Maroa-Forsyth coach Josh Jostes was obviously pleased when Bryson Boes scored the go-ahead touchdown for his Trojans late in the fourth quarter Friday at Williamsville’s Paul Jenkins Field.
But he also knew that his Trojans had to stop an equally potent Bullet offense from scoring a touchdown in the last 1:55 while having all three of their timeouts and wearing out against the deeper Bullets on a warm and humid September evening.
The hosts proved Jostes’ worries correct, as Conor McCormick bulled his way in to the end zone from 14 yards with 26.8 seconds remaining as Williamsville won a 43-41 classic over the Trojans in a battle of Sangamo Conference unbeatens.
“I was not feeling the greatest (with that much time left),” admitted Jostes. “Then they had a great kick return and only needed to go 55 yards.”
Williamsville coach Aaron Kunz credited his offensive staff for preparing for that final drive as the Trojans marched down the field.
“Our coaches had a great plan,” said Kunz. “They wore down a little bit, and we made some great plays."
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