Palmer's Overtime Field Goal Lifts JC to Section Title

By Justin Horowitz

July 22, 2010 Updated Nov 7, 2009 at 12:42 AM EDT

BINGHAMTON - Bryon Palmer kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to lift Johnson City to a come-from-behind 17-14 win over rival Maine-Endwell in the Class B section title game.

The victory gives the Wildcats their first section title in 11 years.

After Nate Reynolds scored his second touchdown of the night to give the Spartans a 14-0 lead late in the third quarter, the Wildcats responded in a big way.

On their first play from scrimmage after the touchdown, Jake Spalik found Troy Robinson behind the defense for a 68-yard touchdown.

Then in the fourth quarter, the Wildcats marched 80 yards on 10 plays capped off by Josh Halladay's 13-yard touchdown run to make it 14-12.

Palmer then caught a tipped pass for the two-point conversion to tie the game and send it to overtime.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.