CM MOVES TO 2-0 WITH WIN AT MATTOON — The Civic Memorial Eagles continued their suspended game from Friday at Mattoon with a dramatic 41-40 win on Saturday.
CM led 34-26 when the game was suspended by lightning with 9:32 to play on Friday, but when it resumed Saturday at 1 p.m., the Green Wave scored a pair of touchdowns to forge ahead 40-34.
It set up the heroics of quarterback Adam Hill and wide receiver David Lane. With 50 seconds left in the game, Hill hooked up with Lane on an 80-yard TD strike to tie the game. Colin Hall booted the extra point to give the Eagles the 41-40 victory.
On Friday, CM received scoring from Corey Price, John Whitworth and Zach Williams on TD runs, while Hill and David Lane connected on a scoring pitch and catch in the third quarter.
The Eagles moved to 2-0 with the victory and now prepare for their home opener in Week 3 with Effingham at 7 p.m. Friday.