Check the pacemakers: Waynesboro Burke County needs overtime to down Watkinsville Oconee County

Regulation was not enough time to decide a winner here, but Waynesboro Burke County finally eked out a 28-21 verdict over Watkinsville Oconee County on Sept. 16 in Georgia football.

Watkinsville Oconee County showed it was ready to play, using an early thrust to carve out a 7-0 advantage over Waynesboro Burke County as the first quarter ended.

An intermission tie at 7-7 allowed for a respite as both teams looked to regroup in the locker room.

Nothing was decided in the third quarter, with Waynesboro Burke County and Watkinsville Oconee County locked in a 14-14 stalemate.

Nothing was decided in the final quarter, with the Bears and the Warriors locked in a 21-21 stalemate.

Waynesboro Burke County got the better of the first overtime-period scoring, finishing the game in style with a 7-0 edge.

In recent action on Sept. 2, Watkinsville Oconee County faced off against Eatonton Putnam County.

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