SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — The Sioux Falls Lincoln defense held O’Gorman to just 7 points and negative eight rushing yards on their way to a 17-7 win.
The Patriot defense forced ten sacks for a loss of 74 yards.
The scoring didn’t start until late in the second quarter, when the Knights attempted a fourth down conversion and were unsuccessful. That set the Patriots up with good field position.
A six play drive, led by running back Isaiah Robinson, who rushed for 51 yards on the drive, was capped off with a three yard touchdown run by Robinson.
The next score didn’t come until the second half when Tommy Thompson found Robert Hutchinson for the passing touchdown.
The Patriots got the ball back, but O’Gorman’s defense came up with the biggest play of the game.
This play was even named as the number three play on ESPN’s Top Ten plays.
O’Gorman finally got on the board when Teegan Schlimgen connected to Carter Petersen for the score.
Late in the game, Lincoln held a 14-7 lead over O’Gorman when freshman kicker Tate Schafer, connected on a 29 yard field goal, to give the Patriots a 17-7 lead.
Lincoln would hold off the Knights in the final five minutes, to earn the 17-7 win over the O’Gorman.
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