Lee Eddleman returned a fumble 16 yards for a touchdown with 1:04 remaining to give undefeated Daniel a 35-28 victory over Emerald in a Western AAA Region game Friday night.
Jae’lon Oglesby rushed for 161 yards and two touchdowns for the Lions (8-0, 5-0), No. 1 in Class AAA.
Daniel led 28-21 at halftime, but Emerald (5-3, 3-2) pulled even with 8:30 left when Justin Watson returned a punt 74 yards for a touchdown.
Jared Dillingham rushed for 80 yards and scored on runs of 2 and 3 yards for Daniel. The Lions play at Walhalla next week.