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Victory Slips Through Fingers:North Olmsted Hangs On To Win Over Lakewood 28-27


QB Brandon Maximovich escapes relentless Ranger pursuit in Homecoming gameFriday.

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio- This game recap is brought to you by Rain Barrels N More. In the first half it was all North Olmsted as the Eagles hosted the Lakewood Rangers on their homecoming weekend.

Ball carriers Joshua Hufstetler and Chris Jones and quarterback Brandon Maximovich lead the Eagles in passing and rushing, putting 28 points on the scoreboard in the first half.

Lakewood had fight in them though never giving up and causing turnovers to keep the North Olmsted Eagles on their toes for the whole game. QB Austin Mahar and Quintin Palmer connect below to bring the score to within two scores 28-14.

With 1:35 remaining in the game Lakewood drives the length of the field to pull within one point. Attempting a two point conversion with just :14 seconds remaining on the clock, Lakewood quarterback, Austin Mahar stepped into the pocket and threw a bullet that fell incomplete into the end zone giving possession of the ball back to North Olmsted that capitalized on the short time as they ran the clock out to finish the game 28-27 over the Lakewood Rangers at the new North Ridgeville football stadium.

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Coaches and athletes were not available for comment after the game. Stay tuned to NEOSI for all of your up to me the minute high school, amateur and pro sports. Follow us on Twitter @neosportsinside and the Author/Videographer/ Photographer, David Sprouse @DJHouse2011.,  bringing you the best in Cleveland sports.

Co-editor, photographer covering the Cleveland Monsters, Gladiators and Indians. Also, passionate about high school sports, be sure to follow David on Twitter and Instagram @neosi_sprouse for in-game updates and up-to-the-minute developing news.

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