Stepinac beats Fordham Prep in OT 13-10
Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2004 by Mike ODonnell
In the rain & fog Stepinac pulled out an exciting win over arch rival Fordham Prep 13-10 in OT. Game was plagued by bad weather & many penalties, but Crusaders fought through it to beat Fordhham on Mark Cleary's 2 yd TD run in overtime. Stepinac scored on Dwayne Jones 15 yd run in 1st Quarter. Fordham's score came on a 5 yd pass caught by Joe Desimone form Chris Doyle. Both teams had TD's taken off bord by penalties. Game ended in a 7-7 tie sending it into overtime. Stepinac won the toss & chosse to go on Def 1st . Stepinac's Def rallied & pushed Fordham back. Fordham then kicked a 42 yard FG to take lead in OT. Stepinac took ball at 10yd line & scored on 3rd down on a run by Mark Cleary. Players & coaches a like had a huge celebration after this much needed Crusader victory. Stepinac's next game is Next Sunday at 1 vs Spellman. Crusaders will be honoring our Seniors in thier last home game. Go Crusaders!!