No. 35 Northwestern overcame a 14-point deficit in the third quarter to defeat rival Miami Central, ranked No. 18 in the High School Football America 100, 30-20 Friday night.
Central took a 14-0 lead on the first play of the second half on a 65-yard touchdown pass to Chamon Metayer.
Northwestern then scored 23 unanswered points to take the lead they never gave up.
Fourth Quarter: Miami Northwestern @MNW_Bulls1955 RB @NNoel_2 is having a strong game. The senior gets on the board officially for the first time to inch Bulls closer. Extra point missed as Rockets hold on to a slim 14-13 lead as 3rd quarter comes to a close. @FootballHotbed pic.twitter.com/AbKBmDs35m— Marcus Benjamin (@_BenjaminReport) October 5, 2019
FINAL: @MNW_Bulls1955 30-20 over @Roc__Nation in a Traz Powell thriller. Caught up with coach Max Edwards after the game to get his feelings on senior RN @NNoel_2 whose 2 TD effort was the difference. @FootballHotbed #hotbedworld pic.twitter.com/Wv6pGYDrWU— Brandon Odoi (@Brandon_Odoi) October 5, 2019
University of Miami head coach was on-hand and spent time on both sidelines.
Both teams are now 5-2 on the year.