The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

By Brandon Cline
Managing Editor 

Broncos lose heartbreaker on Senior Night


Last updated 11/7/2019 at 12:59pm

Journal photos by Brandon Cline

Defensive lineman Doug Morris celebrates after tackling an Asotin running back in the backfield during the Broncos' 14-13 loss to the Panthers on Nov. 2. Morris led LRS defensively in the game, finishing with 4.5 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one interception that he returned for a touchdown.

With just about two minutes left in last Friday's Senior Night game, the Lind-Ritzville/Sprague Broncos held a 13-7 lead over the visiting Asotin Panthers, thanks to a stifling defense that prevented big plays and forced four turnovers in the game.

And then, with just 1:50 left to play, Asotin scored on a 48-yard touchdown to take a 14-13 lead. It would be the game's final score.

The loss can only be described as heartbreaking for the Broncos (0-4 in league play and 2-7 overall), which had its best defensive performance of the season against a Panther team (3-1 in league play and 6-2 on th...

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