THE DIFFERENCE: The Patriots hurt themselves with turnovers. Three of their first four possessions ended with an interception or fumble. They lost two fumbles and had two passes intercepted during the game.
GAME NOTES: Alonso did not punt during the game. ... Freedom's Cass Couey got off punts of 57 and 53 yards to help his team in the field position battle. ... Both teams used the shotgun formation throughout the game. ... Alonso's girl kicker, Bethany Isaac, made five of six extra points. Her lone miss came when a penalty forced her to attempt the kick from 35 yards.
STAT OF THE GAME: Alonso's David Bankston scored three touchdowns, two on the ground and one on a pass reception. The touchdown pass he caught was a 68-yarder. Freedom's quarterback is freshman Josh Grady. Nine of the Patriots' running plays were for negative yards.
QUOTE OF THE GAME: "Freedom played very hard. They had a tough time because they were missing several players due to suspension. It is hard to compete with so many players missing. I am very proud of our guys. Our defensive line really did a great job." - Alonso coach Mike Heldt
A - Bankston 24 run (Isaac kick)
A - Bankston 8 run (Isaac kick)
A - Quintana 9 run (Isaac kick)
A - Bankston 68 pass from Quintana (kick failed)
A - Anaya 71 pass from Quintana (Isaac kick)
A - Frascello 20 Interception (Isaac kick)