Centennial completes incredible comeback to defeat Las Cruces; Americas takes down Montwood on Thursday night

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EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Centennial may have completed the most incredible comeback of the 2021 high school football season on Thursday night.

The Hawks trailed Las Cruces 41-14 with under eight minutes remaining on Thursday night at the Field of Dreams, but scored 28 unanswered points to win the game 42-41.

Centennial (7-1, 3-0, District 3-6A) scored the winning touchdown on a wide receiver pass to quarterback Ian Lopez on 4th and 7 with 14 seconds remaining in the game. The Hawks remain in the driver’s seat for a district title.

Meanwhile, in El Paso, Americas took down Montwood 28-20 in District 1-6A action, as the Trail Blazers hope to lock down one of the four playoff spots in Class 6A in the final three weeks of the season.

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