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No. 7 Eaglecrest storms back to beat Legacy in instant 5A football thriller

Legacy took a 24-7 lead in the third quarter before Eaglecrest rallied with 20 unanswered points to win the game.

AURORA, Colo. — In a back-and-forth affair on Friday night, No. 7 Eaglecrest (4-0) used a late rally to prevail over Legacy (0-4) by a final score of 28-24. 

Legacy led 17-7 at halftime and 24-7 deep into the third quarter, before giving up 20 straight points. The Raptors used a score with 1.4 seconds left in the third quarter and two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter to take a 27-24 advantage.

The Lightning had a chance to win the game late, but threw an interception with one minute to go deep inside Eaglecrest territory. The Raptors kneeled out the clock and escaped undefeated. 

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