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Covington Eastside outlasts Flowery Branch in classic clash

By Sports Bot,


Covington Eastside took extra time to beat Flowery Branch 39-32 in a Georgia high school football matchup on Sept. 22.

The first quarter gave Covington Eastside a 20-0 lead over Flowery Branch.

The Falcons drew within 26-7 at the intermission.

Nothing was decided in the third quarter, with Covington Eastside and Flowery Branch locked in a 29-29 stalemate.

Nothing was decided in the fourth quarter, with the Eagles and the Falcons locked in a 32-32 stalemate.

Offense was nothing but a rumor in the first overtime period, as neither squad scored.

The Eagles got the better of the second overtime-period scoring, finishing the game in style with a 7-0 edge.

Last season, Covington Eastside and Flowery Branch faced off on Sept. 22, 2022 at Covington Eastside High School.

In recent action on Sept. 8, Covington Eastside faced off against Covington Alcovy .

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