The Dawson County High School Junior Varsity football team opened the season against Lumpkin County Sept. 3 at home.
Despite a great effort the Tigers fell short by a score of 26-0.
The first quarter was scoreless, with neither able to enter the end zone.
Lumpkin County got on the scoreboard on the first play of the second quarter at the 9:54 mark.
The two-point conversion was unsuccessful.
The Indians held a 6-0 lead.The Indians picked up a second score on a 31-yard touchdown pass with 6:35 left before halftime.
Once again the two-point conversion failed, but Lumpkin forged ahead 12-0.
The junior varsity Indians scored again with 1:20 left in the second quarter on a 3-yard run.
This time the two-point conversion was good and Lumpkin County went into the locker room with a 20-0 lead.
Lumpkin County added another score at the 5:48 mark in the third quarter. The extra point was no good and the final score was 26-0.
With the loss, Dawson County is 0-1 on the season.
Tomorrow the Tigers will travel to Jasper for a 5:30 p.m. start against Pickens County High School.