RIVERVIEW — Kevin Hobley connected with Jesse Holmes from 6 yards out for his fifth touchdown pass of the game with 18 seconds left as Spoto rallied to defeat visiting Newsome.
Newsome led 36-24 after a safety late in the third quarter, but Hobley hit Marc McCoy for a 10-yard scoring strike and the Spartans converted with a 2-point conversion with 8:41 remaining. Spoto drove 80 yards for the winning score as Hobley found Holmes alone for his second TD reception.
Hobley threw for 285 yards, and Terence Williams caught eight passes for 182 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the Spartans.
Bruce Anderson rushed for 154 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Wolves, who fumbled three times in the first half despite leading 27-24. Anderson ran for scores of 43, 31 and 10 in the first half and put Newsome up 34-24 with a 2-yard burst in the third quarter.
Williams caught a 44-yard scoring pass from Hobley in the first quarter and leaped between two defenders for another great 43-yard touchdown.
Newsome 13 14 9 0 — 36
Spoto 16 8 0 16 — 40
N—Bryant 57 run (Cobb kick)
S—Williams 44 pass from Hobley (Williams pass from Sims)
S—Williams 43 pass from Hobley (McCoy pass from Hobley)
N—Anderson 43 run (kick blocked)
N—Anderson 31 run (Cobb kick)
N—Anderson 10 run (Cobb kick)
S—Holmes 41 pass from Hobley (Williams run)
N—Anderson 2 run (Cobb kick)
N—Safety, quarterback tackled in end zone
S—McCoy 10 pass from Hobley (McCoy pass from Hobley)
S—Holmes 6 pass from Hobley (McCoy pass from Hobley)