All that conditioning paid off as Calhoun Sonoraville tripped Carrollton Central in an overtime marathon for a Georgia high school football victory at Carrollton Central High.
Carrollton Central started on steady ground by forging a 7-0 lead over Calhoun Sonoraville at the end of the first quarter.
Through the early stages of the affair, the Lions controlled the pace, taking a 21-7 lead into intermission.
Carrollton Central had cause for optimism when it began the final quarter on top of Calhoun Sonoraville 21-14.
Nothing was decided in the final quarter, with the Phoenix and the Lions locked in a 21-21 stalemate.
Nothing was decided in the first overtime period, with Calhoun Sonoraville and Carrollton Central locked in a 28-28 stalemate.
The Phoenix got the better of the second overtime-period scoring, finishing the game in style with a 7-6 edge.
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