Gordon Chase, special teams coordinator with the Avalanche, said it was a close game that could have went either way.
“It was slow going for both teams, we had a few incomplete passes that should been completed,” Chase said following the game. “We could have had a higher scoring game on our side for sure.”
Chase said the Avon View players suffered a few injuries during the course of the game, which had an impact on their performance.
“We had a lot of first year players in their spot for the first time, and they did a pretty good job,” he said. “We made it out with a narrow win.”
The Avalanche now stand at 2-1 for the current season, and are facing the Millwood High Knights on Oct. 1, who are also 2-1.
The Avalanche defeated the Knights in their opening game of the season.
Chase said they faced a lot of challenges going into Sunday’s game, including being down their regular starting centre and a few other players.
“We threw Brian Chambers in at fullback, who’s usually a linemen, and got him to run a ball in three yards to the goal line for a touchdown,” he said. “On the point after, Devin Bryant threw a fake instead of the kick, for a two-point conversion.”
“A couple of our good receivers went down throughout the game,” he added. “On the opening kick-off, only half of them showed up to the game, so we had to throw…
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