Ending Of HS Game Has Shades of Phil Dawson

It seems like it’s tough finding quality football refs on the West Coast. Not only is the Pac-10 notorious for having its issues with their officiating crew, but apparently there’s a shortage of decent refs at the high school level. Take the end result of the game on Friday in Southern California between league rivals Westlake and Agoura.

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The LOS ANGELES TIMES reports that a potentially game-winning 41-yard field goal by Westlake was ruled no good after officials said it hit the crossbar and bounced forward. But videos taken of the kick clearly showed that the ball actually hit the “gooseneck bar” behind the crossbar that connects it to the ground.

Grainy, Zapruder-like video after the jump. Read more…