The Bulloch Academy Gators traveled to Waynesboro Friday night to take on the Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy in the Gators' first region contest of the season. The Gators were hoping to travel back to Statesboro 1-0 in region play, and that's exactly what they did, claiming a 41-13 victory over the Spartans (0-6).
Windsor Forest fumbled the ball away on its first play of the game and Southeast Bulloch never looked back.
After a week where the offense looked to have new life, Portal heads on the road to get off the schnide against Savannah Country Day today.
The Bulloch Academy Gators travel to Waynesboro this Friday night in their first region contest of the year against the Spartans of Edmund Burke Academy. The Gators (3-1-1) enter this contest on a two game winning streak, while the Spartans (0-5) are looking for their first victory of the season. New Spartan Head Coach Aaron Phillips was introduced to region competition last week with a 35-0 loss at the hands of the Patriots of Pinewood Christian Academy, while the Gators are coming off an impressive 39-14 victory in Lyons over the Crusaders of Robert Toombs.
Statesboro head coach Steve Pennington said today's game with Tattnall County will hit closer to home than usual, thanks to Tattnall head coach Jeff Kaiser.
Statesboro High School will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their 2001 state championship football team at halftime during tonight's game against Tattnall County - but the players and coaches from that team will say they've come to celebrate something more than a championship.
BROOKLET - After a disappointing loss last week, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets find themselves tied for fifth place in Region 3-AAA after two games and looking for a win to get back in to the thick of the playoff hunt.
Southeast Bulloch locked up a historic season Wednesday night with a sweep over region rival Jenkins.
Bulloch Academy fell behind twice, but fought back both times to beat Edmund Burke Academy 6-4 in an emotional game that secured the Gators a home playoff game in head coach Kyle Chambers' first season.
BAXLEY - Tupac Lanier racked up a season high 82 yards rushing but it still wasn't enough for Statesboro to knock off Appling County Friday night.
LYONS - The Bulloch Academy Gators brought a smash mouth attitude into Friday night's contest against the Crusaders of Robert Toombs Christian Academy and came away with a 39-14 victory in Lyons.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers opened up a can on Claxton Thursday evening with a 14-2 victory in less than four innings to remain undefeated in region play.
One of the most highly anticipated matchups of the Region 3-AAA schedule takes place tonight as Southeast Bulloch travels to face Jenkins in a game that could determine the region title.
PORTAL - After a week of rest, the Portal Panthers are hoping that a fresh start will help to start building towards what they want to achieve this season.
After losing its third fourth-quarter lead last week against Effingham County, Statesboro High is still looking for answers with a road trip to Appling County ahead of it.
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