Scoring 3 touchdowns in the first 4 minutes of the game, the North Gators celebrated homecoming with a 45 to 6 win over Coffee County Middle School on Thursday night in Winchester. Turnovers and big plays doomed the Raider upset and allowed North to run out to a 30 to 0 halftime lead.
After Coffee County fumbled on the opening play from scrimmage, North scored on the ensuing play to take an 8 to 0 lead. After forcing a Coffee County punt, North used 2 plays to score to make it 16 to 0. The Gators then recovered an onside kick and scored again one play later to make it 24 to 0 with 3:54 left in the first quarter. The Raiders scored in the 4th quarter when Kelby Walker scored on a swing pass with 4:40 left in the game to avoid the shutout.
Coffee County is back in action on Tuesday when they welcome Warren County to Carden-Jarrell Field. Opening kick is set for 6:30.