The Times West Virginian

October 6, 2012

Bees can’t slow RCB attack in loss

By Mike Bowen
Times West Virginian

CLARKSBURG — East Fairmont had its opportunities against Robert C. Byrd Friday night.

But the Bees couldn’t sustain their drives or slow down the Flying Eagles’ two-headed rushing attack led by Ben D’Annunzio and Tre Cox as they fell on the road, 34-6.

Robert C. Byrd took the opening kickoff, but the Bees forced the Eagles to punt.

East then had its drive stall because of a holding penalty, before attempting a fake punt on fourth-and-4 from its own 24 yard line. It would be the first of two fake punts the Bees would attempt in the game; both were wide open but the pass was incomplete.

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