Greenville tames Tallassee

Published 1:20 pm Thursday, November 11, 2021

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The Greenville Tigers started off the playoffs with a 32-0 win against Tallassee.

Greenville applied pressure right from the start, keeping Tallassee caged and unable to move the ball.

With three minutes left in the first quarter, Laquan Robinson made a seven-yard run to the end zone for the Tigers.

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The Tiger’s two-point conversion attempt was unsuccessful.

After blocking a punt by Tallassee, Tigers defensive back Johnathan Purifoy Jr. took it to the house after a 30-yard run.

There was no score in the second quarter.

At halftime, the Tigers led Tallassee 12-0.

The Tigers received the second-half kickoff.

Following Purifoy’s turnover at the 35-yard line halfway through the third quarter, the Tigers made it a three-possession game when Ronald Davis ran two yards to the end zone.

The Tiger’s two-point conversion attempt was unsuccessful.

Toward the end of the third quarter, a touchdown pass from Andre Davidson to Robinson put the Tigers at a 24-0 lead.

Robinson then successfully secured the two-point conversion.

Halfway into the fourth quarter, Robinson scored the final touchdown of the night.

Tallassee fought for the remainder of the fourth quarter.

With the win, the Tigers are now 8-3 for the season.

The Tigers will face the UMS-Wright Prep Bulldogs in the second round of the 5A playoffs this Friday.