Eagles remain winless; lose to Hardin County 40-6

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Zach Armour (#7) runs the ball for 9 yards and gets a first down during the Eagles’ Oct. 4, 2019 loss to Hardin Co.

The Chester County Eagles football team fell to Hardin County 40-6 Friday night. The Eagles could not find a way to stop the Tigers from completing passes which led to the Tigers’ win and a gain of 217 passing yards. The Tigers had them outsized.

They were throwing it in the center of the defense and down the sidelines.

The Eagles offense additionally had trouble. They were only able to complete one pass and gained only 120 total yards compared to the Tigers’ 324 yards.

In reference to the offense, Head Coach Robinson said, “We have to execute faster. We have to have more sense of urgency.”

Robinson said he knew that the team they played was tough, and possibly a semi-finals team, nonetheless, he said the Eagles will have to get more physical and learn their roles each game.

He said that if the team can at least improve their effort and gain some confidence in the future, they can do a lot better.

This week Chester County has a bye week. They will play at Jackson North Side on Oct. 25.

Ryan Bailey (#17) tackles a Hardin County player after only allowing a 1-yard gain.