Maple Heights Homecoming 2013
The Homecoming festivities started Thursday with a parade beginning at Dunham Park and ending at Stafford Park. You can check out the video of the parade on our Facebook page. Last night, the Maple Heights Mustangs faced Cleveland Heights Tigers at Stafford Stadium for the Mustangs 2013 Homecoming Football Game.
The game started off with Cleveland Heights quickly taking the lead with a 31 yard touchdown run by #21 Bagley, followed by a fumble recovery by #9 Thrasher where he ran 40 yards for the touchdown. The final touchdown in the first quarter was made by #6 Pauldo. All three extra point kicks were made, giving Cleveland Heights a 21 point lead in the first quarter.
In the second quarter the Tigers increased their lead by 13 points with a 1 yard touchdown run by Austin, with a good extra point kick and 48 yard touchdown run by #7 Bearden. The Mustangs were able to block the extra point kick.
At half-time the game was Cleveland Heights 34, Mustangs 0. During the halftime show, both the Tigers’ and Mustang Marching Band’s broke out into dance. Even our new Band Director, Mr. Malcolm Jones, and Milkovich Middle School Music Teacher, Zack Kanter, joined the fun.
Courtney Warner was crowned Homecoming Queen, escorted by King Devin Chandler who had been crowned earlier in the day. Court attendants were: Jamia Moore, McKayla Belfiore, Cierra Jones, Briana Blair, and Kailin Chambers.
During the 3rd quarter the Mustangs held the Tigers to one touchdown, an 8 yard pass from #6 Pauldo to #3 Baker. The extra point kick was good.
In the final quarter the Mustangs didn’t allow any touchdowns and finally made it into the end zone with a 25 yard pass from #2 Martez Butler to #23 JaVonte Richardson. They garnered an extra two points with a pass from #2 Butler to #7 Cliff Garner. Despite their rally in the fourth quarter, the Mustangs fell to the Tigers, 41-8.