The defending GISA AAA state champion Knights lose their opener 16-6 to George Walton in a game that was delayed for almost two hours by lightning.
The Bulldogs opened the scoring on their first possession with a 52 yard touchdown pass from Ty Shellnutt to Michael Peek.
The game was stopped after the first quarter with the Bulldogs leading 7-0.
A bad snap by the Knights resulted in a safety and two more points for the Bulldogs.
Deerfield-Winsdor scored on a one yard run by Quentin Adkins.
George Walton added a second touchdown in the second half to win 16-6.
The victory snaps an 11-game winning streak for Deerfield-Winsdor who did start last year's state championship season with two losses in their first three games.
Deerfield-Windsor will host Tattnall Square in another tough game.
In other GISA action, Brookwood won at Glenwood 21-6 while Randolph-Southern opened their season with a 25-6 at Abbeville Christian.
Both of those games were also delayed due to weather.
On Saturday, Bainbridge travels to Cairo to kick off the GHSA season starting at 7:30 p.m. at West Thomas Stadium.
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