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Dooly Tops Vikings

The Treutlen County High School Vikings football team traveled to Vienna on Saturday to take on the Bobcats of Dooly County. It was the second game of the week for Dooly as they defeated Wheeler County on Tuesday earlier in the week. The Bobcats also picked up the win against the Vikings, 28-13. The Vikings struck first in this game. After the defense took the ball over on downs at the Vikings 40-yard line, the offense got to work. They capped off the drive with an 18-yard touchdown pass from Quintez Jordan to Tim Blair. Danny Clements added the extra point, and Treutlen was on top 7-0 late in the first quarter of the game.

Dooly was able to move the ball on their next possession, and just 40 seconds into the seond quarter they tied the game. They scored on a 23 yard run and added the extra point to make it 7-7. The bobcats took the lead with just over seven minutes left in the first half on a 12-yard touchdown pass. With the PAT they were on top 14-7. Dooly threatened again late in the first half, but the Vikings got a fumble inside their 10yard line to hold the Bobcats out of the end zone, but on the first play by the Vikings, an interception was returned 18 yards for a touchdown. With the extra point the Bobcats led 21-7 at halftime. The Vikings picked up another touchdown early in the third quarter on a short run by Jordan. They missed the PAT, but it was now 21-13.

Dooly added one more touchdown in the game with 4:44 left to play on a 7-yard run. That made the score 28-13, which was the final.

Treutlen is now 1-7 on the season and will play their last home game of the season on Friday of this week when they host the Red Devils of Hawkinsville.

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