An early deficit merely spurred the drama as Rocky River roped Lexington 29-7 on Friday in an Ohio high school football matchup on October 9.
The Pirates broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 23-7 lead over the Minutemen.
Unicorns and mermaids were more common than points in a futile second quarter that left the intermission gap at 7-5.
The Minutemen showed they were ready to play, using an early thrust to carve out a 7-5 advantage over the Pirates as the first quarter ended.
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