Late interception ends contest
by Kirk Whitaker
For the first time since 2006, Arthur was the site of a second round IHSA playoff football game. Saturday the Knights took on top seeded Maroa-Forsyth and gave the best team in the state in Class 1A all they could handle and then some.
Maroa was held to its lowest point total—24 points—all season, even dating back to last season, and the Knights were the only team to have a second half lead on the Trojans this season as well.
The Knight defense came out strong and held the vaunted Trojan offense—headlined by Jack Hockaday, a Division I caliber athlete with scholarship offers from multiple Big 10 schools—to just six points in the first quarter and 18 in the first half.
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