Photo Story: Navy 28, Air Force 10 (part I)
Marcus Thomas (GM-Alison Althouse)
Marcus Thomas (GM-Alison Althouse)
GoMids.com
Posted Oct 6, 2013


Navy defeated Air Force 28-10 on Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. GoMids.com's Alison Althouse was there and captured these images. (part I)

Navy takes the field
Navy takes the field

AFA #37 (Anthony LaCoste) is stopped at the 23 yard line by Navy's James Britton (#51)   and William Tuider (#38)
AFA #37 (Anthony LaCoste) is stopped at the 23 yard line by Navy's James Britton (#51) and William Tuider (#38)

AFA pass complete to #9 (Jale Robinette) but stopped at the AF40 by Chris Johnson (Navy   #46)
AFA pass complete to #9 (Jale Robinette) but stopped at the AF40 by Chris Johnson (Navy #46)

Navy's Paul Quessenberry (#45) eyes his target... AFA quarterback, #16 (Karson Roberts)
Navy's Paul Quessenberry (#45) eyes his target... AFA quarterback, #16 (Karson Roberts)

It was a sea of yellow boat hats (FULL SPEED AHEAD) in the Mid-section of the stadium
It was a sea of yellow boat hats (FULL SPEED AHEAD) in the Mid-section of the stadium

AFA pass to #85 (Marcus Hendricks) is incomplete, especially with Wave Ryder (Navy #8)   in hot pursuit
AFA pass to #85 (Marcus Hendricks) is incomplete, especially with Wave Ryder (Navy #8) in hot pursuit

Navy's Chris Ferguson (#23) tackles AFA #7 (Garrett Brown) after a 9 yard gain but   ultimately saving the TD.  Navy's Cody Peterson (#53) and Wave Ryder (#8) assist on the   stop.
Navy's Chris Ferguson (#23) tackles AFA #7 (Garrett Brown) after a 9 yard gain but ultimately saving the TD. Navy's Cody Peterson (#53) and Wave Ryder (#8) assist on the stop.

AFA #30 (Will Conant) draws first blood in the contest with a field goal attempt from   the 45.  Score, at 8:33, in the first quarter: AFA 3, Navy 0
AFA #30 (Will Conant) draws first blood in the contest with a field goal attempt from the 45. Score, at 8:33, in the first quarter: AFA 3, Navy 0

Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) tosses to Chris Swain (Navy #37) who rushes for 9 yards
Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) tosses to Chris Swain (Navy #37) who rushes for 9 yards

Keenan Reynolds' (Navy #19) pass complete to Marcus Thomas (Navy #26) for 6 yards and   the first Navy 1st down!
Keenan Reynolds' (Navy #19) pass complete to Marcus Thomas (Navy #26) for 6 yards and the first Navy 1st down!

Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) rushes for 7 yards and another Navy 1st down!
Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) rushes for 7 yards and another Navy 1st down!

Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) keeps for more yardage
Keenan Reynolds (Navy #19) keeps for more yardage

Incomplete pass to Darius Staten (Navy #20)
Incomplete pass to Darius Staten (Navy #20)

AFA #32 (Broam Hart) stopped after a 5 yard gain by Kwazel Bertrand (Navy #17) and Chris Ferguson (Navy #23)
AFA #32 (Broam Hart) stopped after a 5 yard gain by Kwazel Bertrand (Navy #17) and Chris Ferguson (Navy #23)

In the following play, AFA's quarterback #16 (Karson Roberts) rushes for 4 yard before   being stopped by Navy's William Tuider (#38), aided by Paul Quessenberry (Navy #45)
In the following play, AFA's quarterback #16 (Karson Roberts) rushes for 4 yard before being stopped by Navy's William Tuider (#38), aided by Paul Quessenberry (Navy #45)

Navy's Cody Peterson (#53) stops AFA #24 (Jon Lee) at the AF37, limiting his gain to 8   yards.
Navy's Cody Peterson (#53) stops AFA #24 (Jon Lee) at the AF37, limiting his gain to 8 yards.

In the final play of the first quarter, Navy's Lonnie Richardson (#3) holds AF #37   (Anthony LaCoste) to a gain of 3.  Score at the end of the first quarter:  Navy 0, AFA   3
In the final play of the first quarter, Navy's Lonnie Richardson (#3) holds AF #37 (Anthony LaCoste) to a gain of 3. Score at the end of the first quarter: Navy 0, AFA 3

AFA pass complete to #9 (Jale Robinette) for 7 yards before being grounded out-of-  bounds by Navy's Chris Ferguson (#23)
AFA pass complete to #9 (Jale Robinette) for 7 yards before being grounded out-of- bounds by Navy's Chris Ferguson (#23)

AFA's #30 (Will Conant) field goal attempt from the Navy 32 yard line falls short of   the mark.  Score remains Navy 0, AFA 3
AFA's #30 (Will Conant) field goal attempt from the Navy 32 yard line falls short of the mark. Score remains Navy 0, AFA 3

Navy's Pablo Beltran (#11) is able to get off a clean punt, due to great protection by   Navy's Barry Dabney (#69), Chris Nuthen (#95) and Joey Gaston (#65)
Navy's Pablo Beltran (#11) is able to get off a clean punt, due to great protection by Navy's Barry Dabney (#69), Chris Nuthen (#95) and Joey Gaston (#65)

AFA #32 (Broam Hart) is stopped by Navy's Chris Johnson (#46) in the Falcon's first   play of the drive.
AFA #32 (Broam Hart) is stopped by Navy's Chris Johnson (#46) in the Falcon's first play of the drive.

Our CFO-West officiating crew kept the game well under control.
Our CFO-West officiating crew kept the game well under control.

Falcon's #4 (Sam Gagliano) couldn't pull in the final pass in the AFA series
Falcon's #4 (Sam Gagliano) couldn't pull in the final pass in the AFA series

Navy's DeBrandon Sanders rushes for 21 yards before being brought down at the 50 yard   line
Navy's DeBrandon Sanders rushes for 21 yards before being brought down at the 50 yard line

Navy's Co-Captain, Matt Aiken (#85) is able to scramble around players and eat up 17   yards before being stopped by AFA #87 (Alex Hansen)
Navy's Co-Captain, Matt Aiken (#85) is able to scramble around players and eat up 17 yards before being stopped by AFA #87 (Alex Hansen)

Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) gains 12 yards for another Navy 1st down before being   caught by AFA #49 (Joey Nichol)
Navy's Keenan Reynolds (#19) gains 12 yards for another Navy 1st down before being caught by AFA #49 (Joey Nichol)

Navy's Marcus Thomas (#26) racks up 18 yards to get Navy to the 3 yard line before   being brought down by Falcon's #42 (Kristov George)
Navy's Marcus Thomas (#26) racks up 18 yards to get Navy to the 3 yard line before being brought down by Falcon's #42 (Kristov George)

PAT by Navy's Nick Sloan (#6) is good after Keenan Reynold's rushing touchdown.  Score   in the 2nd quarter with 4:55 on the clock:  Navy 7, Air Force 3
PAT by Navy's Nick Sloan (#6) is good after Keenan Reynold's rushing touchdown. Score in the 2nd quarter with 4:55 on the clock: Navy 7, Air Force 3

AFA #24 (Jon Lee) tries to get more yards, but is stopped by the combination of Lonnie   Richardson (Navy #3) and Chris Ferguson (Navy #23)
AFA #37 (Anthony LaCoste) tries to get more yards, but is stopped by the combination of Lonnie Richardson (Navy #3) and Chris Ferguson (Navy #23)

Navy's Chris Ferguson (#23) doesn't allow AFA #24 (Jon Lee) any more than 5 yards
Navy's Chris Ferguson (#23) doesn't allow AFA #24 (Jon Lee) any more than 5 yards

Falcons #37 (Anthony LaCoste) is dragged down by Navy's Lonnie Richardson (#3) at the   Navy 49
Falcons #37 (Anthony LaCoste) is dragged down by Navy's Lonnie Richardson (#3) at the Navy 49

Falcons #37 (Anthony LaCoste) rushes for AFA's only TD on the day.  Following a good   PAT, the score is now Navy 7, AFA 10 (Clock at 01:50)
Falcons #37 (Anthony LaCoste) rushes for AFA's only TD on the day. Following a good PAT, the score is now Navy 7, AFA 10 (Clock at 01:50)

Marcus Thomas (Navy #26) returns the kickoff 19 yards to the Navy30
Marcus Thomas (Navy #26) returns the kickoff 19 yards to the Navy30

DeBrandon Sanders (Navy #21) had a 12 yard reception before being stopped by AFA #49   (Joey Nichol)
DeBrandon Sanders (Navy #21) had a 12 yard reception before being stopped by AFA #49 (Joey Nichol)

Navy's Pablo Beltran (#11) punts to complete Navy's first half offense.  Score at the   end of the first half:  Navy 7, Air Force 10
Navy's Pablo Beltran (#11) punts to complete Navy's first half offense. Score at the end of the first half: Navy 7, Air Force 10

All photos by Alison Althouse for GoMids.com.


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