Friday Night Endzone Week 9: Pueblo South survives Pueblo East rally to retain cannon
PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) - It took a blocked extra point and a late-game stand, but Pueblo South walked out of Dutch Clark Stadium Friday with the cannon still booming black.
Pueblo held on to beat Pueblo East 20-19 in a thriller of a 2021 Cannon Game. Colts senior quarterback Jace Bellah was the star of the night, rushing for a touchdown on offense and returning an interception for a touchdown in the second half.
“It was definitely one of the most amazing games I’ve played,” Bellah said following the win. “The most fun, the most thrilling game. That was a good East team. Top-10 matchup, and it was cannon. I couldn’t have asked for a better night.”
Pueblo South wins the cannon for the third straight year.
Click below for a full recap of the 2021 Cannon Game, full highlights of high school football action across Southern Colorado!
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