Goal Line Stand As Time Expires in GCA and MTCS Matchup


The GCA Lions were on the road this week to take on MTCS. The Lions are coming off a bye week and sit at 4-3 on the season. The last time they were in action, GCA lost 46-55 to Friendship Christian in a shootout.

GCA scored first with a touchdown, but they missed the PAT making it 6-0. MTCS capitalized on the missed PAT as they scored on the next possession and converted the PAT to take the lead 7-6.

That would be all the scoring in the first quarter, but to start the second quarter GCA added another touchdown to retake the lead 13-7.

Later in the second quarter, MTCS scored another touchdown and converted a two-point conversion to take a 15-13 lead. MTCS scored once again before halftime, but they missed the PAT making it 21-13 at halftime.

In the second half, GCA scored first to make it 21-20 early in the third quarter. GCA was not able to hold on to the momentum though as they gave up a touchdown, but did cause a missed PAT to keep it at 27-20.

GCA did not go away as they scored a touchdown and converted the PAT to tie it 27-27. MTCS scored once more before the end of the third to go up 35-27.

In the fourth, both teams had opportunities to win, but neither could quite get the job done. It came down to the very end as GCA had the ball knocking on the door to score. They ended up getting stopped on third and goal. Then as time expired, they were stopped again on fourth and goal. GCA ended up dropping this one to MTCS.

The Lions seem to have a trend this year. Everything coming in two. They drop their second straight game tonight and fall to 4-4 overall.

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