Omar Simpson receives a handoff against Dumas.

The Monticello Billies claimed a playoff position Friday night by defeating the Dumas Bobcats in overtime 24-17. With the win, Monticello ensured themselves of a playoff spot extending their consecutive playoff appearances to 10.

Monticello scored on their opening drive of the game at 3:27 of the first quarter on a Ryan Case field goal to go up 3-0. A few seconds later with 3:10 remaining in the quarter, Isaiah Foster got the first turnover of the game picking off a Bobcat Pass, but Monticello could not capitalize on the mistake. Read the full story at