Friday, December 09, 2011

Fourth Time is the Charm for Calhoun Against #9 Buford in Georgia AA Championship

by Jeff Fisher
High School Football America

After three straight losses to Buford in Georgia's AA championship games, Calhoun broken through on Friday with a 27-24 overtime win over the Wolves.

Calhoun, which captured its first state title since 1952, almost lost its fourth straight title game to Bufrod when it squandered a 24-10 lead with two minutes to play.  Buford tied the game with 39 seconds to go in regulation when Dillon Lee returned a blocked punt for a TD.

Calhoun beat the Wolves, ranked #9 by MaxPreps, in the first overtime when Adam Griffith kicked his third field goal of the night.

Last year's game also when to overtime before Buford won 31-24.

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