Chipley Tigers’ make aggressive comeback, defeats Cottondale Hornets 46-22

Published: Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 12:06 AM.

The Hornets quickly retaliated as Hornet #4, Sheldon Vann, ran a 53-yard touchdown with 3:03 left in the first half, however with an unsuccessful attempt at a two-point conversion the score was 30-14.

In the third quarter the Hornets made the first touchdown of the second half as Hornet #5, Norris Calhoun, ran a 50-yard touchdown and with a successful two-point conversion with a pass from Hornet #7, CJ Smith, to Calhoun the Hornets were gaining ground with a score of 30-22.

The Tigers responded with even more aggression, with Tiger #5, Carlon Smith, making a 40-yard play followed by a touchdown by Tiger #72, Tyler Pettis and a successful two-point conversion with a pass from Tiger #11, Jordan Finch, to Wilson the score was 38-22 with 2:20 left in the third quarter.

Tiger #60, Allen Sisson, successfully pushed back the Hornet’s quarterback, Smith, by 30 yards. Smith sustained some injuries and after a moment down he left the game due to injuries.

In the beginning of the final quarter the Tigers recovered a fumble and Hornet #20, Tony Caruso, left the game due to injuries.

Tiger #17, Alexander O’Neal, intercepted the Hornets to successfully complete a 40-yard touchdown with 9:51 left in the game and with a successful two-point conversion the score was 46-22, which the Tigers held for the remainder of the game.

“We’re proud to get this win,” said Chipley High School’s Head Coach Chip Harris. “We’re glad to be back on the winning track. The boys played hard and now we’re going to see what we can do to get even better.”

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