Waynesboro Burke County left no doubt on Friday, controlling Watkinsville Oconee County from start to finish for a 49-17 victory in a Georgia high school football matchup on Sept. 15.
Tough to find an edge early, Waynesboro Burke County and Watkinsville Oconee County fashioned a 7-7 stalemate through the first quarter.
The Bears’ offense pulled in front for a 28-7 lead over the Warriors at halftime.
Watkinsville Oconee County trimmed the margin in the third quarter to make it 28-10.
The Bears got the better of the fourth-quarter scoring, finishing the game in style with a 21-7 edge.
Last season, Waynesboro Burke County and Watkinsville Oconee County squared off on Sept. 16, 2022 at Waynesboro Burke County High School.
Recently on Sept. 1, Watkinsville Oconee County squared off with Eatonton Putnam County in a football game.
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