Horns Win Homecoming

Longhorn Dean Harpe scampers into the endzone for a touchdown in a close Homecoming Game against the Coronado Dons. Final score Longhorns 28-Dons 26.

Longhorn Dean Harpe scampers into the endzone for a touchdown in a close Homecoming Game against the Coronado Dons. Final score Longhorns 28-Dons 26. Photo by Andy Towle. |

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On homecoming night in Payson High football stadium, the Longhorns took a 20-0 halftime lead over the Coronado Dons but then had to survive a furious comeback in which the visitors scored 26 points in the final two stanzas.

When the dust finally settled in the sold out stadium, the Horns escaped with a 28-26 nail-biting victory to improve their record to 4-3.

Most importantly, the win keeps hopes alive that the Horns can earn a seed into the 16-team state tournament when it begins play Nov. 2.

See the Oct.23 edition of the Payson Roundup for complete game details.

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