By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support local journalism.
Dawson County football gets first official win
IMG 9947
Luke Martin celebrates on Sept. 2 after his interception against the Chattooga Indians. The Tigers won 30-8 on the road. - photo by Amy French Dawson County News


Dawson County football earned their first official win Friday night on the road against the Chattooga Indians.


The Dawson County defense was sound against the Indian's offensive duo-quarterback Isaac Foster and running back Isaiah Foster.


Noah Brock and Luke Martin had early stops for the Tiger D.


The Indians had a couple of early penalties and a fourth down conversion before punting it away.


On the offensive side of the ball, Coey Watson connected early and often with his favorite target Austin Young.


Kolton Brumbelow pulled in the first of four catches on the night after a Tiger timeout.


Dawson would then turn to the ground game with multiple carries by Taylor Cronan before Watson would get inside the 10-yard line on a keeper.


Watson kept it for a touchdown on the following play and Ryan Glass got the two-point conversion.


The defense held against the Indians.


During the next possession, Watson scrambled for a second touchdown and with 26 seconds in the first quarter the Tigers were up 15-0.


After another stout defensive stand, the Tigers drove from the 49-yard line. The drive ended with a Watson pass complete to Nick Murphy for a touchdown.


The defense continued its effective handling of the Indian offense with stops by Martin, Jordan Hannah and Jeremy Whalen.

The next series saw completed passes to Cronan and Brumbelow and a converted fourth down before a tipped pass from Watson was intercepted by the Indians.

Brock batted down a Foster pass and made the tackle on the following play to deflate the Indian offense.

After a Chattooga timeout, Martin intercepted Foster to put Dawson County back in control.


The Tigers added a field goal to go up 24-0 at half.


On the opening drive of the second half, Watson had completions again to Young and Murphy before he found Young in the back of the end zone for another touchdown.


The defense forced a three and out and the Indians returned the favor on the following possession.


The next drive by the Indians would include their only scoring for the night after an Isaiah Foster 89-yard run to the one-yard line. Foster got in on the keeper and the Indians added two more.


Dawson County continued to dominate on both sides of the ball on their way to a 30-8 win on the road. The Tigers, now 1-0, will have a bye next week. They play again at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 9 at West Hall.

Check Wednesday's edition of the Dawson County News for complete football coverage. 

 

 

 

COVID-19 NEWS