John CarrollDate / 2014-12-26 07:56:41
Wheaton College overlooked a goal field with remaining 1:07 and John Carroll hung on to hit the host Thunder, 14 to 12, in the 3rd Division football 2nd round playoff game on the Saturday.
The attempt of Sam Cote, Wheaton kicker from the range of 41 yards was broad left. It was their 2nd attempt at the possible winner of game. John Carroll completely blocked the 46-yard attempt, on the other hand the performance was nullified by the defensive off-sides penalty, providing Cote one more shot from closer the five yards.
John Carroll, No. 6 superior to perform rival No. 3 Mount Union further Saturday in the national quarterfinal Division III. The website will be declared on Sunday. Regular season of John Carroll finished with the loss of 31 to 24 at Mount Union on the 15th Nov.
The rivals of Ohio Athletic Conference previously met in the last game in 2002. Mount Union got success in the national semifinal. Mount Union crushed exploring Jefferson and Washington, 67-0, on the Saturday.
No. 8 Wheaton and John Carroll both gained two touchdowns, and had the blocked goal field.
The dissimilarity was Michael Hollins of John Carroll, who block of the Cote added-point attempt following the Wheaton TD in the 2nd quarter, protecting 7-6 lead of JCU.
Wheaton tried the conversion of two-point, rambling 14-12 following the touchdown of third-quarter, but the pass try completely failed.
Tough end Zach Strippy trapped six passes for the length of 34 yards, together with the 22-yard TD for the lead of 14-6 in the 3rd quarter. On the other hand, Marshall Howell trapped five passes for the area of 85 yards and topped the length of 1,000 yards receiving for the particular season.