CLERMONT, Ga. — Cedar Shoals led from start to finish Friday night in The Brickyard, taking down North Hall, 28-14.
The visitors got to the scoreboard first after a scoreless first quarter with back-to-back touchdown passes from Mandrell Glenn to Devin Hester totake a 14-0 lead with 6:58 to play before halftime. The Trojans answered with a 1-yard score from Tate Ruth to cut the lead in half.
Cedar Shoals punched back on the opening drive of the second half as Glenn found Jason Massey for 44 yards and a 21-7 lead. Walker Davis scored on a 1-yard run early in the fourth to trim the lead to 21-14, but Cedar Shoals answered just 12 seconds later on another long pass to Hester to seal the win.
Ruth finished with 216 yards on 30 carries, while Glenn was 11-for-23 for 291 yards and four touchdowns for Cedar Shoals.
The Trojans will take on East Forsyth on the road next week.