FLATONIA - Shiner remained undefeated in District 30-1A after squeaking by the Flatonia Bulldogs with only seconds left in the game.
With 9 seconds remaining, Quentin Wright scored for Shiner, tying the game on a 7-yard run. With the game on the line, R.J. Lester put the ball through the uprights on the conversion, giving the Comanches a 23-22 win.
After a scoreless first quarter, Flatonia (5-5, 3-2) scored early in the second on a Kurt Kainer 13-yard touchdown run.
Shiner (9-1, 5-0) returned the favor 18 seconds later when Garet Pustka hit Eric Murphy on a 78-yard touchdown pass. Lester missed the extra point kick.
Flatonia drove back late in the second quarter and scored on a 9-yard William Richter pass to Galen Dunk, giving the Bulldogs a 14-6 halftime lead.
Despite a 23-yard third quarter field goal by Shiner's Lester, Flatonia increased its lead when Richer hit Dunk again on a 38-yard pass. Richter's 2-point conversion provided the Bulldogs a comfortable 22-9 fourth-quarter lead.
The Comanches, however, had yet to give up. Pustka punched the ball in from 2-yards out with little more than 4 minutes remaining, tightening the game 22-16.
Wright led the Comanches with 6 carries for 73 yards and the score. Chris Baer had 70 yards on 15 carries. Garet Pustka passed for 131 yards and a passing and rushing touchdown.
William Richter let the Bulldogs, hitting 18 out of 11 passes for 131 yards and two touchdowns. Kainer had 6 carries for 55 yards.
Both Shiner and Flatonia advance to the playoffs.GAME STATISTICS Shiner Flatonia First Downs 14 13 Yards Rushing 37-187 31-74 Yards Passing 131 151 Passes 4-10-0 12-19-0 Punts 2-28.5 4-35.7 Fumbles-lost 2-2 2-1 Penalties-yards 7-50 7-50 Shiner 0 6 3 14 -- 23 Flatonia 0 14 0 8 -- 22 SCORING DETAILS First Quarter none Second Quarter F - Kurt Kainer 13 run (A.J. Florus kick), 11:48 S - Eric Murphy 78 pass from Garet Pustka (kick blocked), 11:30 F - Galen Dunk 9 pass from William Richter (Florus kick), 0:30 Third Quarter S - R.J. Lester 23 field goal, 2:43 Fourth Quarter F - Dunk 38 pass from Richter (Richter run), 11:51 S - Pustka 2 run (Lester kick), 4:19 S - Quentin Wright 7 run (Lester kick, 0:09)