Recap provided by Prairie Communications intern Elaina Allaman
The United Red Storm kicked off their 2022 season against The Annawan-Wethersfield Titans at home this Friday night. Annawan-Wethersfield opened the game strong with a 41-yard touchdown and followed it with a 90-yard touchdown. Both runs were carried by a sophomore for the Annawan-Wethersfield Titans. The first half ended with a score of 13-0 for the Titans. The Titans continued their momentum into the second half with a touchdown in the 3rd quarter. United came in strong to the 4th quarter with a 6-yard touchdown and 2-point conversion made by their quarterback, Abel Wilson. The Titans followed with a 50-yard interception return bringing the score to 28-8. Jake McElwee responded by making his first touchdown of the season helping to close the gap to 28-16 for your score. The game ended with Annawan-Wethersfield’s 4th touchdown of the game, being a 41-yard run. The game ended with a score of 35-16. Here is an update for the rest of Lincoln Trail Conference, Knoxville defeats Princeville 54-20, ROWVA/Williamsfield defeated Abingdon-Avon 41-12. The Red Storm travels to Princeville next Friday night, September 2nd, to take on The Princes.
For the replay of the WRAM radio broadcast of the game, click HERE