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Knights get past Vols, 20-19
NC 13
MIKE OSTAS TOUCHDOWN CATCH in the closing half-minute of play helped North Central to a 20-19 win over Andrew Jackson on Friday night in Boonetown.
Four years and five meetings ago, Andrew Jackson handed North Central a 50-0 loss. Since then, the Knights have been playing catch-up to their neighboring rivals.Friday night in Boonetown, before a large crowd on both sides of the field, the hosts Knights came full circle. Using an 11-yard scoring pass with 30 ticks left in the game clock to close the gap to one, NC followed with a game-winning two-point conversion pass as head coach Louis Clyburn’s troops beat his one-time employer, 20-19, in the pre-conference finale at Knights Stadium.“Four years ago,” Clyburn said following his team’s third win in five outings, “(AJ) beat us, 50-0 and, we’ve been chipping away at them ever since.