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November 2, 2013

Lindale rallies in final 6.5 seconds to nip Indians, 59-55

Eagles douse JHS playoff hopes



Two plays later the Eagles connected on a 55-yard scoring toss from Slice to Tayton Williams, and the PAT kick added on made it a 14-0 affair with 19-seconds left in the quarter.

The Tribe made the most of a 21-yard kick off return by Lakendrick Anderson at the Eagles, 27-yard line.

Two plays later McCown found Lane from 22-yards away, and the Ryan Travis PAT boot made it a 14-7 score after one period.

A dive up the middle was fumbled by the Indians, and Garrett was the man on the spot as he scooped the ball up and ran in from eight-yards away for another Eagle TD..

The Indians, strung together a quick 1:57 drive that was capped off by Braylon Parish running in from five-yards, and the PAT kick made it a 21-14, Eagles advantage.

Aaron Jackson clipped the 100-yard mark as he scored on a 15-yard sweep, and the kick made it a 28-14, Eagles cushion. Jackson rambled for 156-yards in 21 carries in the first half alone.

Jackson totaled out with 40 carries and 287-yards, good for one TD.

McCown went to the air in the next drive and capped off the 52-yard drive with a 27-yard pass to Trent Sansom for the score, and the extra point made it a 28-20.

The Eagles came right back at the Tribe and booted a 33-yard field goal with 32-seconds left before intermission.

Jacksonville attempted another last minute score with a long pass that was intercepted for T.J Griffin’s second pick of the game and a 31-20 score at the break.

The Indians surprised the Eagles and recovered an on-sides kick at the Lindale 37-yard line.

The next play, McCown scrambled and ran down the left sideline for an untouched scoring run, and the kick made it 31-27.





Lindale 59, Jacksonville 55



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