Novi defeated Chelsea, 14-7, in thrilling fashion on Saturday in the second matchup of the 2005 SchoolSports Rivalry Tour presented by Old Spice.
Playing before thousands at Eastern Michigan Universtity's Rynearson Stadium, Novi QB Steve Hart was equal to the task, pulling off a big time play -- a 43-yard touchdown pass to Adam Chandler -- with 16 seconds remaining to lead his team to victory.
Brandon Carnegie scored on a 20-yard run for Novi's other touchdown.
Complete 2005 Tour Schedule
Colerain vs. St. Xavier - 8/27 - University of Cincinnati (Ohio)
Chelsi vs Novi - 8/27 - Eastern Michigan University (Mich.)
Issaquah vs Mission Viejo - 9/5 - Quest Field (Wash.)
Tulsa Union vs Jenks - 9/8 - University of Tulsa (Okla.)
Woodlands vs Klein - 9/30 - Moorehead Stadium (Texas)
Naperville Central vs Naperville No. - 10/7 - North Central Coll. (Ill.)
Mission Viejo vs De La Salle - 10/8 - Mission Viejo Stadium (Calif.)
FM Marcus vs Lewisville - 10/14 - Texas Stadium (Texas)
Warner Robbins vs Northside - 10/21 - "The MAC" Stadium (Ga.)
Lakeland vs Lakeland Kathleen - 11/4 - Bryant Stadium (Fla.)
Preview: SchoolSports Rivalry Tour presented by Old Spice.