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Crosby Wins Overtime Thriller to Advance to 5AD2 State Championship Game


The game was decided by inches in overtime. Crosby had scored a touchdown and successful PAT on their possession. Liberty Hill had scored a touchdown and was lining up to go for a two-point conversion. The ball was handed to Blake Simpson who fumbled the ball near the goal line. The officials ruled the fumble occurred before Simpson crossed the goal line and Crosby walked away with a 62-61 win and advances to the state championship game on Friday, 11/15 at 1pm from AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Crosby never trailed in the game and led by as much as 16 late in the third quarter. Liberty Hill closed the gap with two touchdowns and two successful two-point conversion attempts to tie the score at 55 and send the game to overtime.

One week after recording 707 yards of total offense, Liberty Hill recorded 693 yards of total offense. Crosby had 420 yards of total offense.

For Crosby Deniquez Dunn was 17 of 28 passing for 213 yards and 3 TDs. Dunn added 82 yards and 1 TD rushing. Reggie Branch was the leading rusher and receiver with 20 carries for 135 yards and 3 TDs and six receptions for 83 yards a 1 TD.

For Liberty Hill Charlie Calabretta was 3 of 6 passing for 148 yards and 2 TDs. Blake Simpson had 24 carries for 233 yards and 3 TDs. Trey Seward had 20 carries for 187 yards and 3 TDs.

Enjoy these phots from the game by Antony Blalock.

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