Windsor football tops Skyline
October 29, 2016
Longmont — In a 35-27 win against Skyline on Thursday, Windsor scored 35 unanswered points to erase an early two-touchdown deficit at Everly Montgomery Field.
The Wizards improved to 2-1 in Class 4A Northern Conference play, 5-3 overall.
Windsor capped a high-scoring first quarter, taking advantage of a Skyline fumble with a Brandon Ramirez touchdown run to trim the gap to 13-7.
The Falcons built a two-touchdown lead early with a 33-yard scoop and score by Angel Perez and a Nate Higgins 43-yard touchdown run.
The Wizards took their first lead of the game, 14-13, on a 54-yard reception by Brayden Pedersen early in the second.
Windsor tacked on with 4 minutes, 18 seconds left in the first half, as Jake Hammond returned an interception 81 yards for a touchdown to put the Wizards up 21-13.
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Ramirez scored again just before halftime to extend Windsor's lead to 28-13. A QB keeper by Brad Peeples widened the gap to 35-13 in the third quarter.
Skyline made it interesting late.
Higgins tossed another TD pass to trim the gap to 35-20 with 8:59 left. The Falcons scored again with 1:07 left but it was too little, too late.
WHS 7 21 7 0 — 35
SHS 13 0 0 14 — 27