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Incredible comeback, huge gamble give Katella thrilling win in CIF football regional

Katella players  celebrate  their CIF Southern Regional Division 6-AA championship at Glover Stadium in Anaheim  on Saturday, December  9, 2017. (Photo by Bill Alkofer, Orange County Register/SCNG)
Katella players celebrate their CIF Southern Regional Division 6-AA championship at Glover Stadium in Anaheim on Saturday, December 9, 2017. (Photo by Bill Alkofer, Orange County Register/SCNG)

ANAHEIM – Andrew Pisani scored on a 1-yard run with 1:50 left in the game and then ran in the 2-point conversion as Katella came from 28 points down in the second half to defeat Monte Vista of Spring Valley 36-35 in the CIF Southern California Regional Division 5-A championship game Saturday at Glover Stadium.

The Knights (14-1) will take on Fortuna in the Division 5-A state championship game on Saturday, Dec. 16.

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