Big Macs Win Home Opener Against Mt. Lebanon 24-17

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Defense played extremely well helping the Big Macs overcome 3 turnovers and setting up the game winning drive  by recording a safety when Auston Mankey made a tackle in the end zone. 

Down 17-0, the kickoff return team got Canon Mac on the board with Chris Davis Jr. returning the Lebo kick 89 yards for a touchdown.

After the defense held again and Mt. Lebanon missed a 41-yard FG attempt, Deuce Lyons hit Chris Davis Jr. on a slant that was taken 64 yards for another touchdown. 

Trading possessions, halfway through the 4th quarter, Lyons pinned the blue devils inside their own 1 yard line, setting up the safety. 

With the ensuing kickoff, Anthony Finney returned the kick all the way down to the Blue Devil 36 yard line. With time ticking away, a combination of tough running by Ryan Angott and a Lyons to Finney key third down conversion pass to set up 1st and Goal - led to a 3rd and 6 touchdown run by FB David Mowod. A Lyons to Dane Matuscin connection added the two-point conversion the make the score 24-17 Big Macs with 1:41 to go. 

Finney drove the kickoff into the end zone and the defense forced a turnover on downs with :26 left to play, securing the Big Macs first win over Mt. Lebanon in 13 years. 

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