The Liberators’ district semifinals game against Nevada was a close one. After going into the third overtime, the score landed on 40-38 with the Tigers taking the win Friday, Nov. 5.
The close match between Bolivar and Nevada began in the first half of the game.
In the first quarter, the Tigers scored a touchdown and two-point conversion, and in the second quarter, Bolivar did the same.
Heading into half-time tied at 8-8, the Liberators kept pushing through. They weren’t giving up any time soon.
In the third quarter, the Tigers repeated their first-quarter plays, and the Liberators repeated theirs in the fourth.
The clock ticked down to zero, and both teams were tied 16-16. This initiated the first overtime of the night.
Bolivar took the first run with the ball, pushing through until it made a touchdown — followed by a two-point conversion. When it was Nevada’s turn, the outcome was the same, finishing with another tie at 24-24.
The second overtime repeated the previous one’s plays, and both teams came head to head at 32-32 starting in the third overtime.
The Liberators again took the first run at scoring a touchdown, and they succeeded, but their two-point conversion failed, and unfortunately, after its touchdown, Nevada’s did not.
Find more coverage of the semifinals game in the Wednesday, Nov. 10, issue of the BH-FP.