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November 11, 2012

Luper helps Sherman beat Greenville in Lions' season finale

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

(Continued)

GREENVILLE —

Lone Oak 28,

Eustace 21

  EUSTACE — The Lone Oak Buffaloes were in charge of their own destiny on Friday night.

They had to defeat the Eustace Bulldogs by at least 14 points to secure a District 7-2A playoff spot.   They got the win, 28-21, but came up short on the point-spread, ending their season, and missing the playoffs for the first time in six seasons.

  Eustace won the toss and deferred to the second half.

  Both teams were forced to punt on their first drives.

  Trent Sikes returned a Bulldog punt 42 yards to the Bulldogs 28-yard line. Two plays later, Buffalo quarterback Kyle Crow connected with Sikes for a 28-yard touchdown. Cody Hardin’s PAT split the uprights making the score 7-0 with 7:13 left in the first quarter.

  The Bulldogs answered on their next drive going 73 yards to pay dirt. Jesus Barcenas scored on a 1-yard run, knotting the score at 7-7 with 10:01 left in the second.

  The Buffaloes’ next drive started with Ty Tolleson taking a hook-and-ladder play 22 yards. Crow then threw a 20-yard strike to Sikes, setting up Tolleson for a 3-yard touchdown run. The PAT went wide left, making the halftime score Lone Oak 13, Eustace 7.

  The second half was back and forth with both teams battling for field position. With 3:15 left in the third, Crow stretched the Lone Oak lead with a 10-yard keeper. He then found Chawn Cooper on the two-point conversion, making the score 21-7, and the 14-point spread they needed.

  It took only one play for the Bulldogs to come storming back, scoring on a 58-yard run to make the score 21-14.

  The Bulldogs tied it up with 5:14 left in the game after a 72-yard drive ending in a 1-yard touchdown run by Barcenas.

  The Buffaloes were running out of time, but were determined. On their next series they scored on a 1-yard touchdown run by Tolleson, making the score 28-21. The Buffs needed on more touchdown to secure a playoff berth.

  They forced a Bulldog punt, and started their last drive, needing a touchdown to keep their season alive. With 2.3 seconds left in the game, one final play from their own 18-yard line came up short.

Crow was 14-of-26 passing for 216 yards and one TD. Tolleson had 64 yards rushing on 13 carries and two touchdowns. Colten Busby lead the defense with 10 tackles.

  The Buffaloes finished their season with a record of 7-3.

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