Daegu running back Princeton Newbold gets wrapped up by Zama defender Keshawn McNeill. (KATRINA VASQUEZ/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
Daegu running back Princeton Newbold gets wrapped up by Zama defender Keshawn McNeill. (KATRINA VASQUEZ/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Zama braves rain, new format to shut out Daegu

by Stars and Stripes
Stars and Stripes

CAMP WALKER, South Korea – Attempting to navigate nine-man football for the first time in school history and playing in rain that at times blew in sideways, Zama handled both on Saturday quite easily.

Senior quarterback Tim Matelski threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth, Luke Singer caught a TD pass and rushed for a score and Keshawn McNeill racked up 135 all-purpose yards as the Trojans routed Daegu 36-0 at Kelly Field.

“The kids did a really good job of transitioning to nine-man football without having to adapt too much,” said coach Scott Bolin of the Trojans (2-0), who moved into a first-place tie atop the Far East Division II standings with Matthew C. Perry.

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