Americas Gets Dramatic First Win Against Montwood [VIDEO]
What a game! Americas holds off Montwood for the Trailblazers' first-ever win over the Rams. As you heard it live on Football Friday Night, watch all the action on Time Warner Cable Ch. 24, Wednesday at 6 p.m. and check the highlights here.
After Americas raced out to a 28-0 lead, Montwood came all the way back scoring 35 unanswered points to take their first lead, 35-28, in the fourth quarter. But the Trailblazers found their first half game and tied the District 1-5A contest, 35-35.
Americas forced the Rams to punt, then aggressively drove into the red zone. As time expired, 5-foot-5 kicker Daniel Perezchica shook off a brutal hit delivered on the game-tying PAT and put through the game-winning 22-yard field goal.
We hear it's the first win over Montwood by any Socorro ISD school since the Rams began playing varsity in the early 1990's. Check it out on Time Warner Cable Sports Channel 24 and watch On Demand, digital cable channel 831.