JASPER, GA- 48 seconds into the game, Murphy Bulldogs quarterback Joey Curry hits Micah Nelson for a 48-yard touchdown pass. “Miss Automatic” Katelyn Jones kicks the extra point, and that put the Bulldogs up early 7-0.
Slade McTaggert came ready to play, intercepting the Falcons on their opening drive for a 20-yard pick 6 for another Murphy Bulldogs touchdown. Jones PAT is good, to put the Bulldogs up 14-0 in the first quarter.
Still in the first quarter of play, Curry throws touchdown number two connecting with Devonte Murray on a 16-yard touchdown pass, adding to their first quarter lead. PAT is good. 21-0 with over 7 minutes to go in the first quarter.
The unstoppable force known as KJ Allen “Bulldogs” his way down the field for an impressive 49-yard touchdown run. Jones is again successful on the extra point, adding to their already impressive lead. At the end of the 1st quarter 28-0 Bulldogs.
On the other side of the ball, McTaggart showing he can play offense, breaking away for a 45-yard dash down the field for another Murphy Bulldogs touchdown. The extra point was no good, giving us a 34-0 score with plenty of time left in the second quarter.
Murray adds to his touchdown total for the night with a turbo boosted gallop into the endzone from 18 yards out. Extra point is good by Jones, Murphy Bulldogs 41, North Georgia Falcons 0 just before the half.
#48 Kyle Wright came out with an unmatched tenacity, and it showed on a 5-yard power run for the game’s final score. Jones was successful on the extra point, and that would be all folks. Final score of this one, Murphy Bulldogs 48, North Georgia Falcons 0.
What the scoreboard doesn’t show is the heart of the Falcons players, coaches, and their fans. They never gave up, they kept on fighting until the end. Late in the fourth quarter they successfully executed a 40-yard fake field goal attempt that resulted in a 1st and 10 inside the Bulldogs redzone.
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