Southeastern rally stuns rival East Central, 27-24


By Kevin Farr - kevin@durantdemocrat.com



The scoreboard shows the final score 27-24 after Southeastern’s dramatic come-from-behind win over East Central Saturday at Paul Laird Field in the 101st meeting between the rivals.


Kevin Farr | Durant Democrat

Junior Joel Carlos was money with the game on the line Saturday, booting a 48-yard field goal with less than a minute remaining to give Southeastern a 27-24 come-from-behind win over arch rival East Central.


Kevin Farr | Durant Democrat

Defensive back Sherman Gilbert converges for a tackle on East Central receiver Dezmon Jackson during Saturday afternoon’s season finale. Gilbert had a key interception with two minutes remaining to set up the Savage Storm’s game-winning field goal in the 27-24 win.


Kevin Farr | Durant Democrat

O.J. Walker had three key punt returns that ignited the Savage Storm Saturday afternoon, including a dazzling 56-yarder for a touchdown that tied the game, as Southeastern rallied from a 10-point halftime deficit to stun East Central, 27-24, at Paul Laird Field.


Kevin Farr | Durant Democrat

For the past four weeks, few things had gone right for the Southeastern Savage Storm football squad. The first half of Saturday’s Great American Classic season finale with arch-rival East Central look like a near carbon copy for a half as the visiting Tigers claimed a 17-7 lead. In the second half however, Southeastern found
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