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Redskins!

Friday
October 23rd, 2020

By EARL WATT

Leader & Times

Teams don’t turn a corner over night, and the Redskins weren’t able to upset the Hays Indians Friday night despite showing marked improvement on both defense and offense.

Turnovers proved to be the difference.

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While Liberal turned the ball over four times, one of those was acceptable — an interception at the goal line in the waning seconds of the first half. That’s just football and taking a harmless chance at the end of a half.

The other three turnovers however, weren’t harmless and shouldn’t be acceptable.

Throwing an interception deep in your own territory on a third-and-28 play is unacceptable. Throwing the ball with 28 yards to go on third down was probably not a good call, anyway. Run the ball for what you can get and punt it away so you can go to half down 14-7 rather than 21-7.

Fumbles may happen, but that shouldn’t be the accepted position.

Liberal has turned the bal over too many times in the first three games of the season, and two critical fumbles, coupled with an interception, makes winning virtually impossible.

Liberal proved it can move the ball on offense, and the defense forced several punts.

But valuing the football is critical to success, and the Redskins have to improve in the turnover battle to be competitive.

That’s what hurt in Goodland, it hurt against Dodge City, and it may have been the difference in Hays.

If the Redskins can correct the turnovers, they may be able to salvage a respectable 2020 season.

There are competitive opportunities remaining on th schedule. Ulysses (0-3), Garden City (1-2), Great Bend (0-3) and Wichita North (0-1) are ahead.

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