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Late TD Lifts Clearfield Past Dragons


September 12, 2019

Gary M. Baranec

Central's Ben McConahy breaks through the Clearfield offensive line to sack quarterback Oliver Billotte Friday, Sept. 6, at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field. A late touchdown lifted the Bison to a 24-21 victory over the Scarlet Dragons.

The 2-0 Central Scarlet Dragons hosted 2-0 Clearfield in an early-season Mountain League showdown Friday, Sept. 6, at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field. In an entertaining game that wasn't decided until the final drive, Clearfield prevailed, 24-21.

Early in the game it looked as if the visitors were going to totally dominate their hosts. Clearfield led 14-0 at the end of the opening quarter and had the ball with a 17-0 advantage late in the first half. After a key third-down drop by a Clearfield receiver, the Dragons took control of the ball near midfield late in the half.

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