Friday night's Class 4A semifinals matchup between Owensboro and North Oldham was one to remember.
Jackson Wine kicked a 32-yard field goal with six seconds remaining to put North Oldham up 24-21, just two minutes after the Mustangs had tied the game on a 64-yard run by Arien Beasley.
Then things got unreal.
Owensboro quarterback Nick Locher heaved a Hail Mary about 50 yards from the Red Devils' 39 yard-line. The ball was tipped by a Mustang defender, then by an Owensboro receiver and into the hands of the Red Devils' Kishawn Walker.
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He took it the rest of the way to the end zone, sending Owensboro to the Class 4A state championship with an unbelievable 27-24 win.
Video of the game-winning play quickly made the rounds on social media. You can check it out on YouTube by visiting this link: http://tinyurl.com/noowplay.
Trinity 48, Meade Co. 0: The Shamrocks (9-5) scored touchdowns on their first four possessions and advanced to their 13th title game in 15 years with their rout of the host Green Wave (11-3).
Dixie Heights 48, Ballard 21: Luke Zajac had 105 yards and three TDs as the Colonels had no trouble at home against the Bruins (10-4).
Dixie Heights (13-1) outgained Ballard 341-90, including 282 yards rushing. Fifty-one of Ballard's 90 yards came on its first drive of the game.
Graves Co. 28, John Hardin 23: After starting the season 1-3, the Eagles are headed to Bowling Green for their first shot at a state title.
Cody Crider led the effort for Graves (11-3), accumulating 184 total yards and scoring three TDs, including a 50-yard fumble recovery for a score that put the Eagles up 28-17 in the third quarter.
Robert Shorter scored his second TD of the night from seven yards out to get the Bulldogs (7-7) to within five with 1:07 left in the third, but neither team scored again.
John Hardin, which started the season 0-4 before winning seven of its last nine games, led 17-14 at halftime.
Pulaski Co. 33, Cooper 7: Last year's state runner-up gets a shot at redemption after rolling at home.
The Maroons (12-2) fell 49-14 to Bowling Green in the finals last season.
The Jaguars finished at 9-5.
Belfry 33, Russell 0: The Pirates (12-2) secured their fifth straight appearance in the state finals — and 11th overall — with their third shutout of the season.
Belfry held the Red Devils (11-3) to 102 total yards while managing 334 of their own.
Central 16, South Warren 14: The Yellowjackets forced four turnovers and recovered after giving up 14 points in the first quarter to advance to the championship game for the first time since 2012.
Central (10-4) faced off against Belfry in their previous finals appearance, edging the Pirates 12-6
DeSales 14, Murray 7: Frankie Tharp rushed for both TDs for the Colts (13-1) to send them to the finals. They'll meet Newport Central Catholic, 43-14 winners over Shelby Valley on Friday.
Mayfield 35, Beechwood 24: The Cardinals (13-1) advanced to their sixth straight title game by punishing the Tigers (11-3) early, then holding on for the win. Lane Kennemore intercepted a Beechwood pass to set up a TD run by Trajon Bright, then caught a 99-yard TD himself to put Mayfield up 14-0 with 3:01 in the first quarter.
Bright added a second TD in the second quarter to make it 21-3 in favor of the Cardinals. Kyle Fieger connected with Jeremy Burns for a 15-yard score to get Beechwood to within 21-10 at the break.
Ethan Stringer scored from 4 yards out following a Mayfield fumble to pull the Tigers to within 21-17, but four points would be the closest they'd get to the Cardinals for the rest of the game.
Williamsburg 34, Raceland 8: The Yellow Jackets (14-0) return to the state finals after falling to Mayfield 42-0 in last season's championship bout. Raceland lost to Williamsburg in the semifinals 34-7 last year. While this season they had the advantage of hosting the game, the Rams (11-3) didn't fare much better.