Benilde-St. Margaret's Wins First Prep Bowl Championship

November 25, 2016 07:42 PM

Benilde-St. Margaret's scored a touchdown with less than five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter to overtake Winona 31-28 in a thrilling Class AAAA State Championship at U.S. Bank Stadium on Friday.

Winona (11-2) led 28-24 after Dakota Matthees' 37-yard touchdown reception on the first play of the fourth, but Liam Ford's 24-yard TD run with 4:50 to play gave the Red Knights a lead they would not relinquish.

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Ford clinched the Red Knights' first title in school history with an interception with less than 90 seconds remaining to end Winona's final drive. The junior also led Benilde-St. Margaret's (10-3) with 81 yards rushing and two scores.

The game was a back-and-forth affair featuring nine lead changes. The two teams combined for 35 combined points in a wild second quarter that included defensive touchdowns by both Winona and Benilde-St. Margaret's.

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