Grizzlies rally to take down Panic
Published 10:47 am Monday, June 10, 2013
The Albert Lea Grizzlies of the Southern Plains Football League won their third straight game of the season by edging the Panic from Nicollet, Iowa, 28-27.
The Grizzlies capped their opening drive with a one-yard quarterback sneak by Tony Tolbers, but the Panic fought back to take a 13-12 lead at the half.
The Panic extended their lead to 15 points (27-12) in the third quarter, but the Grizzlies rallied.
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Another quarterback keeper by Tolbers made the score 27-20 at the end of the third.
Early in the fourth, the Grizzlies took advantage of a bad snap to get a safety. With eight minutes remaining in regulation, Jason Kuipers scored on a three-yard touchdown run to give Albert Lea its first lead since the first quarter.
Albert Lea improved to 3-2 overall and handed the Panic their second straight loss.