Overtime is just fine for Calhoun in win over Cartersville

Bonus football saw Calhoun use the extra time to top Cartersville 50-48 in Georgia high school football on Sept. 29.

Tough to find an edge early, Calhoun and Cartersville fashioned a 7-7 stalemate through the first quarter.

The Yellow Jackets fought to a 28-14 intermission margin at the Hurricanes’ expense.

Defense ruled the third quarter as Calhoun and Cartersville were both scoreless.

Nothing was decided in the final quarter, with the Yellow Jackets and the Hurricanes locked in a 28-28 stalemate.

Conditioning showed as Calhoun outscored Cartersville 22-20 in the first overtime period.

Last season, Cartersville and Calhoun faced off on Oct. 29, 2021 at Cartersville High School.

In recent action on Sept. 16, Cartersville faced off against Conyers Heritage and Calhoun took on Calhoun Sonoraville on Sept. 16 at Calhoun Sonoraville High School.

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