The freshmen eleven, played a short game of thirty minutes yesterday afternoon, with the Cambridge Latin School, winning easily by a score of 28 to 0. No goals were attempted, and the game was entirely a practice game.
The freshman showed somewhat of an improvement in their playing, but still there were so many faults, that they spoiled the good work. The backs all played a snappy, energetic game, but only occassionally did the interference hold together. The blockers do not keep their men out of the play, for they stop when they have run into a man, and leave the half to run alone. They also dropped the ball several times, and seemed rather green on the signals. The forwards spent altogether too much time and strength in scrapping, and a number of times let the play right through them. The guards played too high and were never down in front of the V. Once or twice Worden got through and spoiled the kick in good style. On a high kick the ends got through fairly well, but ran about aimlessly without following the ball. This careless lack of team work would have beaten them with any strong team against them.
Harvard started the game with a V, and after a couple of short rushes, dropped the ball. Cambridge tried the centre and end in succession with no gain finally, kicking. Faxon, by quick work, ran a few yards with the ball, and then '95 had three downs, without a gain. On the kick, Brewer got the ball and made a touchdown.
Cambridge dropped the ball on the V, and Ingalls got it, scoring another touchdown. Again Cambridge tried to rush the ball, but was forced to kick. Worden stopped it, and Stevenson made a gain of thirty yards. Arnold carried it over, for the third touchdown. Cambridge managed to drop the ball again, and Clarke was after it. Ingalls made a good gain, and Arnold scored again, making a beautiful run around the right end.
Harvard and Cambridge took turns in dropping the ball for some time, but on a kick, Arnold ran for fifty yards, and Ingalls carried it over.
On the V, Cambridge kicked and the ball was down on the '96's five yard line. Short gains through the centre and tackles carried the ball nearly to the twenty five yard line. From here Arnold, aided by good interference; ran the length of the field and scored again. Cambridge kicked on the V and Harvard walked up the field with short gains. Ingalls made a long sprint through left tackle to Cambridge's 10-yard line, and Arnold carried it over. Time was called with the ball well up in Cambridge's territory.
The make up of the elevens was as follows:
'96, C. L. S.
Brewer l. e. Clarkson
Stevenson l. t. Glidden
Worden l. g. Burridge
Faxon c. Fitzgerald
Rice r. g. Davenport
Lewis r. t. Bacon
Clark r. e. Adams