SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Troy, on a 25-game winning streak looked to win its second straight Class AA state title Sunday against the Lancaster Legends.
In the second quarter, Troy up 6-0, Joe Casale looks to Dev Holmes, who breaks a couple tackles and goes 58 yards for the score. Troy with a 14-0 lead.
Fifteen seconds left in the half, it’s a one-score game, and Casale fires to Holmes for another touchdown. Flying Horses with a 20-7 lead at the half.
Third quarter, more from Troy, as Joe Casale has to scramble and dumps it off to Joey Ward. He powers his way in for the score and Troy takes a 28-7 lead.
Lancaster makes it a game in the fourth, as Ryan Mansell airs it out and connects with Kyle Backert on a 73-yard touchdown.
But Joey Ward seals it for Troy, bouncing off guys left and right with a ridiculous 15-yard touchdown run.
The Flying Horses repeat as state champs with a 41-26 win.