SHS loses 28-27 to Parkview in triple OT

Published 11:40 pm Friday, October 14, 2011

Southampton High School’s attempted extra point by Russell Ballance is blocked during triple overtime against Park View on Friday night. Southampton lost 28-27. -- JIM HART | TIDEWATER NEWS

STERLING—Southampton High School freshman kicker Russell Ballance’s blocked extra-point resulted in the Indians’ 28-27 loss to Southside District opponent Park View in triple overtime.

It was the second time in two weeks that Ballance’s kick was blocked during a crucial point in the game. During the Oct. 7 homecoming game, the blocked kick prevented Southampton from tying up the game against Greensville, losing 20-19.

Ballance has gone 17-for-19 this season for extra points.

At the end of regulation play, Southampton and Park View were tied 14-14.

For overtime, the ball is placed on the 10-yard line and each team is given a chance to score. Southampton failed to do so in the first overtime and Park View missed a field goal from the one-yard line.

During the second overtime, Park View scored from the five-yard line and the kick was good.

Southampton followed on a two-yard touchdown run by Saiquan Mason. Ballance’s kick was good, tying the game 21-21.

For the third overtime, Southampton went first and Jamar Bell scored on a 4-yard run. That’s when Ballance’s kick was blocked, making the score 27-21.

Park View scored from the one-yard line and made the extra point for the win.

Southampton tied up the game in the third quarter after being down 14-0. Mason scored the first touchdown on a 45-yard ran in the second quarter. Ballance’s kick was good.

Jamar Bell tied things up with a two-yard touchdown run and Ballance’s kick was good.

Southampton had 215 yards rushing to Park View’s 262. Leading rushers for Southampton were Mason with 127 yards on 28 carries. Jaron White and Jerry Wright each rushed for 39 yard on six and seven carries, respectively.