On the bus ride over to Norfolk Friday afternoon, Heritage coach George Massenburg saw the electronic sign: “2 mile backup at HRBT.” Hey, for a Friday, that’s not too bad.
Yet there was nothing. The Hurricanes’ bus sailed right through the tunnel with no traffic, no delays, and no issues.
“And I said, ‘Good things are going to happen tonight,’” Massenburg recalled.
Heritage’s 41-10 thrashing of Norview went beyond good, especially when you consider the magnitude of that first number. In their 0-10 season of 2010, the Hurricanes scored only 32 points — the entire year. And the last time Heritage scored more than 41 in a game was on Sept. 8, 2007, when it beat Norcom 42-12.
“This program hasn’t had a night like this in a while,” Massenburg said. “It was a great experience. I haven’t seen kids that excited in a long time. And we enjoyed the bus ride back.”
Offensively, Khalid Abdullah rushed for 185 yards and four touchdowns, the final one coming on a 96-yard run as time expired. Defensively, coordinator Weymouth Williams’ group had another solid game after holding Hampton to 16 points last week.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun