Marietta Wheeler survives close clash with North Atlanta

Olive Oil isn’t as slim as the win Marietta Wheeler chalked up in tripping North Atlanta 20-13 in a Georgia high school football matchup on Sept. 16.

Neither team dominated early as the two squads struggled evenly to a 6-6 tie through the first quarter.

A halftime tie at 13-13 allowed for a respite as both teams looked to regroup in the locker room.

Marietta Wheeler darted in front of North Atlanta 20-13 to begin the fourth quarter.

The scoreboard was in hibernation in the fourth quarter, with neither team scoring.

In recent action on Sept. 2, Marietta Wheeler faced off against Austell South Cobb and North Atlanta took on Douglasville New Manchester on Sept. 2 at Douglasville New Manchester High School.

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