Washington-Northeast title game

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In a post-game huddle, Kesson Christopher (#9) and the Eagles celebrate their 41-34, triple-OT win over Northeast.

In an all-timer of a Public League football championship game, George Washington battled past Northeast, 41-34, Saturday in three overtimes. It was Washington's second consecutive league title.

Here is a summary of the 3 OT sessions:

FIRST OT:

Washington

1st down: Kyle Glenn 3-yard run; 2d down: Kesson Christopher stopped for no game; 3d down: Aaron Wilmer hits TE James Fowler for a 5-yard TD. McFillin PAT. GW leads, 27-20.

Northeast

1st down: Malik Stokes pass incomplete; 2d down: Malik Stokes pass incomplete; 5-yard penalty (too many men on field) against NE; 3d down: Malik Stokes 15-yard TD pass to Je'Ron Stokes. Freiling PAT. Tie, 27-27.

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SECOND OT

Northeast

1st down: Malik Stokes pass incomplete; 2d down: James Rosseau 5-yard run; 3d down: Malik Stokes 8-yard TD pass to Steven Pinckney. Freiling PAT. NE leads, 34-27.

Washington

1st down: Kesson Christopher 6-yard run; 2d down: Aaron Wilmer dropped for 3-yard loss; 3d down: Kesson Christopher 1-yard run; 4th down: Wilmer 6-yard TD pass to TE James Fowler. McFillin PAT. Tie, 34-34.

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THIRD OT

Washington

1st down: K. Christopher 9 run; 2d down: Wilmer 1-yard TD run. McFillin PAT. GW leads, 41-34.

Northeast

1st down: J. Rosseau 2-yard run; 2d down: Malik Stokes pass (a speed-out intended for Je'Ron Stokes) intercepted by Lorenzo Adams. Game over. GW wins, 41-34.

In the AAAA city championship game, Washington will play the winner of Saturday night's Catholic League final (7 p.m., at Northeast) between Father Judge and La Salle.

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