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September 12, 2012

Coach says comeback win will instill confidence

By TONY EIERDAM | sports@mineralwellsindex.com

Coaches are always looking for that one special occurrence or occurrences that tell them their team has made a significant leap in development.

Such an occurrence happened Friday night during the Mineral Wells Rams’ 27-22 come-from-behind victory over Wichita Falls Hirschi.

The Rams found out two things about themselves as a team on their path to the comeback – that their defense could make stops when the offense needed the ball back for a last-second drive; and that they could drive the ball almost the length of the field with no timeouts in the final minutes of a game and score.

MWHS trailed 22-20 and had their backs against the wall as Hirschi had a first-and-goal situation from the Rams 2-yard line.

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