Tigers escape with win at Carlyle
Dupo won a wild game at Carlyle on Friday, 34-28.
Dupo was leading late in the fourth quarter until Carlyle scored a touchdown and converted the two-point try to take a 28-26 advantage with just 1:05 remaining.
That’s when Tigers junior Tommy Williams took over. His 70-yard kickoff return TD with 45 seconds left tied up the contest.
Dupo freshman quarterback Deegan Prater ran in the two-point conversion.
Logan Stevens rushed for 119 yards and added 35 receiving yards for Dupo (3-2), which hosts Red Bud (4-1) this Friday.
A combined 42 points were scored in the fourth quarter.
Dupo had two kickoff returns for touchdowns in the final three minutes of the game.
With 3:30 remaining in the fourth quarter, Prater returned a kickoff following a Carlyle score for a 50-yard touchdown to put the Tigers up 26-20.
Kaleb McGlasson had an interception and five tackles with four assists to lead Dupo’s defense.
Cole Putnam added six tackles and six assists for the Tigers.