Posted: Sep 6, 2013 12:00 AM by Jack Wascher
Updated: Sep 7, 2013 12:28 AM
COLUMBIA - Week two of Friday Night Fever featured the newlook Battle Spartans hosting the Hannibal Pirates. Hannibal scored on the opening drive which was capped off by a 15 yard touchdown run by Mitchell Nichols to go up 6-0. Battle responded with a 44 yard touchdown run by Marshall Willingham to tie the score at 6.
On the ensuing kickoff, Hannibal's Jerry McBride took it to the house to put the Pirates up 14-6 after a two point conversion. After a 1 yard touchdown run by Hannibal's Austin Kirby put them up 20-6, Battle responded with a 39 yard touchdown pass from Tyler Brevinn to Marcus Teague, that cut the lead to 7.
Battle would take the lead 27-26 into the fourth quarter but two late touchdowns by Hannibal put the game out of reach. Hannibal defeats Battle by a final score of 42-27