No. 29 Union wins double-overtime shootout against No. 67 Owasso in Oklahoma

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Thanks to ESPNU, the term “Instant Classic” is now part of the American sports landscape.  Friday night’s showdown between High School Football America No. 29 Union and No. 67 Owasso deserves the moniker.

Union kicker Noah Rauschenberg booted a walk-off 26-yard field goal in the second overtime to give the Redskins a heart-stopping 44-41 before a sellout crowd of 13,000 at Union-Tuttle Stadium.

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It looked like Union would win this one in regulation, but Owasso sent the game to overtime when Will Kuehne’s tossed a 3-yard TD pass to Tyrese Sisson with 13 seconds to go.

In the second OT, the Union defense stopped Kuehne at the 1-yard line on a fourth down run that set-up Rauschenberg’s game winning kick.

Union is now 5-0, while Owasso falls to 4-1

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.

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