Two big plays changed the course of the matchup between the School of the Osage and Fulton.

Scoreless at halftime, the Indians received the ball to begin the second half. QB Kyle Crooks fumbled the ball early in the possession to give the Hornets great field possession.


Two big plays changed the course of the matchup between the School of the Osage and Fulton.
Scoreless at halftime, the Indians received the ball to begin the second half. QB Kyle Crooks fumbled the ball early in the possession to give the Hornets great field possession.
Fulton wasted no time as RB Jon Sidney bruised his way through the line of scrimmage before scampering 31 yards for the opening score. The Hornets missed the extra point
On the ensuing Osage drive, a bad snap forced Crooks to retreat back to his own goal line for a 21-yard loss, forcing the Indians to punt.
The Hornets took over again inside Indian territory and this time it took only one play to score when running back Antawan Ferguson scampered 31 yards for a touchdown. This time the Hornets went for a two-point conversion but were thwarted again, making the score 12-0.
“We just have to keep playing, we had mental breakdowns at the beginning of the (second) half,” said Indians head coach Dan Henderson.
Going into the fourth quarter the Indians were still down 12-0.
The Indians recovered a fumble on the Hornet 14.
The Indians were unable to do anything with the ball on and were forced into a fourth-and-3 situation from the Hornet 6. With their backs to the wall Henderson decided to go for the touchdown on fourth down. Crooks fired a 6-yard scoring strike to TE Alex Edwards. After the extra point the Indians climbed within 12-7.
On the Hornets next possession they hammered the ball down the middle of the Indian defense by keeping the ball in the hands of both Ferguson and Sidney.
The Indians forced four third-downs on this drive, however the first three times the Hornets responded with a first down.
With just over two-minutes left and the Hornets inside the Indian 20, Osage stopped the Hornets on fourth-and-3. Crooks started the final drive with two runs of 10 yards and 9 yards respectively and a 19-yard carry by Tyler Davis to bring the ball into Hornet territory.
Penalties and a dropped pass led to the final play, a sack with no time left on the clock gave the Hornets a 12-7 victory.
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