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Northside Eagles vs. Tucker Tigers

November 17, 2017

Game Recap

Game Recap

Northside’s 2017 season ended with a tough 28-7 loss at Tucker to the top-ranked Tigers. The Eagles took the opening kickoff of the game and put together a 15-play, 72 yard drive culminating in Marcus Jolly’s 3 yard TD run. Cory Munson’s PAT made the score 7-0 with 4 minutes left in the first quarter. After an exchange of punts, the Tigers tied the game on a 17 yard TD pass with 7:33 left in the second quarter. Northside fumbled the ball away on its own 31 yard line on the first play from scrimmage after receiving the kickoff, but the Eagle D stiffened and forced a Tucker punt. A nine play Eagle drive also resulted in a punt back to Tucker and the first half ended with the long-time playoff rivals tied at 7.

The second half began with an exchange of punts before Tucker took the lead on a 19 yard TD pass after a 6-play, 60 yard drive with 5:18 left in the third. The Eagles started their next drive on their own 35 and behind the running of Jolly and Eric Smith, drove the ball down to the Tiger 8 yard line in 7 plays before a devastating fumble stopped Northside from tying the game at the 2 minute mark of the third quarter. The Tigers then showed their top-ranked mettle by scoring 2 touchdowns to put the game away.

Northside’s season ends with a 8-4 record. Three of the losses were to teams playing for state championships and the fourth being to the semi-finalist Tucker Tigers.
Line Score

Line Score


Individual Stats


Jolly, Marcus13881
Smith, Eric20600
Grayer, Jay1100
Daniels, Jadin3-20


Jolly, Marcus242600
Daniels, Jadin261400


Phillips, Kobie2260
Jolly, Marcus2140


Munson, Cory3106

Team Stats

Statistic NHS Opp
First Downs 11 21
Penalties-Yds 3-25 10-100  
Fumbles-Lost 4-2 0-0  
Rushes-Yds 37-156 39-227
Avg Yds per rush 4.2 5.8
Pass Comp-Att-Yds 4-10-40 14-17-149
Pass Comp% 40% 82.4%
Pass TD-Int 0-0 2-0  
Pass Yds per att 4 8.8
Total Off Plays 47 56
Total Off Yards 196 376
Avg Yds per play 4.2 6.7

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