Two-point conversion gives M-E the win

M-E Makes it Three: Spartans win third straight title in dramatic final (with photos)

By wbng sports

December 1, 2013 Updated Dec 2, 2013 at 2:17 AM EDT

Syracuse, NY (WBNG Binghamton) With a state title hanging in the balance, Maine-Endwell's coach Matt Gallagher made a gutsy decision and it paid off. The Spartans went for two and the win with four seconds remaining, as they edged Schalmont 22-21 for their third straight title.

After tying the game at 14 late in the fourth quarter, Schalmont responded with a punt return for a score to take a 21-14 lead.

However, senior quarterback Kyle Gallagher helped engineer a game-winning touchdown drive with less than a minute and a half remaining. That drive was capped by a Gallagher to Jake Sinicki touchdown pass.

Then came the two-point conversion. After originally sending the field goal unit on the field, coach Gallagher switched personnel. The move paid off, as Kyle spotted running back Darnell Woolfolk for the conversion.

With the win, M-E has now won 38 straight games, which is the states longest active winning streak.

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