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Fountain-Fort Carson Footballers Win Season Opener


August 29, 2018

Julie Jones

  Noah Gerber steps out of the tackle and heads to the goal line.

The Fountain-Fort Carson Trojans opened their 2018 season with a 21-14 victory over the Horizon Hawks last Thursday in Westminster.

Horizon won the opening toss and elected to defer. The Trojans took the ball and went down the field, behind a strong rushing attack lead by sophomore Alexisius Jones, Jr. The drive stalled on Horizon's 18, and the 35-yard field goal attempt fell short. A tough Trojan defense stopped the Hawks' drive after three plays, and the Trojans headed off down the field again.

Using a good mix of running and passing, the Trojans marched down the field, overcoming...

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