Athens Clarke Central finally found a way to top Watkinsville Oconee County 38-31 in a Georgia high school football matchup on Aug. 25.
Neither team dominated early as the two squads struggled evenly to a 14-14 tie through the first quarter.
The Gladiators fought to a 24-14 halftime margin at the Warriors’ expense.
Both teams scored evenly in the third quarter to make it 31-21.
The Gladiators enjoyed a big enough lead to offset the Warriors’ 10-7 advantage in the final quarter.
Last season, Watkinsville Oconee County and Athens Clarke Central squared off on Aug. 26, 2022 at Watkinsville Oconee County High School.
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