Championship game slips from Trojans' grasp

In a hard fought game that saw the lead change hands three times in the final quarter, the final result hinged on one play.

New Prague trailed 20-16 with less than 20 seconds remaining and the ball at the Totino-Grace 26-yard line. Trojan quarterback Ross Skluzacek dropped back to pass and lofted what looked to be a perfect throw to his 6-foot, 6-inch receiver, Brad Weiers, near the goal line. It's a play that has worked for the Trojans throughout the season. Weiers leaped up at the 3-yard line and used his height advantage over 6-1 Micah Koehn, getting his hands on the ball. But Koehn timed his own leap perfectly and pulled the ball out of Weiers' hands, landing on the 1-yard line with 9 seconds left.

Koehn's interception was the final twist of a dagger he had stuck in the Trojans' heart just a few plays earlier, when he scored the winning touchdown on an 8-yard run with 54 seconds remaining.

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