Windsor defeats West Point 22-21

Published 10:26 pm Friday, September 2, 2011

WEST POINT—Chris Stepp’s interception on the 6-yard line with a minute to go helped give Windsor a come-from-behind, 22-21 win over West Point on Friday night.

“It was a great team effort by the kids,” Windsor Coach Chuck Parrish said about the Duke’s non-league season opener at West Point. “We came back in the second half and stuck together as a team and got a great win.”

Duke Oris Bowers led, carrying the ball 20 times for 161 yards and two touchdowns.

West Point opened scoring on a 45-yard pass with 7:15 left in the first quarter .

Windsor came back with 2:37 left in the first quarter when Bowers scored on a 35-yard run. Justice Chapman ran into for 2 points, giving Windsor an 8-7 lead.

West Point scored on a 15-yard run with 9 seconds left in the half, giving the team a 14-8 lead going into the locker room.

Windsor’s Caleb Dundlow scored on a 7-yard run with 4:41 left in the third quarter. The 2-point conversion failed, tying the game 14-14.

West Point scored a touchdown with 2:33 left in the third quarter to take a 21-14 lead.

With 11:27 left in the fourth, Dundlow tackled a West Point player in the end zone for a 2-point safety, making the game 21-16. Eighteen seconds later, Bowers scored on a 43-yeard run; the 2-point conversion failed.