Mustangs fight past Oneida in double overtime

Westhill dips to 1-3; Solvay still winless

— Nye made the PAT, and it was 14-14, where it stayed for the rest of regulation. Nye had a chance to win it, but his field-goal attempt as time ran low was blocked.

In overtime, each time gets a possession on the opponents' 20-yard line. Immediately, the Mustangs fumbled, and any points for Oneida would win it. But Marcellus prevented a first down and forced a bad snap on Mallinder's 37-yard field-goal attempt to win it, and it went to a second OT.

This time the Indians went first, and Mallinder threw an 11-yard TD pass to Worley. Oneida went for two, but Cafalone was stopped short of the goal line.

Now it was the Mustangs' turn. From the Indians' 10, Hastings hit Mike Raymond in the end zone to tie it 20-20. All Nye needed to do was make the PAT - and he did, giving the Mustangs the win.

Earlier that day, Westhill, seeking to reverse its early-season doldrums, did not find any relief in Phoenix, unable to stop the Firebirds' tough ground game.

Josh Morse gained 140 yards to lead Phoenix's attack, and fellow back Tyler Button added 105 yards on the ground. It was Morse giving the Firebirds a 13-0 lead as he scored on runs of 11 and 46 yards in the first two periods.

Westhill would rise up in the second quarter with a pair of scoring drives, Carson Hicks ending both of them with TD runs of five and nine yards. In between, though, Morse scored a third time on a 36-yard dash, and the Warriors trailed 20-13 at the break.

Both defenses would settle in as the rain intensified in the second half. Phoenix, though, was more effective, shutting Westhill out and getting the clinching points in the fourth quarter when Morse, using his throwing arm, found Avery Chisolm on a 34-yard touchdown pass.

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