With less than six minutes remaining, Lind-Ritzville/Sprague felt the pressure.
And the Broncos did not back down.
Converting a key fourth down, the underdogs converted the game-winning touchdown on Connor O’Neill’s 4-yard run with just over two minutes to go, and No. 2 Lind-Ritzville/Sprague upended top-ranked Morton-White Pass, 21-19, for the Class 2B championship in the Tacoma Dome on Friday night.
The Broncos converted a fourth-and-18 when quarterback Dylan Hartz connected with O’Neill on a 24-yard pass – down to the Timberwolves’ 5.
Lind-Ritzville/Sprague coach Greg Whitmore said he knew his team would deliver.
“They’re gutsy players, they never …