounced Tri Sigma 33-6.
Scoring four touchdowns on the night, Phi Mu proved to be the superior team as they ran for two scores and threw for two.
With the win, Phi Mu moves to 2-1 on the season and putting them in a tie for second place with Delta Phi Epsilon and Phi Sigma Sigma.
Tri Sigma falls to 0-3 on the season.