Photo Story: Navy 28, Air Force 10 (part I)

Marcus Thomas (GM-Alison Althouse)

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


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)


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


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.


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) 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) keeps for more yardage


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)


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.


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'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)


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.


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 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 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


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


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)


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)


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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