Wells wins Class D State Championship after being down 21-0

Wells vs Foxcroft 2023 Class D State Championship
Wells vs Foxcroft 2023 Class D State Championship(WMTW)
Published: Nov. 18, 2023 at 6:54 PM EST
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PORTLAND, Maine (WABI) - On Saturday Wells High School and Foxcroft Academy met for the 2023 Class D State Championship.

The Ponies led 21-0 by the end of the first half.

The warriors fought back in the second half, bringing the game within a score midway through the fourth quarter.

With time expiring the Warriors had a chance to win it as they faced a fourth and goal with 0:24 left in the game.

Senior quarterback Brooks Fox threw a quick pass to Connor Whitten to bring the game to 21-20 with the Ponies leading.

Electing to end the game in regulation one way or another Fox passed to Whitten again for a 2-point conversion to take the 22-21 lead.

The Warriors defense held on as they claim the Class D title.