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East Coweta, Trinity get victories


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  • Sep. 23, 2019 - 2:13 PM

East Coweta, Trinity get victories

The Newnan Times-Herald

Here is a look at Friday’s results for high school football teams in Coweta County.

East Coweta 42, North Cobb 23: North Cobb came into Friday night’s game undefeated, East Coweta was looking to find some magic with its offense and win for the first time this season.

The Indians came into the road contest being outscored 98-12 through their first three games.

In the end, something clicked for East Coweta and it left with a dominating victory, winning the non-region game to improve to 1-3.

The offense which was trying to find some identity did so and finished with 338 yards.

Jayland Rivers was the catalyst on offense with three touchdowns and over 140 yards.

East Coweta is off next week, but travels to McEachern in two weeks.

“I am so proud of these kids,” East Coweta head coach John Small said. “They just believe it the process. They have worked so hard.”

Trinity 39, Mt Vernon 38 (OT): The Trinity Lions opened Region 5-1A play in style Friday night, winning the game 39-38 in overtime, but the contest had plenty of drama.

After Mt. Vernon went ahead 38-31 with its first possession in overtime,Trinity sophomore quarterback David Dallas scored a touchdown for the Lions on a four-yard run, but instead of trying to kick the extra point to send the game into a second extra period, his father, head coach Kenny Dallas, elected to go for two and win the game.

Trinity converted the two-point conversion to seal the victory and stay unbeaten at 4-0 overall and 1-0 in league play.

David Dallas passed for 303 yards and a touchdown to his brother Joshua Dallas.

Mt. Vernon led 21-17 at the half.

Trinity field goal kicker Noah Maupin cut into the lead right before the break with a 37-yard field goal.

The Mustangs took a 31-17 lead in the third quarter, but the Lions scored the next two touchdowns.

David Dallas’ second touchdown run from 5-yard out cut the lead to 31-23 when the extra point failed.

Ed Berry helped send the game into overtime with a 2-yard run. Trinity added the extra point to even the score at 31-all.

Joshua Dallas caught 10 passes to spark the Lions’ air attack.

Tyson Wall had seven tackles to lead the defense.

Trinity gets back into action next week when it plays host to Class A-Private School champion

Creekside 41, Northgate 0: : It started with a pick 6 for Creekside and it went downhill for Northgate from there as the Seminoles turned a 34-0 lead at the half into a Region 5-6A win.

The Seminoles ended the game with three interceptions as the Vikings were left winless, dropping to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in Region 5-6A play.

Northgate returns home to play South Paulding next week.

Creekside improved to 2-2 and 2-0 in the region.

Valwood 22, Heritage 21: After shutting out its last three opponents, the Heritage Hawks’ streak came to an end with a tough one-point loss in Valdosta.

Heritage led 21-19 heading into the fourth quarter, but couldn’t maintain the lead and dropped the one-point heartbreaker.

Heritage trailed 12-7 at the half, and grabbed the lead after outscoring Valwood 14-7 in the third quarter.

With the loss, Heritage dropped to 3-2 overall. They return home to play Southland