By: Nia Montgomery
The Galileo Lionesses flag football crushed their opponent in the 3rd game of the season with a 26-7 victory against the Leadership Griffins on March 9, 2019. Showing off their amazing championship defense from last year, the Lionesses continued their journey to defend the title with their victory over the Griffins. With the win, the Lions are now first (3-0) in the AAA.
The Lioness jumped to an early lead against the Griffins when junior receiver Malena Mitchell scored the first touchdown early in the game. Of her first touchdown, Malena said, “It was so dope to be the first one, and I want to score many more times this season!”
During the second quarter, the Lioness went up 18-0 when senior slot receiver, Divya Patel, ran in for another touchdown. A few plays later, quarterback Dana Liu faked a pass and ran to score a touchdown putting the Lioness up by a comfortable margin of 26-0.Although the Griffins did score a touchdown in the second half, it wasn’t enough to threaten the Lioness’ as they cruised to a victory.
The Lionesses look to continue their dominate ways against the Burton Pumas on Wednesday March 13, 2019.