COLEMAN — Missed point-after tries can force some tough coaching decisions, but that’s the position Brady’s Shay Easterwood found himself in on Friday night at Coleman’s Hufford Field.
And his decision to chase points would haunt him later as the Bluecats rallied for a 15-12 homecoming win over Easterwood’s Bulldogs.
JD Ibarra’s 63-yard fumble return for a touchdown had put Brady up 12-0 midway through the second quarter, and Easterwood made the call to go for a two-point conversion. The Bulldogs fumbled on that play, and Dylan Mickler took it the other way for a defensive two-point conversion cutting Brady’s lead to 12-2.
That wild swing of momentum and emotion proved to be a catalyst for John Elder’s Coleman squad.