In Monroe, Ga., Aquinas’ Ruben Garnett’s 100-yard kickoff return helped forced overtime, and the unbeaten Irish won it on Brendan Douglas’ 1-yard run in the extra period.
Garnett’s kickoff return came with three minutes to go. Justin Thompson’s PAT tied it at 21-21.
After Douglas scored in overtime, Shane Meehan intercepted a George Walton pass to end the game.
Garnett also scored on a 32-yard run in the second quarter.
Douglas was limited to 78 yards on 22 carries, but did score twice.
Aquinas 7 7 0 7 7 – 28
G. Walton 7 0 7 7 0 – 21
A–Brendan Douglas 6 run (Justin Thompson kick)
G–50 run (kick good)
A–Ruben Garnett 32 run (Thompson kick)
G–4 run (kick good)
G–8 run (kick good)
A–Garnett 100 kickoff return (Thompson kick)
A–Douglas 1 run (Thompson kick)
RUSHING–Aquinas: Brendan Douglas 22-78, Ruben Garnett 12-81, Daniel Lindsey 1-9, Grey Klosinski 5-10.
PASSING–Aquinas: Klosinski 2-5 19.
RECEIVING–Aquinas: Lindsey 2-19.
Records: Aquinas 2-0, George Walton 1-1. Next: Josey at Aquinas, 7:30 p.m., Sept. 21.