It wasn’t pretty, gut-tough wins usually aren’t, but Temple wasn’t going for style points. A victory will do, and it was earned 35-28 over Lindale Pepperell in a Georgia high school football matchup.
Temple drew first blood by forging a 7-0 margin over Lindale Pepperell after the first quarter.
A halftime tie at 14-14 allowed for a respite as both teams looked to regroup in the locker room.
Nothing was decided in the third quarter, with Temple and Lindale Pepperell locked in a 21-21 stalemate.
The Tigers avoided the brakes and shifted into victory gear via a 14-7 stretch over the final quarter.
The last time Lindale Pepperell and Temple played in a 24-20 game on Sept. 17, 2021.
Recently on Sept. 2, Temple squared off with Summerville Chattooga in a football game.
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