GLENS FALLS — The Glens Falls Greenjackets complete the first half of their season Saturday night at East Field against the Mohawk Valley Nighthawks.
The Jackets are 1-2 in Empire Football League games, but they’ll probably be feeling pretty good if they beat Mohawk Valley and finish the first half with a .500 record. Last weekend, they came within a point of a road win against unbeaten Plattsburgh, losing 28-27.
“It was a good football game,” head coach Raymond Swann said. “All year our defense has been playing well. They had five interceptions. Our offense played well too; we just came up a little short.”
Quentin Austin continues to lead the Greenjackets’ run game, having rushed for 186 yards against Plattsburgh. Swann said Jake Nemec will start at quarterback against Mohawk Valley.
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“I think we’re starting to hit our stride,” Swann said. “We’ve still got half a season left; we’re excited about it.”
The Nighthawks have lost all three games they’ve played this season, though two of them were one-touchdown losses.
After Saturday, the Jackets won’t be home again until Sept. 14.