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By Jaryd Cline
Sports editor 

Cougars drop heartbreaker to Kittitas on the gridiron


September 27, 2017

Jaryd Cline

Junior DaSean Leslie returns a kick during the Sept. 18 game against Goldendale.

The Lyle-Wishram-Klickitat Cougars were hoping to keep their momentum rolling after last week's shut out win over Goldendale when they traveled to Kittitas last Friday for their second Eastern Washington Athletic Conference contest.

The shorthanded Cougs, who've played with as few as 13 kids in a game this season, gave the Coyotes all they could handle in a tough 32-30 overtime loss on Friday in Kittitas.

"Some say it's the best game they've ever seen," LWK head coach Antoine Montoya said in an email to The Sentinel. "I say it's a game we should have won."

Trailing 24-16 with just over five minutes left in the game, Kittitas scored, and completed the two-point conversion with 1:28 left...

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