Me And My Boy Snuck Into The Greatest Football Game Ever PlayedDeadspinNovember 20, 2018
(Non-believers can watch it all here .)
The big play was the third of three touchdowns scored by both teams in the game’s final 30 seconds, and inspired a delirious rush to the field from the grandstands as kids celebrating the miracle ran over fences and committed excusable vandalism.
Sports fans in DC are blessed with the greatest prep league in the country, the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC), which most years has multiple teams ranked among the top squads in the country in both football and basketball.
So we know well that big WCAC events are a very tough ticket.
The basketball title games always sell out.
But this year’s version was played at Catholic University’s Cardinal Stadium , a venue with a capacity of just 3,500.
There would be some tickets at the gate, we were told in the days leading up to the game, but they’d go fast.
So me and Eddie got to the field at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, what we thought was two hours before game time, only to find the Gonzaga team practicing and the stadium otherwise empty.
We already had tickets for the whole family to go to the Baltimore Ravens game on Sunday.
As Gonzaga kids basked in joyous mayhem all around us, I walked outside and found the security guard who’d let us in and thanked him for his role in a memorable night for me and my boy.
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