Chris Long ran for a 2-yard touchdown with 1:23 left, and Andrew Kalinoski added the extra point that gave Patuxent a 21-20 victory over Walkersville in the Class 2A state football championship game Saturday night at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.
It was the first state title for Patuxent (12-2), which lost in the title game twice before.
Chad Gleason helped Walkersville (11-3) control the game throughout the first three quarters. He ran for 223 yards, including touchdowns of 4, 15 and 30 yards. The third touchdown gave the Lions a 20-7 lead late in the third quarter, but Walkersville missed the extra point, which proved crucial later.
Patuxent quarterback Reese...