Hellingly Phoenix faced Wembley Stallions and Kent Exiles at Bromley in their second American football tournament of the season.
Phoenix kicked off against the Exiles and pressure from Lucas and Kyle Bandaa stepped up their efforts. Phoenix’s strong defense limited the Exiles to two touchdowns in the first half.
The Phoenix defense produced an interception from Ryan Hedges and there was a forced fumble from Calvin Clark, supplemented with key tackles at key points in the game by Fin Wilson and Sam Espie.
In attack, Alex Krajeweski, who played in his very first football tournament, played the role of key center and was a pillar of his strength.
Charlie Booker has shown his leadership qualities and his versatility.
Phoenix’s offense was held at no point throughout the first half which ended 14-0 against the Kent Exiles.
In the second half, the Kent Exiles started to find a rhythm. Hellingly scored his first points on the board thanks to Ollie Stratford and Rowan Crouch.
The game ended 43-6 against the Exiles, but for Phoenix there were positive signs.
It was a close first half against the Wembley stallions.
Points were scored by Harry Stone before Alex Krajewski and Charlie Booker helped to score 14-14 at the break.
The Stallions took an eight-point lead but Phoenix fired back and it ended 22-20 at the Stallions.
Offensive by Phoenix MVP – Alex Krajeweski; MVP Defense – Lucas Apps, MVP – Kyle Bandaa.