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Aberdeen's late field goal gives Eagles win over unbeaten Bel Air
Aberdeen's late field goal gives Eagles win over unbeaten Bel Air

When Bel Air visited Aberdeen in an Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference football game Thursday night, something had to give. Both were undefeated, both tied atop the conference's Chesapeake Division and just tenths of points separated the two in the Class 3A North region standings. Aberdeen (4-0 league, 7-0) eked out a 23-21 win on Owen Smith's 25-yard field goal with 2:26 to play. It was Smith's missed extra point earlier in the quarter that had Bel Air clinging to a 21-20 lead. The winning drive started when Aberdeen jarred the ball loose from Bobcats running back Brad Casale. Aberdeen made the recovery at its own 33. On the first play, Dramel Boykin, who had been...

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