So Close…
November 1, 2018
Southern Torch (3749 articles)

So Close…

By Marla JonesSports Editor • (Photo by Marla Jones)

PISGAH, Ala. — For the first time in thirty years, the Pisgah Eagles defeated the Plainview Bears, 18-17.

The first quarter was a back and forth battle with neither team making it into the endzone.

Pisgah put the first points on the board with 5:46 remaining in the first half on a 1-yard dash into the endzone.  The Eagles successfully went for two, making the score 8-0.  Plainview quickly got the ball down the field before the half and cashed in on a field goal by David Mejia.  As the second quarter ended, Pisgah had the 8-3 advantage.

With 5:12 remaining in the third, the Bears take the lead with a 1-yard scamper into the endzone by Brody McCurdy.  The Bears went for two making the score 11-8.  With 2:00 remaining in the third quarter, Pisgah kicked a 35-yard field goal to tie the score at 11-11.

With just :10 ticked off in the fourth quarter, Pisgah ran it in from 49 yards out to take the 18-11 lead.  With 2:37 remaining in regulation play, Drew Smith brought it in from 6-yards out.  The Bears went for two but were stopped by the Eagles, making the final score 18-17.

Plainview will host the Crossville Lions on Friday night.

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