Late rally by Rams gets them win over Lakers
LACOMBE — Josh Prevost scored on a four-yard run at 2:51 of the fourth quarter to give the Lacombe Rams a 20-18 victory over the Sylvan Lake Lakers in Central Alberta High School Football League action Thursday.
The Lakers, who scored 18 straight points, grabbed the lead at 3:32 of the third quarter on a fumble recovery by Ivan Murafuentes.
The Lakers took the early lead in the game with a safety at 6:48 of the third quarter, but Judah Knip scored on a one-yard plunge at 4:38 and Josh Person scored on a four-yard run at 7:40 of the second quarter.
Lachlan Jacobs converted Knip’s major and later converted Prevost’s score.
Trent Kondor grabbed a 20-yard touchdown reception from Kane Price for the other Sylvan Lake score at 10:28 of the second quarter.
Aiden Smaill added a convert and kicked a 37-yard field goal on the final play of the first half.
Prevost led the Rams with 142 yards rushing on 15 carries while Landon Rosene had 84 yards on 15 carries for the Lakers.
Sadair Nobel grabbed two passes for 71 yards for Lacombe and Shon Zenert grabbed two passes for 13 yards for Sylvan.
The win gave the Rams a 2-1 record while the Lakers slipped to 1-2-1.
League action continues today as Rocky Mountain House visits Camrose, Ponoka is in Stettler and Lindsay Thurber meets Hunting Hills at 7 p.m. at Great Chief Park.