Close Encounter: LaGrange Troup County nips Cairo

It wasn’t pretty, gut-tough wins usually aren’t, but LaGrange Troup County wasn’t going for style points. A victory will do, and it was earned 26-17 over Cairo in a Georgia high school football matchup.

LaGrange Troup County drew first blood by forging a 6-2 margin over Cairo after the first quarter.

The Syrupmakers came from behind to grab the advantage 17-13 at halftime over the Tigers.

LaGrange Troup County broke in front at the beginning of the fourth quarter with a 20-17 lead over Cairo.

The Tigers hummed like a well-oiled machine through the fourth quarter, extending the lead with a 6-0 advantage in the frame.

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