2014 Football Banquet


2014 Seniors

The Bluejays had their 2014 football banquet last month.  Several awards were handed out.  Congratulations to all of the recipients for their hard
work and dedication to PORTA Football!
Offensive Back – Kobe Wheaton
Offensive Lineman – Mark Thomas
Receiver – Hayden Eddings
Special Teams – Logan Shelton
Defensive Back – Hayden Eddings
Linebacker – Connor Beckerman
Defensive Lineman – Mark Thomas
Practice Player – Garet Gerdes
Scott Nichols Intensity Award – Mark Thomas
Clyde Dearing PORTA Pride Award – Nick Atterberry
Lifter of the Year – Connor Beckerman
All Conference Honorable Mention – Hayden Eddings (defensive utility player), Mark Thomas (defensive line and Offensive Tackle)
Supporter of the Year – Brian and Wendy Beckerman

The Bluejays finished their 2014 football season with a 59-16 loss to North Mac, bringing their final record to 1-8.

Although the team played hard throughout the season, in the end a young team, turnovers and defensive mistakes resulted in too many lost points.  On the bright side, the Jays will be returning a lot of experience next year with many sophomores and juniors from this year’s team having gotten substantial varsity experience.


Bluejays Drop to 1-7

The Bluejays lost to number 2 ranked Williamsville a few weeks ago 49-7.  The Jay’s lone touchdown came from a run by Noah Wilson.

Last week the Jays lost to Pleasant Plains 42-14.  The Bluejays scored on a TD pass from Sam Wenda to Hayden Eddings and on a TD run from Kobe Wheaton.  The Bluejays turned the ball over 4 times (2 interceptions and 2 fumbles) that each resulted in a Pleasant Plains score.

These losses bring the Jays record to 1-7 on the season, with their final game set for this Friday against North Mac.  North Mac comes into the game with a record of 2-6.  This may prove to be a great game.



PORTA Loses to Auburn

PORTA was defeated by the Auburn Trojans 48-6 last Friday night.

Auburn, a perennial conference powerhouse was heavily favored and looking for revenge for last year’s exciting overtime loss to the Bluejays.  Auburn’s defense prevented the Jays from moving the ball, and Auburn’s offense quickly jumped out to a 27-0 lead at the end of the first quarter.  By half time the score was 48-0.

They Jays scored in the second half on a touchdown pass from Sam Wenda to Colton Crain.  The extra point was no good.  Neither team scored in the fourth quarter, bringing the final score to 48-6.

The Jays fall to 1-5 on the season.

This week the Bluejays take on the Williamsville Bullets who are ranked number 2 in the state.