Maybe it was a near full moon. Maybe it was a case of one team's determination to over come the odds. Whatever was the case, Eastside and
The Rams started the drive on the last play of the third quarter and didn't give Eastside the ball until the ensuing kickoff with less than two seconds remaining.
Making things more difficult, the Rams overcame three penalties and converted four fourth downs before Akeem Hunt took an 8-yard sweep around the left edge to clip the pylon and bring his team to within an extra point.
Eastside did its part in aiding the Rams drive as it was flagged twice for pass interference including once in the end zone. Each time the defensive penalty allowed the Rams to convert a fourth down.
In overtime, both teams failed to score on its first possession.
Eastside capitalized on its next possession as Wray scored on a 6-yard run. The Eagles lined up for the extra point but an illegal formation penalty gave the them the ball on the one and head coach Rick Hurst elected to go for the two-point conversion. The call paid off and the Eagles took an eight-point lead.
For a complete game recap including stats and photos, please look in Sunday's print edition of The News.