CARBONDALE — For the second week in a row, the Osawatomie Trojan football team lost in the final minutes.
Osawatomie took an 8-7 lead into the fourth quarter on the road against Santa Fe Trail on Friday, Sept. 24.
The Trojans even added to the lead with a fourth-quarter score, increasing its lead to 14-7.
Santa Fe Trail answered with a late score and added the two-point conversion to pull out a one-point victory, 15-14.
Osawatomie fell to Burlington on a score in the final minute at home last week, Friday, Sept. 17, by six points, 28-22.
It has been a tough stretch for Osawatomie. The Trojans, 0-4, have lost two games in two weeks by a total of seven points.
Osawatomie was down 7-0 in the first quarter against Santa Fe Trail.
Jake Whitaker scored on a quarterback sneak to cap a second-quarter drive. He threw a pass to Wesley Tigner for the two-point conversion, putting Osawatomie on top 8-7.
It would remain a one-point game until the fourth quarter.
Whitawker threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Tigner to extend the Osawatomie Trojans lead to 14-7 with 4:36 left in regulation.
Santa Fe Trail put a touchdown drive together and made the two-point conversion to take a 15-14 lead. Santa Fe Trail held on to win it by one point.
Osawatomie is at Lynn Dickey Field on Friday, Oct. 1, for homecoming against Topeka-Hayden. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.