The top ranked Lamar County Trojans jumped out to an early 14-3 lead but fell behind 17-14 at the half before roaring back to defeat the defending state champion Jefferson Dragons 35-24 at Trojan Field Friday night
The Trojans advance to the semifinals and will play Benedictine of Savannah next week. Both the Trojans and Cadets are #1 seeds and a coin toss will be held Saturday, likely in Dublin, to determine home field advantage. Lamar edged BC last year on a last second field goal by Tyler Scandrett.
Realtime scoring from the sidelines was provided by Walter Geiger.
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YOU KNOW! Trojan fans arrived early, partied at tailgates and got loud as Lamar County dethroned the reigning Class AA state champs at Trojan Field Friday night. (Photo: Walter Geiger)