Defense sets tone for Bulldogs opening victory

Drew Abbas (64) of Hampton-Dumont flies in to attempt a tackle of a Denver running back during the Bulldogs home opener on Friday. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)


HAMPTON - When Denver won the opening toss and elected to play offense, the Hampton-Dumont football team's defense took offense.

And the Bulldogs can pride themselves on their defense, forcing the Cyclones to go 3-and-out in an eventual 21-0 H-D win in the opening game of the season on Friday.

It all started on Denver's first play from scrimmage when Derek Juhl got to Cyclone running back Noah Isaacson in the backfield for a three-yard loss.

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