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Bill Goodwin's last Victory as an AE coach

                     October 23, 1998

                 An OT Thriller   AE 24 , Jefferson 17

    Delphos Jefferson jumped out to an early 14-0 lead behind Eric

Norbeck's 89-yard opening kick-off return, but Allen East knotted

the score at 14 in the 3rd quarter. Both teams scored a field goal in

the fourth quarter before the Mustangs won it in overtime.

    Bill Goodwin said the Mustangs never got down. "During a timeout

I said, The game's not over, and they said, 'heck it's just started".

    Todd Roberson, the senior receiver took a counter 53 yards to paydirt

and in the second quarter and  caught a Brian Spallinger 38-yard pass in the

third and caught the game winning pass, a 20-yard reception in overtime.

    Behind the numerous Spallinger/Roberson connections, the Mustangs

(7-1 , 6-0) were within three, 17 - 14. It came down to a Brandt Miller 24-yard

field goal to send it to overtime.