Darrius Lee scored his third touchdown of the night on a 17-yard run and the Mansfield Lake Ridge defense clamped down when it mattered most, securing an epic 49-42 double overtime 5A Division I Region II win over Crowley at the Gopher-Warrior Bowl.
Mansfield Lake Ridge will play Dallas Samuell in the area round next. Samuell defeated Molina 60-7.
Crowley led 21-7 at halftime, but each team scored on explosive plays to knot the game at 35-35 as time in regulation expired.
Key players: Lake Ridge quarterback Jason Bean rushed for 85 yards and a touchdown. Crowley quarterback Rodrick Williams ran for 209 yards on 36 carries and three touchdowns. Mook Haley had 155 yards and Jamerian Biscoe rushed for 76 yards and two touchdowns.
Key stat: Mansfield Lake Ridge passed for 235 yards 2 TDs.
Records: Crowley: 9-3; Mansfield Lake Ridge: 7-4