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Indians get in win column and Dougherty wins second straight

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September 11, 2008

The Albany High Indians are celebrating their first win in three years.

Albany High rallied from a 15-6 deficit to beat Kendrick 28-23 Thursday night in Columbus.

It snaps a 23 game losing streak for the Indians and is the first win for head coach Reginald Mitchell now in his third season.  

At Hugh Mills Stadium, Dougherty spotted Early County a quick touchdown on a nine yard run by Camery Flowers and the rolled off four scores to beat the Bobcats 24-7.

Felton Walls threw three touchdowns passes and ran for another score for the Trojans.

Walls first touchdown pass to Ezekiel Knowles covered 64 yards to pull Dougherty to within one at 7-6 early in the second quarter.

Late in the first half,  Dougherty's Arabian Williams caught a short out route and took it to the Bobcat seven yard line.

On the next play Walls hit Williams for the touchdown to give the Trojans a 12-7 halftime lead.

Early County looked like they would reclaim the lead when Charodd Richardson tipped a Walls screen pass in the third quarter and Jordan Heath intercepted and was tackled at the ten.

Doughterty's defense stiffened and T.J. Allen's pass on 4th and 29 was intercepted by Samori Allen on the two-yard line.

Dougherty was driven back to the one inch line on first down.

On second down Walls threw shorts to Arabian Williams who made a move and took it 94 yards to the Bobcat six yard line.

Walls ran it in on fourth and goal to up the lead to18-7.

Walls closed out the scoring by throwing a second touchdown pass to Knowles.

Dougherty is 2-1 and opens 1-AAA play next week at Worth County.

Early County falls to 0-3 and has a week to rest before opening region play against Berrien on September 26th.

In other action, Hardaway beat Americus-Sumter 19-10 in the 1-AAAA opener for both teams at Kinnett Stadium in Columbus.

In Macon, Dooly County has a rough night losing 43-16 to Northeast Macon.

One GISA score where Bethesda Day beats Randolph-Southern 13-6.

In softball, Lee County beats Thomas Co. Central 5-0, Fitzgerald knocks off Albany High 19-11 and Worth County and Westover were rained out.

Volleyball, Lee County beats Harris County 2-0.  Scores were 25-15 and 25-19.

Lady Trojans volleyball team is 11-4 and 2-0 in region play and hosts Warner Robins on Tuesday.

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