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Emanuel County Institute 49, Swainsboro 20

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EMANUEL CO. INSTITUTE 49, SWAINSBORO 20

TWIN CITY, Ga.— Emanuel County jumped out to a big halftime lead and held off Swainsboro.

ECI got two touchdowns from Brian Sutton in building a 28-6 lead at the break. Sutton also scored in the third quarter and finished with 138 yards on 16 carries.

Swainsboro 0 6 0 14 – 20

ECI 13 15 14 7 – 49

First Quarter

ECI–Brian Sutton 7 run (Devin Durden kick), 7:54.

ECI–Durden 34 pass from Rhett Gay (kick failed), 1:14.

Second Quarter

ECI–Jamerius Johnson 7 pass from Gay (Sutton run), 11:21.

ECI–Sutton 5 run (Durden kick), 3:02.

S–Demarius Buley 18 pass Trey Amerson (kick failed), 0:40.

Third Quarter

ECI–Sutton 1 run (kick failed), 9:52.

ECI–Willie Johnson 23 pass from Gay (pass good), 5:16.

Fourth Quarter

ECI–Ricky Lee 1 run (Durden kick), 11:23.

S–Buley 63 run (Quan Aikens kick), 9:27.

S–Timothy Stanford 7 run (Aikens kick), 1:48.


  ECI S
First Downs 25 18
Rushes-Yards 54-280 26-190
Passing Yards 177 144
Comp.-Att.-Int. 7-9-1 9-19-1
Fumbles-Lost 4-1 5-5
Punts-Yards 0-0 1-33
Penalties-Yards 9-90 8-70

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING–Swainsboro: Stanford 12-84, Buley 10-118. ECI: Sutton 16-138, Johnson 12-91.

PASSING–Swainsboro: Amerson 9-19-1 144. ECI: Gay 7-9-1 177.

RECEIVING–Swainsboro: Michael Franklin 4-53, Buley 2-13, Rashad Singleton 2-58. ECI: W. Johnson 3-31, J. Johnson 2-60.

Next: Swainsboro at Valdosta, 8 p.m.

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