’Dogs pull off emotional win to stay in playoff picture
HAMPTON – A gutsy defensive performance by Hampton-Dumont led to an emotional victory, keeping the Bulldog football team’s playoff hopes alive.
And a clearly emotional Trevor Eiklenborg talked about the clinching interception of University of Iowa-bound quarterback Jay Scheel with 46 seconds left in a 20-14 win over LaPorte City, Union, Friday night.
“I felt someone behind me and I kept following him,” Eiklenborg said. “I didn’t think he (Scheel) was going to throw it because he is playing for the Hawkeyes next year...and there is nothing better than that – that feeling. It made me cry."