No. 10 Tigers squeak by Geneva, 27-20

Published 12:01 am Saturday, October 3, 2009

The McKenzie Tigers got pushed harder than they have been all season against Geneva County and came away with a 27-20 victory.

“It was a hard-fought game,” said head coach Miles Brown. “We just put ourselves in bad situations.”

McKenzie threw an interception just before halftime, which set up a Geneva County score, and with the Tigers up two scores in the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs returned a kick up the middle of the field.

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“Those were two miscues that gave them points,” Brown said. “We hurt ourselves there, and we also had one touchdown called back for holding.”

The Tigers got a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown from Calvin Henderson, and rushing touchdowns from Freddie Banks and Emmanuel Johnson.

After surviving this week, McKenzie must prepare for a tough region matchup with Brantley next Friday night.