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Thursday September 19th, 2019 8:57AM

Hart County uses big second half to beat Commerce

By AccessWDUN Staff

HARTWELL — The offensive stats were close, but the score was not as Class A No. 5-ranked Commerce fell to Class 3A Hart County, 40-20, Friday night on the road. 

The Bulldogs (3-0) outgained Commerce (2-1) by just 15 yards, 325-300, but that didn't matter on the scoreboard. Hart outscored Commerce 26-10 in the second half to beat the Tigers. 

Sam Roach led the Tigers with 16 carries for 131 yards and a touchdown.

Malachi Thomas led the Bulldogs with 147 yards on 13 carries and three touchdowns.

Commerce's Diaz booted a 20-yard field goal before the half to make it a one-point game, 14-13 -- the closest the Tigers would get.  

The Bulldogs came out in the second half and didn't waste any time, putting together a one-minute, 55-yard scoring drive. 

The Tigers only score in the second half came with 3:31 left on a Roach 15-yard run. 

Commerce is off next week.

 

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