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Flashes hang in tight with Brookhaven on Friday



(Left) Tristan Wilbanks and (right) Padre Gray, Jr. (Photo by YAS Photo LLC)

With back and forth touchdowns controlling the first beginning of the game, St. Aloysius fell 33-27 to Brookhaven Academy on Friday.

Brookhaven came out scoring with a long touchdown pass, but the Flashes quickly responded with a 35 yard touchdown run by Padre Gray Jr.

By halftime, the Flashes added more points to the board. Tristan Wilbanks threw to Chase Tucker for a 45 yard and a 55 yard touchdown, as well as scrambling for a touchdown and taking a 27-20 lead.

The Cougars and Flashes both went at it defensively in the second half, but Brookhaven eventually found themselves in the end zone after a tipped pass to tie the game at 27.

Shortly after Brookhaven’s touchdown, Wilbanks threw a pick six that gave the Cougars the 33-27 lead with just a few minutes left to play. The Flashes wouldn’t score again on the night.

St. Aloysius will travel to Adams County Christian next Friday.

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