Lions Run Out of Time In Nail Biter, LIVINGSTON, September 26, 2009 - Coach Randy Rowe was focused like a laser beam for this game. The Lions put on a great performance but fell just short of the goal line as time expired in a high scoring affair in the Jungle. As usual the Lions had their power running game of Jackson, Johnson and Johnson. Quarterback Blake Burman guided his team down the field time after time, the problem is, so did Lumberton. The Lions had the game tied late in the fourth quarter after Rowe showed some trickery that caught everyone off guard on an onside kick that the Lions recovered and led to a Quentin Jackson touchdown. Lumberton showed some trickery of their own when they did a surprise pitch out reverse that led to a Lumberton touchdown giving Lumberton the lead with a few minutes left to play. The Lions marched the ball right back down the field (primarily by their running game) and was on about the 3 yard line with 8 seconds left on the clock. The Lumberton Defense held and the Raiders escaped from the Jungle with a victory 42 - 35 as the last 3 seconds ticked off the clock. Clint Davis' Lion Report coming.
Head Coach Randy Rowe and the Lions Left it all out on the field.
As usual, Quentin Jackson was the work horse who pulled his share of the load.
Quarterback Blake Burman guides his team.
Running Back Greg Johnson, durable, reliable.
Lumberton brought their own legions of fans.
Quentin Jackson runs in heavy traffic.
Running Back Quentin Jackson spent a good portion of his evening in the Raider defensive secondary.
A Lumberton running back is caught in the backfield.
Ki Ki Johnson runs in the open.
Jackson carries for a touchdown.
Quarterback Blake Burman runs for short yardage.
Burman directs his offense.
The Lions kicking game was perfect.
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