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HS Football: Carlisle wastes 200-yard night from Trystin Sulich, fumbles 4 times and falls to Altoona in 2OT

29 September 2018

 

Trystin Sulich

Carlisle running back Trystin Sulich carries the rock for the Thundering Herd in Friday night's 49-42 loss to Altoona. (Jason Malmont/The Sentinel)

By Jake Adams: 

CARLISLE — When Altoona punted the football with seven minutes left to play down 35-27, it looked like Carlisle was about to escape by the skin of its teeth with a win.

 

The Thundering Herd had battled back from a 13-0 deficit and four lost fumbles to take the lead three times and had taken a commanding eight-point lead just minutes before on Ben Nix’s 52-yard touchdown sprint.

With the offense humming and the defense putting up a few big stands in a row, it appeared all Brett Ickes’ squad had to do was string a few first downs together and milk the clock to leave Ken Millen Stadium with a crucial Mid-Penn Commonwealth victory Friday night.

For the full story, visit our friends at The Sentinel: https://cumberlink.com/sports/high-school/football/hs-football-carlisle-wastes--yard-night-from-trystin-sulich/article_1b44ae10-d50b-59e1-9502-eeac0f8cfc99.html

 

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