ELIDA — The fourth quarter and overtime of the St. Marys-Elida game had a little bit of everything: a kick-off return for a touchdown, a touchdown given up on purpose, a final-minute 44-yard touchdown pass from the Lonesome Polecat formation and a controversial game-deciding two-point conversion.
Through it all, St. Marys didn’t crumble, and it didn’t back down.
St. Marys avenged last week’s fourth-quarter collapse with a signature 47-46 overtime win over the Elida Bulldogs at Kraft Memorial Stadium.
ST. MARYS — The fourth quarter started so promising for the St. Marys football team, but it was Kenton that dominated the final 10 minutes of what had been a Western Buckeye League defensive struggle.
The Roughriders held Kenton’s five-wide spread attack in check for more than three quarters and the Roughrider offense drove the field to give St. Marys a brief one-point early fourth-quarter lead, but a barrage of three touchdowns in less than four minutes lifted Kenton to a 26-7 win.