Never a doubt: Marietta Lassiter builds early lead, keeps it to stop Marietta Wheeler

Quick starts are great in drag racing and for Marietta Lassiter, which used one on Friday to defeat Marietta Wheeler 16-10 in a Georgia high school football matchup on August 26.

Marietta Lassiter drew first blood by forging a 10-0 margin over Marietta Wheeler after the first quarter.

The Wildcats didn’t give up, slicing the gap to 16-10 at halftime.

Neither defense permitted points in the third and fourth quarters.

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