Varsity Football Suffers Tragic Loss Against Ocoee

Ocoee scores winning touchdown in the last 30 seconds of the game.

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Jack Wexler (12) seconds before snapping the ball.

Madilyn Destefano, Varsity Football Reporter

Varsity Football took on the Ocoee Knights, Monday, September 9th, at Ocoee High School where the Lions lost the game 27-30. To add to the frustration of the loss, kickoff was set for 6:00 p.m. and the Lions didn’t get back until midnight. The Lions were up by 3 touchdowns in the first half before being sent to the locker rooms for a lightning delay. When they returned to the field, the Knights scored 2 touchdowns making it a close game. Ocoee locked in the win during the last 30 seconds of the 4th quarter when they scored a third touchdown resulting in the Lions first loss of the season.