PLATTSMOUTH – The Plattsmouth football team could not hold on to a 14—0 second half lead and eventually lost to the Blair Bears 21-14 in overtime at Blue Devil Stadium in the season opener for both teams on Friday evening.
The Blue Devils scored on a TD pass the first time they had the ball and took a two-touchdown lead in the third, but the Bears scored on an 11-yard run with 7:38 remaining, then tied the game with just 1:44 to go. That’s how the fourth quarter ended.
Blair scored the go-ahead TD the first time it had the ball in overtime, then stopped the Blue Devils on four plays for the win.
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“We didn’t tackle well,” Plattsmouth Coach Bob Dzuris said.
Blair 0 0 0 14 7 - 21
Plattsmouth 7 0 7 0 0 - 14