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“I thought we had it won when Semaj hit that, for sure,” Ilyavi said. “Every time we went to a different overtime, I thought we were going to win it and and I think everyone had that mentality and that’s why we performed so well.”
This was the second triple-overtime game Ilyavi has played in. The Trojans beat York at home in a similar thriller last season. They probably should have won this one.
“We feel like we executed our game plan and we thought we deserved to win that,” Ilyavi said. “But when it ends like that, you’ve got to give it to them.
“They played really well, we played really well. It was a fun game.”