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Brendan Douglas' run in overtime lifts Aquinas

Aquinas 28, George Walton Academy 21, OT

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AQUINAS 28, GEORGE WALTON 21 (OT)

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

First Quarter

A–Brendan Douglas 6 run (Justin Thompson kick)

G–50 run (kick good)

Second Quarter

A–Ruben Garnett 32 run (Thompson kick)

Third Quarter

G–4 run (kick good)

Fourth Quarter

G–8 run (kick good)

A–Garnett 100 kickoff return (Thompson kick)

Overtime

A–Douglas 1 run (Thompson kick)

  A
First Downs 23
Rushes-Yards 40-178
Passing Yards 19
Comp.-Att.-Int. 2-5-0
Fumbles-Lost 1-1
Punts-Yards 5-204
Penalties-Yards 12-75

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

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.


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