For the second consecutive week the NC Rebels took the field without starting QB Jayden Carter.
The Rebels faced their toughest opponent this year. The undefeated Bossier Bearcats averaged 50 points per game for the first three games of the 2019 season. With great breakaway speed, the Rebels defense would have to be ready to stop the effective jet sweep.
Bossier won the coin toss
The Bearcats won the coin toss and defered to the second half. The Rebels would have first possision; however they would be forced to punt. On their second play from scrimmage the Bearcats fumbled the ball and the Rebels took possession on the seven yard line. Cole coapland would complete a pass to Brett Winland for the first score of the game. The Bearcats would answer with a 70 yard run from scrimmage for a td. On their next possession the Rebels would turn the ball over from a bad snap on a punt. The Bearcats would score on their next play from the Rebels 2 yard line.
The Bearcats would take advantage of a Rebel fumble and score on another long run putting the the Bearcats on top 21-7.
The next Rebels TD would be set up with Trey Heard interception with a 30 yard runback. The Rebels would end the drive with a 4 yard from from Cole Copeland.
The Bearcats would score once more with 8;32 seconds to go in the game making it 28-13 Bearcats. The NC Rebels played a hard faught game against a tough opponent, holding the high scoring offense to 28 points. The offense, with the help of some young players, along side the veterans, scored teo TD’s and was able to run and pass the ball against the Bearcats. In the end the turnovers played a big role in the game. The 2-2 Rebels play at home next week against Manghum in their homecoming game.