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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

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Last second field goal pushes Davenport past Reardan in rivalry thriller


Last updated 9/8/2022 at 2:19pm

Drew Lawson | The Record-Times

Davenport senior Brenick Soliday (No. 10) tries to elude the tackle of Reardan junior Aidan Chilson (No. 42) Friday. Soliday kicked a game-winning field goal to lead the Gorillas past the Screaming Eagles 16-13.

DAVENPORT-He had shanked a 20-yard extra point attempt a quarter earlier, but the pressure of the clock winding down and the ball pushed back 12 yards farther than his previous attempt didn't shake Brenick Soliday. The Gorilla senior drilled a 32-yard field goal through the uprights with two seconds left to give Davenport a 16-13 win over the rival Reardan Screaming Eagles in the season opener Friday, Sept. 2.

The field goal broke a tie that had held since 1:21 remaining in the third quarter and put an end to Reardan's upset bid.

"That's what Friday nights are all about," Davenport head c...

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