Comeback wins don't come much sweeter.
The Terry Fox Ravens shook off a rough trip to Kelowna Friday and a tepid start to blast Mount Boucherie 59-28 in senior AAA boys football.
The journey witnessed two vehicular accidents and sluggish traffic - but the Ravens cashed in first when Nick Agnoletto returned the opening kickoff 75 yards. But the home squad replied in kind during a wild tit-fortat first quarter.
Down by eight just before the half, Fox launched its rally with time running out when Mike West pulled down a short pass from quarterback Conner Mckee and shook off five tacklers en route to a 57-yard touchdown to tie the score.
With a diligent emphasis on defence in the second half, the offence took control and produced the lead on scoring rushes by Mckee, West and Kyle Deugau. In the fourth quarter, Mckee would cap an eightfor-16 day with a 19-yard TD strike to Jason Shamatutu. West would round out the scoring with another major as part of a 120-yard, 10-carry day.
Scoring earlier TDs for the Ravens were Adrial Sellers and Keishon Ross.
Defensively, Isaiah Stevens set the tone with 11 tackles, two QB sacks and two fumble recoveries. Kyle Miller chalked up seven tackles and three assists, while Yanda Yano, Deugau and West each contributed five tackles on defence.
Now 2-0, Fox's next test comes Friday when they visit W.J. Mouat.
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