Columbus Northside claims close encounter of the winning kind over Newnan Northgate

A nook of opportunity was all that was needed and Columbus Northside nabbed it to nudge past Newnan Northgate 33-27 on Oct. 13 in Georgia football.

The start wasn’t the problem for Newnan Northgate, as it began with a 13-7 edge over Columbus Northside through the end of the first quarter.

The Patriots’ offense jumped in front for a 20-13 lead over the Vikings at halftime.

Neither team could gain any advantage in the third quarter.

The Vikings outpointed the Patriots 7-6 in the final quarter, but it was not enough to close the gap.

Last season, Columbus Northside and Newnan Northgate faced off on Oct. 14, 2021 at Columbus Northside High School.

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