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ECI Wins Over MCHS

The Eagles of Montgomery County High School hosted the Bulldogs of Emanuel County Institute last Friday night in Mt. Vernon. ECI took the win over MCHS 3414, but the Eagles still snuck into the playoffs and will take on Wilcox County this Friday night in Rochelle at 7:30 p.m.

Against ECI the Bulldogs got on the board first with just under nine minute to go in the first quarter. They added the extra point to lead 7-0. ECI added a second touchdown early in the second quarter as they pushed their lead to 14-0 over MCHS.

The Bulldogs were in complete control as they made it 21-0 with six minutes to go in the first half of the game. They tacked on one more touchdown before the end of the first half to hold a 28-0 lead.

MCHS scored their first touchdown of the game with six minutes left in the third quarter to close the lead to 28-7, and then made it 28-14 with around eight minutes to go in the game.

ECI added another late touchdown with one minute to go as they took the win 34-14 over MCHS. Again the Eagles will play in the first round of the GHSA State Playoffs this week at Wilcox County.

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