The Elbert County Blue Devils came away with a victory in the Granite Bowl Friday night over the Jackson County Panthers. This win secures the region title for the Blue Devils.
It would be a tight game to start things off as things were shaping up to be a shootout with the score tied at 14 at the end of the 1st quarter. The second quarter would see the Blue Devils take the upper hand as they would go into the half with a 28-20 lead.
Coming out to start the second half the Blue Devils would extend their lead to 14 going up 34-20; however, the Panthers would answer with a touchdown which would be their last points of the game to take the score to 34-27. The Blue Devils would add two more touchdowns before taking the victory formation. The final score Blue Devils 48 Panthers 27.