The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes, 42-41, in Saturday’s second semifinal faculty soccer playoff sport to advance to the school soccer playoff championship.
Trailing by six factors late within the fourth quarter, defending nationwide champion Georgia mounted a restricted 72-yard drive on quarterback Stetson Bennett’s third landing move of the sport to take the lead with 54 seconds remaining. did.
Ohio State used the time to drive the ball into area purpose vary and arrange a 50-yard try for kicker Noah Ruggles. However Ruggles hooked the kick to the left and the Bulldogs received away by one level.
Based on the NCAA, Georgia is the primary workforce in faculty soccer playoff historical past to get well from a 14-point deficit within the fourth quarter.
Early on Saturday, the No. 3 Texas Christian College’s Horned Frogs entered the primary semifinal sport as underdogs, inflicting main upsets and delivering an exhilarating 51-45 victory over the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines. .
Beginning the season exterior the highest 25, the Horned Frogs defeated the beforehand undefeated Michigan Wolverines 51-45 within the Fiesta Bowl’s all-time highest scoring Fiesta Bowl. The Large Ten champions entered the sport with greater than a landing in favor, however TCU did not drag into the sport en path to a shot on the nationwide championship.
On the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona, Heisman runner-up Max Duggan threw for 225 yards and scored a complete of 4 touchdowns.
The Bulldogs will face the Horned Frogs for the championship sport on Monday, January 9 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif.
TCU would be the first Large 12 workforce since 1938 to hunt a nationwide championship since 2005. Georgia, in the meantime, received her second consecutive nationwide title, first since Alabama in 2011 and her 2012, and the school soccer playoff period.
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