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Phillips' Ronald Pledger comes down with the game-winning 22-yard touchdown catch, despite tight defense from Lincoln-Way West's Justin Harris, on the final play of the game as Phillips beat the Warriors 30-24 on Saturday, Nov. 2, at Gately Stadium in Chicago. CHIP DELORENZO/22ND CENTURY MEDIA
Sean Hastings, Editor
12:35 pm CST November 3, 2019

It was as if time stood still as Phillips quarterback Antonio Brown’s pass to Ronald Pledger in the back of the end zone floated through the air as the horn — the only sound in the stadium — rang throughout Gately Stadium signaling the end of the game. 

Pledger came down with the pass for a 22-yard touchdown on the final play of the game, stunning Lincoln-Way West and lifting Phillips to a 30-24 win in a Class 7A first-round game on Saturday, Nov. 2.