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Faneca gets first high-school coaching win, Cox holds off Bayside
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Faneca gets first high-school coaching win, Cox holds off Bayside

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Alan Faneca had seen it so many times as a player, but Friday night
was his time to oversee a late goal-line stand. The new head coach at Cox, armed with a decorated resume as an NFL player, added to his accomplishments with his first high school victory as Cox edged Bayside 17-14 on Friday night.

The former Super Bowl champion, nine-time Pro Bowl player, six-time All-Pro, and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee watched his Falcons nearly cough up a 17-0 halftime lead, as the Marlins came roaring back in the fourth quarter.

Cox got out to a big lead on the strength of touchdown runs of five yards and 85 yards, but the offense went stagnant in the second half, giving Bayside an opportunity at a big comeback. The Marlins scored two unanswered touchdowns and gave themselves a chance towin late in the fourth quarter, driving inside the Falcons 10-yard line. However, a pair of costly penalties and a fourth-down stop sealed the victory for Cox.

The Falcons (1-2) will face Bayside HighSchool of New York next Friday, while the Marlins (1-1)
will prepare for a conference game against the Kellam Knights of Virginia Beach.

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