Gordonsville loses in third round to South Pittsburg 37-7

November 23, 2020

The Tigers and Pirates first offensive drives saw both teams fail to get anything going, but Gordonsville was able to get the ball moving late in the first quarter, with Darrel Holt running it in from 30 yards out with one and a half minutes left in the first to make the score 7-0.

South Pittsburg was able to bounce back quick, running the ball to the 9 yard line on the kickoff, followed by a touchdown on the next play to tie the score back at 7-7 with a little over 1 minute left in the first quarter.

The heavyweight fight continued in the second quarter with neither team looking to give in, but it was South Pittsburg that struck the end zone next, running the ball in from 49 yards out with 3:26 left in the second quarter to make the score 14-7. This would wrap up the scoring for the first half.

Gordonsville got the ball to start the second half, but South Pittsburg was able to stop the Tigers and found the end zone just 3 minutes into the third quarter to extend their lead to 21-7 off of another 40 yard touchdown run. This score would stay the same, and Gordonsville had a couple glimpses at narrowing the lead, but were unable to get anything going in the third.

South Pittsburg found the scoreboard again a minute and a half into the 4th quarter, this time off of a field goal attempt that made the score 24-7.

South Pittsburg was able to step up and ward off any comeback attempts by Gordonsville, and the Pirates extended their lead by scoring two more touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make the final score 37-7.