Royals Fall to West Laurens in Home Opener | HS Sports
Tavon Ross had a 60-yard touchdown run on the opening play of Friday's home opener versus West Laurens. It would prove to be the only highlight. Bleckley's defense would make several stops including a fourth and goal from the two as time expired.
The Raiders tied the game on a short touchdown run with 11:55 left in the fourth. Ti'Jea Randall picked up BC's first first down of the game on a run to their 46. Dre Pitts made a diving catch on the 28 with 3 seconds left. A 45-yard field goal attempt was short.
The game went into overtime. Both teams would start at the 15. WLHS connected on a 29-yard field goal. Bleckley fumbled on their first play to end the game 10-7. The Royals, who held West Laurens to 173 total yards, were held to 106 yards. Ross had 54 of those yards on seven carries.
Bleckley is off until September 21 when they host Dodge County. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m.