The Boot is finally back where it belongs! Your Grenadier football team defeated University High School 15-14 Monday night in thrilling come from behind fashion to win the coveted Boot Trophy!
The Grenadiers trailed 14-0 with under a minute left in the third quarter when DeAndre Cunningham ran for a 13-yard touchdown capped off by Kevin Moran taking a no-look, over the shoulder pitch into the endzone for a 2-point conversion.
After getting the ball back in the middle of the 4th quarter, Anthony Vazquez sparked the offense with a 60 yard run down to the Cougar 11 yard line. “Pinky” Bailey capped off the drive connecting with Moran on a beautiful pass to the corner of the end zone to give the Grenadiers the lead for good.
University’s last ditch effort at a comeback was spoiled when Ramon Gordon knocked down a 4th down pass to the end zone.
Colonial took a knee, the clock hit zero, and players and fans rushed the field to celebrate the long awaited return of the boot!