Failed Two-Point Conversion Attempt Sends Bosqueville to 42-41 Win Over Alto
COLLEGE STATION -- Alto was stopped on a potential go-ahead two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter in its 42-41 loss to Bosqueville on Friday night in their Class A Division I Region III semifinal at Tiger Stadium.
After cutting the deficit to one point on a touchdown with 1:42 remaining, Alto running back Jacolby Whitaker was stopped short of the goal line on the two-point try. An illegal procedure penalty on the ensuing onside-kick attempt gave the ball back to Bosqueville (10-3), which was able to run out the remainder of the clock.
Whitaker led the Yellow Jackets (9-4) on the ground with 80 yards and four touchdowns on 17 carries. Zac Sturns completed 12 of 17 passes for 280 yards two touchdowns -- a 40-yarder to Ladarius Pope and a 54-yard scoring strike to JaVie'Ontae Mumphrey.
Whitaker scored the first of his four rushing touchdowns in the first quarter to give Alto a 6-0 lead, but the Bulldogs scored 14 points in the second quarter and went into halftime with a 14-13 advantage.
Bosqueville and Alto finished the third quarter tied at 28-28. The back-and-forth game continued in the fourth until Bosqueville scored a touchdown to go up 42-35 with 2:30 remaining in the game.