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Marion beats ChattCo by
1 point in nail-biter

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From the Aug. 30, 2017 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   Fans got their money's worth last Friday in Eagle Stadium as the game between Marion County High and Chattahoochee County High had plenty of intrigue, controversy, and went down to the wire. In the end it was the Eagles' fans cheering as they scored the winning point with 49 seconds left in the game to take a 13-12 victory.
   "Ugly, ugly, ugly," was how MCHS Head Coach Chris Kirskey described the game, noting the number of penalties (especially facemask flags) his players were hit with, as well as turnovers. However, he added, "I was proud of how our guys fought through all the issues, had their backs to the wall and never quit."
   CCHS Head Coach Drew Fowler said he felt his Panthers were "the better team" and ... The rest of the story.