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Glasgow Tigers
Game 1

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Stirling 32 - 12 Glasgow

Glasgow dominated the early stages of this game scoring their first TD in the first quarter when QB Matt McCusker hit WR Ian Bertram down the sideline for a 68yd TD. The Tigers offense kept up the pressure on Stirling with both offense and defense in total control. RB Andy Hall added two more TDs, both from 3yds out, thanks to the big holes created by the Tigers OLine. Hall finished the day with 137 yards from 31 carries. The Tigers went in at half time 18-0 up.

Stirling the reigning champions came alive in the second half. With LB Iain Smith and the rest of the D keeping the Tigers out of the endzone for the third quarter, and gained the offense better field position. The offense then set about repairing the damage done in the first two quarters. QB James Thompson put the Clansmen on the board with a 2yd run to which RB Jon Sutherland added the 2PAT. Sutherland added a TD from 5yds out before the end of the third quarter and Stirling had pulled to within 4 points of the Tigers. A forced fumble by DE Andreas Sommerseth was recovered by Peder Engebretsen deep in Tiger territory and set up a 2yd Jonathan Chilton TD and gave the Clansmen the lead for the first time in game. Interceptions from Carlos Yanes-Roca, Smith and Sommerseth allowed both Thompson and Sutherland to find the endzone and Stirling were now in control with a 32 -18 lead.

Glasgow hit back late in the 4th quarter when QB Matt McCusker hit WR Rob Campbell from 2 yards out. It proved to be too little too late when Yanes-Roca fell on the onside kick to let Stirling finish off the game and advance to the second round of the playoffs.