Macon Northeast ignored the “slow and steady wins the race” mantra, overpowering Columbus Kendrick 49-16 in Georgia high school football action on Oct. 7.
Macon Northeast opened with a 27-0 advantage over Columbus Kendrick through the first quarter.
The Raiders fought to a 42-0 halftime margin at the Cherokees’ expense.
Defense ruled the third quarter as Macon Northeast and Columbus Kendrick were both scoreless.
The Cherokees tried to respond in the final quarter with a 16-7 flurry, but the game was a fait accompli.
In recent action on Sept. 29, Macon Northeast faced off against Macon Central and Columbus Kendrick took on Macon The Academy for Classical Education on Sept. 29 at Columbus Kendrick High School.
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