AUSTIN (KXAN) — With just a minute left on the clock, Desmonde Thomas connected with Tian Murray for a 36-yard touchdown to lock up Vista Ridge’s first win of the season, 23-21, over Leander.
Less than two minutes before that, the Lions took a 21-17 lead on an Alex Franklin touchdown run, his second of the night.
Leander had a 7-0 lead going into the half, before both offenses got going and started lighting up the scoreboard.
The win is the first of the year for Vista Ridge, after losing in Chad Scott’s debut as head coach last week
Former Vista Ridge head coach Rodney Vincent left for Shallowater in West Texas. Scott was promoted from defensive coordinator to the lead position before the season.
Leander drops to 1-1 on the year after beating Glenn 20-17 in the season opener.
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