FINAL: Cardinal Newman 34, Palma 33

On the last play of the game, Cardinal Newman quarterback Randy Wright hit Jack James in the back of the end zone with a 13 yard touchdown pass and the Cardinals rallied to down Palma, 34-33, Friday night at Cardinal Newman.

Newman led 15-7 at the end of the first quarter and Palma cut the lead to 15-13 early in the second quarter. Palma then drove to the Newman 11 before being stopped and the Cardinals went on a 13 play, 87 yard drive to pad their lead.

Palma quarterback David Falls, who is headed to Nevada (Reno), in the fall, finished the first half 9 for 9 passing.

Palma came out and dominated the third quarter, scoring twice and taking a 27-21 lead heading into the final 12 minutes. Palma also tried and recovered an onsides kick after scoring its second TD.