February 13, 2016

Late field goal sinks SSC gridders


ALMONT -- Standish-Sterling Central nearly escaped Almont with a season-opening victory Friday, Aug. 28, but the visiting Panthers exited the field in a gloomy mood as Almont kicked a 37-yard field goal with 1:05 to play to snatch a 9-7 victory.

Quarterback Mitchell McFarland scored the only touchdown for the Panthers on a 39-yard run midway through the first quarter. Trevor Trombley kicked the extra point for 7-0 lead.

Almont scored its only touchdown midway through the second quarter, but missed the P.A.T. to make it 7-6.

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