The Appling County Pirates (9-3 overall) hosted Central High of Carroll County (10-2) in the second round of the AAA state playoffs on November 22 but came up short 13-46. Central, Carroll will advance to the third round and travel to Ringgold (10-2).
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Pierce County (10-2) travelled to face Callaway (11-1) losing 21-49. Callaway will host St. Pius (9-3) who defeated Cartersville (11-1) 31-19.
The Pirate’s first score came with 30 seconds remaining in the second quarter on a seven-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Vernon Dasher to CJ Alexander. Israel Jaramillo added the extra point to make the score 7-32.
The Pirate’s final score was on a four-yard touchdown run by Dasher with 13 seconds left in the third quarter to bring the Pirates within 13-32.
Leading the Pirates in tackles were CJ Alexander 13 tackles, Campbell O’Steen 13 tackles, Derrix Henry 11 tackles, Samuel Ryan five tackles, Keelan Crosby five tackles, Davontae Wilkerson five tackles, Devon Moore four tackles, Keith Hill four tackles, Larry Griner three tackles, Leshawn Mobley two tackles, Wyatt Wright two tackles, Noah Vann two tackles, Chris James one tackle, Thad Russell one tackle, Brandon Jones one tackle and Kobie Womack one tackle.