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CJ Allen exults after stuffing a two-pointer by Upson-Lee to close out Friday's wild victory. (Photo: Walter Geiger)

Late stand preserves 21-20 win for LC

The #8 Lamar County Trojans outlasted the Upson-Lee Knights 21-20 Friday night in a thriller at Thomaston’s Matthews Field.

U-L scored with just over four seconds left and, to their credit, went for two and the win. CJ Allen and Jordan Glover stuffed the attempt to preserve the win for LC.

U-L ran a hybrid Notre Dame box/single wing offense that gave them complete control of time of possession after LC’s first 14-play drive. Lamar held the ball for only 1:16 in the third period.


4:46 1st: LC 7 UL 0: Ty Head one yard TD run. Josh Moore PAT.

0:52.1 1st: LC 14 UL 0: Jordan Glover 10-yard TD run. Moore PAT.

Lamar’s defense, including Hunter Hammock, was exhausted and cramping up in the final minutes but came through in the end to preserve the victory. (Photo: Walter Geiger)

:43.8 3rd: LC 14 UL 6: UL 8-yard TD run. PAT blocked.

7:10 4th: LC 14 UL 14: UL 1-yard TD run. Two point PAT good.

4:07 4th: LC 21 UL 14: CJ Allen 44-yard TD run. Moore PAT.

0:04.2 4th LC 21 UL 20: UL 8-yard TD pass. Two point PAT failed.

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