Oakers advance to 1st state title game since 1964
The Oakland Oakers came away with a dramatic 34-28 win over the Central Linn Cobras in the 2A semifinals on Saturday afternoon at Cottage Grove High School.
Oakland's David Henry scored the go-ahead 28-yard touchdown on 4th and one in the 4th quarter.
The Oakers' defense then held the Cobras on 4th and one from the 29-yard line in the final minute of the game to earn their first trip to the state championship game since winning it all back in 1964.
Oakland will next play Portland Christian for the state title on Saturday at a site to be determined.