Sunday October 1st, 2023 9:51PM

Football: Banks County picks up first win of season; beat Lumpkin 26-16

By AccessWDUN Staff

HOMER — Banks County's first-half performance propelled them to a 26-16 win over Lumpkin County at Leopard Stadium on Friday. 

It was the Leopards' first win of the season.

The first half output helped hold off a Lumpkin County charge in the second half.

In the first half, Bowen Roberts hit Roman Haynes on a 29-yard pass with 8:20 to go in the opening period. Lumpkin County blocked the extra point leaving the Leopards' lead, 6-0. In the second quarter, Andrew Shockley added another touchdown for the Leopards and Roberts added the two-point try to go up 14-0 with 11:45 left.

Roberts scored with 1:23 left in the opening half, giving the Leopards a 20-0 lead. 

In the second half, Lumpkin found some offense --  Cooper Scott hit Will Wood on an 80-yard touchdown pass, a safety and a one-yard Scott run. 


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