The Brentwood Bruins traveled to Ravenwood tonight for the “Battle of the Woods” matchup. Ravenwood hosted tonight after losing their first game last week against Pulaski Academy in Arkansas.
The Bruins had an impressive 55 point showing last week over Henry County.
Brentwood scored first in this rivalry game to take an early 7-0. Ravenwood answered the bell and tied the game up at 7. Ravenwood added a field goal later to make it a 10-7 lead.
The Bruins scored a touchdown with under a minute left in the first half to retake the lead 14-10. Ravenwood drove down the field and add a last second field goal to make it 14-13 going into half.
The third quarter was back and forth as neither team could pull away. Then in the fourth quarter, Brentwood High scored a touchdown to go up 21-13.
Ravenwood scored a touchdown with about six minutes left in the game, they needed a two-point conversion to tie the game. They would convert to, in fact, tie the game at 21.
Ravenwood had a chance to score and take the lead with just over a minute left to play, but the Raptors threw their fourth interception of the evening. The Bruins took over position with excellent field position.
However, the Bruins missed the game winning field goal. How fitting that the “Battle of the Woods” would go to overtime to find the winner.
In overtime, the Bruins scored on their first possession in overtime and convert the PAT. It came down to a fourth down and goal from the six-yard line for Ravenwood on their possession. The pass was ruled incomplete and Brentwood won the game.
The Bruins came out on top tonight as they beat Ravenwood in overtime. Brentwood High moves to 3-1 on the season, while Ravenwood drops their second straight game making them 3-2.
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