(NEWS CENTER) - So...NEWS CENTER got to a lot of games last year, so we had a tough time getting to 5 of the best plays in football last season. We know there may have been others, these are the ones that made our Top 5. Please take a second and click on this BOLD LINK to our USA TODAY High School Sports site and vote for your favorite.
Play 1 is Traip Academy Rangers running back Corey Aldecoa. He took on what seemed to be the entire Yarmouth defense for a spectacular 80 yard TD run.
Play 2 is Waterville Purple Panthers receiver Nick Danner. Danner caught a tipped ball thrown by Aidan Fitzgerald and raced 65 yards for a touchdown.
Play 3 is Lawrence Bulldogs returner Beau Grenier. Beau collected a bouncing, slick squib kickoff and raced 79 yards for the TD.
Play 4 is Scarborough Red Storm receiver Greg Viola. QB Dillon Russo let the ball fly and Viola made the leaping grab for the 30 yrd TD catch.
Play 5 is Wells Warriors receiver Chris Carney. Carney kept his poise leaping and fighting off a defender, staying with the ball, collecting the Gavin Snapp pass for the acrobatic 22 yard TD catch.
There they are...USA TODAY High School Sports Fifth Quarter 2012 Plays of the year. Please head on over to our website by clicking THIS LINK and vote for your favorite! The winner will be announced opening night, September 6, right here on NEWS CENTER's Fifth Quarter!