Chattooga Earns a Win at Murray County

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The Chattooga Indians made the trip Chatsworth to face off against the Indians of Murray County. Both teams came into this game looking for their first win and some momentum heading into region play. The Indians from Chattooga were led by Sophomore Quarterback #11 Quarry Gibson who had 2 Touchdowns and was responsible for 207 total yards. Both teams would be scrappy and fight hard but the Indians from Chattooga would prevail and grab the 28-7 Win.

Early First Half

Murray County would win the coin toss and elect to receive. The Green Indians would get a quick 9 yard run by #32 Chase Jarvis . However the next play would result in a fumbled handoff and Chattooga would take over on the Murray County 39 Yard line. A few plays later #11 Quarry Gibson would run left then reverse field and score from 25 yards out. Unfortunately it would not stand because of an illegal blindside block by Chattooga. The drive would then stall and Chattooga would go on to turn the ball over on downs after a big 4th down sack by Murray County.

Late First Half

Murray would drive the ball down to the Chattooga 35 yard line before #21 Corde’ Hill would intercept the Murray Pass. At the 1st Quarter buzzer Chattooga would get on the Scoreboard with a 1 yard Touchdown Pass from #11 Quarry Gibson to #15 Brock Cooper . The Pat would be no good and at the end of the 1st Quarter the score was Chattooga 6 Murray County 0. After a few defensive stops by both teams Chattooga would get on the board again this time on a 56 yard Punt Return for Touchdown by #11 Quarry Gibson. After being grabbed on the leg and spun around Quarry regained his footing and dashed 56 yards to the Endzone. Chattooga would go for the two point conversion and it would be successful on a 3 yard run by #3 Zaden Perry . At the Half the score was Chattooga 14 Murray County 0.

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Third Quarter

Chattooga would receive the ball to start the second half. They would make the next drive a quick one with chunk plays on the ground. #3 Zaden Perry would carry the ball for 36 yards followed by a 30 yard run by #11 Quarry Gibson . A few plays later #4 Trey Smith would take the speed sweep for a 4 yard Touchdown. Pat was good by #72 Juan Roque . Murray county would then take the ball and go on a long drive that would result in a 23 yard Touchdown pass from #10 Aaron Flood to #24 Nathaniel Perry . The PAT would be good from #89 Joseph Jones . That would end the 3rd quarter with the Score Chattooga 21 Murray County 7.

Fourth Quarter

Both teams defense would stand up early in the fourth and force punts. Chattooga would then take the ball into Murray territory where the Murry Indians would recover a fumble and start their next drive at their own 43 yard line. After a 24 yard pass completion from #10 Aaron Flood to #32 Chase Jarvis the Indians from Chattooga held Murray on downs and took the ball with a little over 4 minutes left on the clock. The Chattooga offense would move the ball down the field while chewing up clock late in the game. The Indians would put the final points on the board with a 1 yard plunge by #11 Quarry Gibson . The final score would be Chattooga 28 Murray County 7.

Next Week

Region play will start next Friday for both teams. Murray County 0-4(0-0) will be on the road at Model 2-2(0-0). While Chattooga 1-3(0-0) will return home to host the Pepperell Dragons 2-2(0-0)



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