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Syrupmakers are victorious

Lequinton Williams finds plenty of room to run as the offensive line opens up a huge hole in the Crisp County defense.

The Cairo Syrupmakers scored two touchdowns in the first quarter and held on to beat the Crisp County Cougars Friday night in Cordele 14-7. Lequinton Williams scored on runs of four and 24 yards within 20 seconds of each other.
The Syrupmakers gave up a Cougar touchdown before half which cut the lead to 14-7.  The Cairo defense held Crisp County in check in the second half as the Maker offense struggled with three turnovers, all in the Cougar redzone.  Cairo also had a touchdown called back on a block in the back inthe second half as well.
The Cairo defense had a blocked punt and three interceptions .  The Maker offense had an interception and two fumbles all in the second half.
With the win, Cairo locks up second place in region 1-AAA and will face Westover next Friday night for Homecoming and Senior Night.  The Syrupmakers are now assured a first round home playoff game the following week.

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