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Pinecrest Academy escapes with 30-27 double overtime win
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Pinecrest Academy fullback Matthew Walters gets dragged down by a host of St. Francis defenders. - photo by Micah Green
With only three minutes remaining in Pinecrest Academy’s home game against St. Francis on Friday, the Paladins trailed their opponents 20-3, seemingly guaranteeing a loss for the upstart Paladins. But in a furious comeback, Pinecrest scored 17 unanswered points in the final minutes and forced double overtime, eventually sealing the win, 30-27. Pinecrest (5-1, 2-0 Region 6-A, Div.