Georgiana falls to Florala

Published 10:34 am Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

The Georgiana Panthers lost their first region game of the season against Florala Wildcats on Friday.

Florala made the first score of the game in the first quarter and led Georgiana 7-0

After getting the ball back at their 32-yard line, the Panther offense successfully ran the ball down the field. After a 40-yard touchdown pass from Jacobie Morgan to Joshua Sims and a successful 2 point conversion, the Panthers led Florala 8-7.

Email newsletter signup

Despite recovering a fumble by Florala, Georgiana was unable to make a first down and turned possession over on downs at the Florala 47-yard line.

The Wildcats offense made a rush to Georgiana’s 20-yard line and later secured a successful 12-yard pass for a touchdown.

After missing the extra point, the Wildcats led 13-8.

The Wildcats scored again with a 45-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter and made the two point conversion. The Wildcats led the Panthers 21-8.

After gaining possession of the ball, the Panthers punted back to Florala at the Florala 35-yard line.

After getting inside the Georgiana 20-yard line and with under three minutes left to go in the first half, Florala scored with a 17-yard touchdown pass.  Florala then led 28-8.

Georgiana received the ball on their 20-yard line. Unable to move the ball, Georgiana punted back to Florala with under two minutes remaining.

The Wildcats then received the ball on Georgiana’s 44-yard line. Inside the Georgiana 20-yard line, the Wildcats scored after a six-yard rushing touchdown.

The first half ended with Florala leading Georgiana 34-8.

At the start of the third quarter, Georgiana kicked off to Florala, with Florala receiving the ball on Georgiana’s 48-yard line.

Florala then completed a 34-yard pass for a touchdown. Florala led 41-8 at the end of the third quarter.

The Panthers secured a 24-yard rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter, but the game ended with a loss of 41-18.

The Panthers will play Kinston in an away game this Friday.