Patterson wins homecoming game after 2 year losing streak
By Lionell Green,
Patterson High School defeated Digital Harbor High School at the annual Homecoming game on October 15, 2016. Patterson won the game with a final score of 41-34. This was the first homecoming game that Patterson won since 2013.
Patterson was led on offense by junior running back Eric Senior, who got 3 touchdowns and ran 189 yards. Senior linebackers Diondre Williams and Damien Jackson led the team in tackles and sacks, respectively. Senior safety Chris Woodard came up with a huge interception. Junior Tyrec Little made a fumble recovery.
At halftime, the Patterson drum team performed. Also, throughout the game, the Patterson Alumni Association was giving out free food and drinks to fans and players.
“[It was a] great game”, said Chris Woodard. “Good game played and we came out with the win” added Damian Jackson. “It was a great atmosphere and my guys played with pride”.
After the game, the senior class football players got their jerseys framed.