Red zone misery caught up to Elbert County Friday night as Madison County utilized three fourth quarter special team plays to upset the host 17-15.
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Elbert utilized 10 ball carriers in its 21-7 mistake-riddled victory over Washington-Wilkes Friday night, but the Blue Devils lost one in Tigers Stadium.
For the first time in 72 years, the Elbert-Hart contest failed to crown a winner, and the two teams walked out of the newly remodeled Herndon Stadium tied 13 apiece.
Granite Bowl visitors witnessed a high scoring, gridiron-get-together Saturday night during Elbert’s preseason scrimmage against Westside High School.
On the first official day of pads, fired up coaches left no doubt how they felt. “Our effort has got to get better,” said head coach Sid Fritts after Elbert’s lackadaisical morning session.