Kyle Butler kicked a 26-yard field goal as time expired Friday night, completing Northern Burlington’s comeback from a 14-point, third-quarter deficit and giving the Greyhounds a 30-28 victory over Willingboro in West Jersey Football League Patriot Division action.
The Chimeras had led by 14-6 and 28-14 before Northern Burlington began its comeback in the third period.
Quarterback Colin Fitzpatrick scored on a 5-yard run and Butler added the extra point to move the Greyhounds within 28-21.
In the final period, a 22-yard rush by Kenyatta Greene, his second TD of the game, gave the Greyhounds a chance to tie the score. But the extra point was missed, setting up Butler’s late heroics.
Greene’s 10-yard run had given Northern Burlington a 6-0 lead through one quarter, but Willingboro surged ahead, 14-6, on a 3-yard run by Robert Cleveland and a 35-yard pass from Anthony Robbins to Rajahan Sams.
The Chimeras then broke a 14-14 halftime tie on Cleveland’s 43-yard run and Sams’ 80-yard reception.