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September 28, 2012

South Laurel loses District match-up to Southwestern in overtime, 42-41

CORBIN — By Les Dixon / Sports Editor

SOUTH LAUREL — The South Laurel Cardinals were one stop away from evening their record at 1-1 in district play, but Southwestern quarterback Austin Smiddy hit a wide open Gunnar Pittman in the corner of the endzone to give the Warriors a 42-41 win in overtime.

It marked the second time during the game Smiddy and Pittman hooked up for a two-point conversion.

“We just let it slip away,” South Laurel coach Larry Welch said. “It’s real disappointing.”

Welch said he told his players before the two-point conversion to watch out for the quarterback to tight end pass play, but Southwestern (3-3) still managed to find paydirt.

“I told them, told them and told them, but evidently they didn’t hear what I said,” he said. “I figured they would run the play

and surely we would cover the tight end, but we didn’t.”

The Cardinals (1-6) fell behind early 7-0, but responded when Tyler Dethridge hit Jeremy Prichard for a 48-yard touchdown strike to tie the game at seven apiece with 11:37 left in the second quarter. It didn’t take long for the Cardinals to score again, as Jonathan Jenkins and Devin Pennington hooked up for a touchdown to give South Laurel a 13-7 lead.

South Laurel’s Jason Mitchell scored on a 73-yard run, as the Cardinals managed to hold a 20-19 lead going into halftime.

Neither team scored in the third quarter, but there were plenty of fireworks during the final 12 minutes of regulation.

A 64-yard touchdown run by Mitchell increased his team’s lead to 27-19 with 9:42 remaining in the fourth quarter, but Southwestern answered with touchdown runs of 14-and-16-yards by tailback Logan Campisano, as the Warriors led 34-27 with 1:47 left in regulation.

Dethridge and Prichard hooked up on consecutive pass plays that allowed South Laurel to get back in the game, as the duo hooked up for a 32-yard score to send the game into over at 34 apiece.

The Cardinals scored on their first offensive in overtime when Dethridge scored from 10-yards out, but Southwestern answered and added the two-point conversion to pick up the win.

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