Early in the second quarter Friday, Windsor High coach Chuck Parrish chastised his offensive linemen because Warhill nose guard Randell Reed was making too many tackles.

"He's kicking our butts," Parrish yelled. "He's killing us."

Parrish did not realize how prophetic his words would become. Reed made two huge second-half plays, the second by blocking an extra-point attempt with 1 minute, 56 seconds left, to give the Lions a 14-13 victory.

The football victory is the first in Warhill High School history, after 20 defeats. Predictably, it touched off a raucous celebration among the Lions, who jumped up and down and hugged one another at midfield.

"The first win in Warhill history feels great," Reed said. "I think it will feel a lot better (going to school on Monday). People will show us more respect."

The Lions (1-0) earned it. They overcame a slow start and late fumble that nearly cost them.

Lafayette Murphy (25 carries, 160 yards) ran for 54 yards to lead Windsor (1-1) on a 75-yard touchdown drive to start the game. Backfield mate R.J. Edwards went the final 2 yards on a pitchout to make it 7-0.

When the Lions failed to get a first down on their first possession, coach Billy Jarvis worried that it could be a long night.

"Windsor is real good at lining up with two tight ends, running it on you and controlling the clock," he said. "If they get ahead of you, it's hard to come back."

But Warhill linebacker Matt Bruni halted the Dukes' momentum late in the first quarter by forcing a Murphy fumble that Teddy West recovered at the Windsor 7-yard line. Warhill quarterback Zack Osgood (17 carries, 72 yards) capitalized on the break by scrambling 7 yards for a touchdown to tie the score at 7 early in the second quarter.

The Lions used a trick play — a split-end special Jarvis borrowed from former Virginia Tech coach Bill Dooley — to take the lead on their first possession of the second half. On third-and-11, Osgood tossed the ball backward to receiver Shaun Cvengros, who completed a 34-yard pass to Kendall Green at the Dukes' 22.

Osgood completed another third-down pass, 13 yards to Wayne Chisholm, and followed with a 3-yard touchdown run. Ryan Ristaino converted what would prove to be a crucial point-after kick, as the Lions led 14-7 midway through third quarters.

Reed and the defense carried the day from there. Led by Murphy, who carried 12 times for 62 yards, the Dukes drove from their 22 to the Warhill 13 early in the fourth quarter.

But on fourth-and-10, Reed stopped Murphy for a 3-yard gain after Osgood had slowed him with the initial hit. Osgood carried most of the load as the Lions ran the clock down to under six minutes with three first downs.

An Osgood fumble, recovered by David Cooper, gave the Dukes new life with 5:44 to play. Murphy again carried most of the load, finishing an eight-play, 56-yard drive with a 6-yard touchdown run.

But Reed blocked Mosley's extra-point attempt and the score remained 14-13. The sideline celebrations started early when Warhill recovered the ensuing onside kick, because Windsor, out of timeouts, could not stop the clock.

"I came through untouched, went for it and blocked it," Reed said. "It feels real good to help my team win like that."

Osgood said, "It's an amazing feeling. I've been dreaming about this for a long, long, long time."