Freedom 24, New Brighton 21

A wild showdown between Midwestern Athletic Conference teams ended in Freedom’s favor, as the Bulldogs get their first win in over a year, defeating the New Brighton Lions 24-21 at Bulldog Stadium on 1460 WMBA.

New Brighton was leading 21-7 in the 4th quarter, but Freedom scored 17 unanswered to take the 24-21 lead. The Lions had the chance to send it into overtime, but missed on a 42-yard field goal with 11 seconds to go.

New Brighton drops to 0-2 in the MAC and overall; Freedom improves to 1-0 in the MAC, 1-2 overall.

Freedom’s Zach Rosa and New Brighton’s Tylar Williams were tonight’s CCBC Players of The Game.

Tom Hays has the game recap for

Lions’ Missed Field Goal