Interceptions turned the tide in an otherwise close game Friday night, as the Lincoln-Way East Griffins lost to the Bolingbrook Raiders for their second loss of the season.
The only score for three quarters during the game at Bolingbrook was a Griffins field goal in the second quarter. The Raiders got the first touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter on a run, and the extra point kick was blocked.
Later into the quarter, the Griffins gave up an interception deep in Raiders territory, but Bolingbrook’s drive ended with a missed field goal. A short pass Griffins pass after they took over possession resulted in another interception that was immediately ran in for a touchdown.
The Griffins managed to block the extra point, but the damage was done and they lost 12-3.
The Griffins go into their last regular season game with a 6-2 record against Joliet Central on their field 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.
Bolingbrook comes to Orland Park for their last regular season game against the Sandburg Eagles 7:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25.
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