Marietta Kell comes from behind to stop Acworth Allatoona 41-29

Marietta Kell dug itself out of a first-quarter hole and pulled away a 41-29 win over Acworth Allatoona on Aug. 25 in Georgia football.

Acworth Allatoona started on steady ground by forging a 15-14 lead over Marietta Kell at the end of the first quarter.

The Longhorns’ offense darted in front for a 28-22 lead over the Buccaneers at halftime.

Marietta Kell darted to a 35-22 lead heading into the final quarter.

The Buccaneers rallied in the final quarter, but the Longhorns skirted trouble with just enough offense to thwart all hopes.

The last time Marietta Kell and Acworth Allatoona played in a 21-9 game on Aug. 26, 2022.

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