Franklin Co. 12, Jefferson Co. 8

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 9, 1999

Even though Jefferson County had more total yards than Franklin County, Franklin County won the game 12-8 Friday night.

Jefferson County outgained Franklin County 207-141 in total yards. All of Franklin County’s yards came on the ground.

What hurt Jefferson County the most were penalties, in which it committed 21 for 180 yards.

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Wade Woodcock had 14 carries for 94 yards and scored on a two-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

Jefferson County took the lead on a 42-yard pass Darrell Ingram to Derrick Culbert. The two-point conversion was good. Franklin County then scored the final points of the game in the third quarter on a 45-yard run by Wes Hickingbottom.

Franklin County improved to 2-4 overall and 2-0 in Division 6-3A and will play Hazlehurst next Friday. Jefferson County dropped to 0-6 overall and play its homecoming game next Friday night against North Pike.