Bears Lose in 2OT
September 20, 2018
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Bears Lose in 2OT

By Marla JonesSports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston)

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — The Plainview Bears lost in double overtime, 20-14 to the Susan Moore Bulldogs in Class 3A,, Region 7 play on Friday night.

The first quarter was an intense battle with neither team putting points on the scoreboard.

With 3:10 remaining in the second quarter, Drew Smith scored on a 54-yard rushing touchdown for the Bears.  The extra point by David Mejia made the score 7-0 going into the half.

The third quarter was much like the first with a slugfest between the teams and neither team scoring.

Susan Moore tied the game with :24 left in regulation play when the Bulldogs scored on a 49-yard touchdown reception.  The extra point was good and the game went into overtime.

In the first overtime, Susan Moore scurried into the endzone from 4 yards out.  The PAT was good, giving the Bulldogs the lead.   Plainview answered back with a 9-yard rushing touchdown by Drew Smith.  The extra point by Mejia was good tying the game 14-14 and forcing a second overtime.

Plainview got the ball first in the second overtime but were forced to kick a field goal.  The kick went wide left and the Bulldogs took over on the 10. The Bulldogs bit the Bears with a 1-yard dash into the endzone to win 20-14.

Plainview will travel to take on the Sylvania Rams, in a rivalry showdown on Friday night.

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