WINNEBAGO, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF) — Another Big Northern matchup Friday night at Winnebago proved to be a good one with the visiting Cogs in town.
Genoa-Kingston narrowly survived overtime with a two-point conversion to steer clear of the Indians, 28-26.
Supreme Muhammad got the ball rolling in the second half when he returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown. He followed that up on their next possession with another long touchdown run to put Bago ahead 20-12.
G-K tied it up at 20 and sent things to OT.
The Indians struck first, but a missed two-point conversion left an open opportunity for the Cogs. Genoa-Kingston lucked out with a Bago penalty to get back into scoring position after finding themselves with a 4th and 27 situation. That’s where they scored and added the two-point conversion to win it.
G-K is now 3-2, while Bago falls to 1-4.
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