With less than 5 minutes left in a tie game against Lincoln Pius X, Jampe Gergen threw a perfect pass to Isaac Appleget. The junior wide receiver quickly pitched to teammate Jaden Davis who raced 70 yards upfield for the game-winning score. The hook-and-lateral gave Lincoln Southeast a thrilling 21-14 victory over the Thunderbolts on Thursday night.
LSE players say they had practiced the trick play throughout the week and felt it could work in the pressure situation.
With the win, Lincoln Southeast improved to 4-3 while Pius drops to 3-4.