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Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 12:55am

Colquitt Co. Stages Miracle Comeback Win

Updated: 3 years ago.
Photo By Georgia/Florida News

Colquitt County trailed Madison County (Fla.) by nine points with just 1:51 left in the game, but found a way to win. Quarterbacks Cole Segraves and Daniel Mobley led the host Packers on an 88-yard touchdown drive that culminated with a 16-yard touchdown pass from Segraves to Ty Smith with 32.3 seconds left. Trailing 19-17, Colquitt recovered an onside kick and took over at about midfield. After three crucial penalties on the Cowboys, Packers kicker Oscar Luna drilled the game-winning 40-yard field goal with seconds remaining. ... Calhoun trailed 14-0 to visiting Dalton before rallying to score 24 unanswered points. Yellow Jackets quarterback Taylor Lamb was 12-of-17 for 220 yards and a touchdown according to the Dalton Citizen. ... Lowndes coach Randy McPherson won his 100th game at the school with a 45-14 drubbing of Pebblebrook Friday night. The Vikings' defense held the visiting Falcons to zero first-half yards, according to the Valdosta Times. Offensively, Lowndes rushed for 334 yards. ... Effingham County continued their winning ways from last season by defeating Screven County 44-29 in the season opener for both teams. Head coach Rick Tomberlin's team tied Statesboro for the Region 2-AAAA title last season in his first season and expectations are high for his second go-around. Rebels quarterback Cris Harrell was 6-for-6 for 107 passing yards while four different Effingham County backs scored touchdowns. ... Savannah Christian rolled past McIntosh County Academy 30-0 Friday night, as Mark White caught two touchdown passes from quarterback Johnathon Chamblee, who also led the team in rushing with 82 yards. Jalen Myrick had a 40-yard pick-6 for the Raiders. ... Peach County edged Warner Robins 7-6 Friday night in the season opener for the two Middle Georgia programs steeped in tradition. Quarterback Kentel Kendrick connected with Demarcus Robinson with just 48 seconds to play to give the Trojans their only score of the game. Kendrick found Debarriaus Miller twice on third-and-long conversions to keep the game-winning drive alive.

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