Crawfordville, FL - Wakulla had a 14 point lead at halftime, but the War Eagles went blow-for-blow in three overtimes to defeat Pasco 41-38 on Friday night in Crawfordville.
With the game tied at 21at the end of the fourth quarter, overtime rules state that each team gets one offensive series to try to score.
Pasco scored on its first possession but so did Wakulla. Marshane Godbolt made a nice catch in the endzone to tie it at 28.
In the second overtime, Wakulla had first dibs on offense. Godbolt got the handoff on an end around and scored from 10 yards out to put Wakulla up 35-28. Pasco, again, would tie the game at 35.
In triple overtime, the Pirates had to settle for a field goal on fourth and long. They would take a 38-35 lead.
But the War Eagles found their war hero in Deonte Hutchinson who punched in the game-winning score.
Wakulla will play Miami Norland for the Class 5-A State Finals next Friday in Orlando.