It was all over but the shoutin’, as they say.
Down 22-20 after a long missed field goal, Old Bridge first-year head coach Matt Donaghue was consoling his kicker. Fans were picking up their seat cushions, folding their blankets and leaving.
“Orzol’s got the ball!”
As the Vikings were taking their second knee trying to run out the clock on what should have been the first win of the second go-round in South Brunswick for head coach Joe Goerge, things went terribly wrong for them, and wonderfully right for Old Bridge.
They were given a gift – and capitalized on it – en route to a miracle 27-22 road win.
Better to hear it explained from the head coach himself than for us to tell you about it.
Click below to hear Mike Pavlichko talk with Old Bridge head coach Matt Donaghue about the Knights’ improbably 27-22 win at South Brunswick Friday night: