Friday Louisville-area high schools Butler and Pleasure Ridge Park played to a finish reminiscent of what some think is the most famous football play of all time.
(Top: Pleasure Ridge coach, players thought ref whistled Butler player down)
Using a series of laterals much like California did to defeat Stanford on the final play of the game in 1982, Butler somehow scored as time expired in its game against Pleasure Ridge Park.
Remember the Stanford “band on the field” as the Cardinal yielded the game-winner to its PAC-10 rival? Friday’s Kentucky high school game finish had the same feel as Pleasure Ridge Park players left the bench during Butler’s game-winning play - thinking they had already won the game.
But even after scoring with no time left, Butler actually did the Cal Bears one better. Read more…