Macon Rutland claims close encounter of the winning kind over Macon Central

A win is a win, even if it comes by a narrow margin. That was the result as Macon Rutland defeated Macon Central 26-19 in a Georgia high school football matchup on September 15.

Neither defense permitted points in the first quarter.

The Hurricanes’ offense jumped in front for a 20-12 lead over the Chargers at halftime.

Macon Rutland jumped to a 26-12 lead heading into the fourth quarter.

The Hurricanes chalked up this decision in spite of the Chargers’ spirited fourth-quarter performance.

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