Posted On: 10/10/20 3:21 PM

Fairview took a gamble to open the 2020 season by attempting an onside kick to start the game. Poudre recovered and had excellent field position on its home field for the opening drive.

Fortunately, the Fairview defense delivered a big-time performance, a sign of confidence that head coach Tom McCartney had in them heading into the game.

The Knights had three interceptions in the first half and came up with a number of fourth-down stops to get a shutout win 19-0 over Poudre. It was the first shutout win for the Knights since they won 43-0 over Evans (Fla.) in August of 2018.

The first lift on defense for Fairview came from Blake Berden with an interception in the end zone on the first drive of the game. The Knights got a score late in the first quarter with Liam HuberLiamHuber5'11" | DBFairview | 2021StateCO stretching the ball over the pylon for a touchdown reception late in the first quarter.

Grant PageGrantPage6'2" | WRFairview | 2022StateCO, the No. 1 wide receiver in the Class of 2022, came through with the other two touchdown receptions for Fairview. HIs ability to run after the catch resulted in a couple of long touchdown catches, the first coming

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