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Demons Kick Off District Play with Grinnell

Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 at 8:05 am
Author: KCII Sports - Dagan Miller

The Demon football team will open district play tonight hosting the Grinnell Tigers. These two teams played a thrilling game last season in Grinnell. Washington got up early but struggled the last five minutes of the half and found themselves down 21-14 at the half. Washington spent the second half battling back and tied the game late in the fourth quarter. With it locked up at 28-28 and about 50 seconds left, Grinnell kicker Nathan Criswell hit a 51 yard field goal to give the Tigers the 31-28 win. Tonight the Demons come in 1-1, and nearly pulled out a thrilling come back at Keokuk last week. The Chiefs were up 35-6 when the Demons fought back and the fourth and lost by seven points 35-28. Grinnell lost to Oskaloosa in week one and won big over Des Moines Roosevelt last week. This is the third straight road game for the Tigers. You can hear tonight’s game right here on one to count on KCII, we’ll be on the air at 7-pm with the Washington Hyvee Pre-game Show.