EVERETT – In the primary 24 minutes, offensive manufacturing was miniscule.
Trailing by six factors within the final 1:12 of the sport, it was magic.
Carlos Rodrigues’ 3-yard landing lob to Jaysaun Coggins within the nook of the top zone with 4 seconds to go capped a 65-yard game-winning drive, serving to Everett pull off a 35-34 comeback win over beforehand undefeated BC High (3-1) on Friday night time.
It was an entire offensive turnaround for the Crimson Tide (3-1) in a 47-point second half, maintaining with big-splash performs from the Eagles to commerce the lead with them six occasions. Twenty-seven of them got here from Everett, with Christian Zamor (three complete touchdowns), Damien Lackland (130 speeding yards, TD), Jayden Prophete (42-yard passing TD, 151 receiving yards) and Rodrigues main the way in which.
“It’s huge,” Everett head coach Justin Flores stated. “You look at the power rankings, that’s where it’s really huge. Those came out today, we were 24 – these guys were 5. It was great to get a big win like that, we really needed that.”
“I didn’t expect it to be a close like this,” Rodrigues added. “Couldn’t have requested for higher (competitors), it was an excellent sport. An awesome sport, all-around.
After BC High’s protection largely dominated Everett within the first half, a 14-8 halftime lead shortly evaporated after the break.
For each second the Crimson Tide appeared to steal all of the momentum, BC High responded, and vice-versa. Lackland’s 36-yard speeding landing for an Everett 15-14 lead was answered three minutes later by Carter Carroll connecting with Marshall Rice for a 65-yard landing heave and a 20-15 lead after the conversion try failed.
Rice was a harmful weapon for quarterbacks Carroll (219 yards, two landing passes) and Kise Flannery (109 complete yards, three complete touchdowns), hauling in 9 catches for 160 yards and two touchdowns. As was Conrad Babka with six catches for 111 yards.
It took 16 seconds for Everett to regain the lead, with a double-pass trick play resulting in a 42-yard landing toss from Prophete to Zamor. Flannery capped a formidable drive with a 1-yard keeper to make it 28-21 earlier than the top of the third quarter.
“It was really great to see us fight back,” Flores stated.
After Zamor’s 4-yard landing run tied the sport once more at 28-28 early within the fourth, it appeared BC High would get the final giggle by constructing a 34-28 lead with 1:12 left to play on a 5-yard landing cross from Flannery to Tommy O’Donnell. The conversion try failed.
A kick out of bounds put Everett by itself 35, and a 10-yard cross to Prophete sparked extra success within the hurry-up offense. A 15-yard cross interference penalty on BC High superior the ball, earlier than Lackland ripped a 31-yard run to the BC High 8-yard-line.
A lob on a fade to Coggins three performs later lastly received the job performed and Adoni Santos’ PAT try was good.
“With all these weapons on the field, I couldn’t expect more,” Rodrigues stated. “I knew what everybody was capable of on this team. So, I kind of knew we were going to win – no cockiness. But we just have great athletes.”
“We came back as a team,” Flores added. “We do a good job in practice of going quick and moving fast with a little bit of tempo. We’re a no-huddle offense in the first place. When we really want to go fast, we go fast. We knew we could get down the field quickly.”