ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Monroe knew what they had to do Thursday night.
A win would make the Tornadoes the champions of Region 1-AAAA Subregion A, and put them in next week's region title game.
Crisp County walked into Hugh Mills Stadium and played the role of spoiler perfectly, upsetting the Tornadoes 14-13 in a sloppy defensive struggle.
The Tornadoes' loss is Cairo's gain. The Syrupmakers now have a chance to clinch the subregion title Friday night when they play Albany on the road,