A closer look at the scoring in Lowndes’ 92-61 win over Hillgrove

FootballLowndes defeated Hillgrove 92-61 on Friday in the highest-scoring game in state history. The previous highest-scoring game was Douglas A&M’s 144-0 victory over Ocilla in 1922. The Lowndes-Hillgrove game marked the sixth time that two teams scored 60 or more points in the same game, the first since Pierce County beat Jenkins 64-62 last season. Consider that 50 years ago, Lowndes scored only 78 points in its entire first varsity season of 1966. In this game, Lowndes once scored 22 points in just 46 seconds. Here is the scoring summary of the historic game. For the full box score, see Lowndes’ game report on the Viking Voice.

First quarter

L – Michael Barrett 50 run (Colton Broome kick), 11:41 [7-0]

H – Jonathan Elder 27 pass from Hunter Arters (Jason Pierce kick), 9:34 [7-7]

L – J.D. Lee 2 run (run failed), 6:30 [13-7]

L – Barrett 9 run (pass good), 5:25 [21-7]

H – Chigoziem Okonkwo 61 pass from Arters (Pierce kick), 4:44 [21-14]

L – Tyson Harris 18 pass from Barrett (Broome kick), 2:21 [28-14]

H – Deonta Coker 3 pass from Arters (Pierce kick), 0:27 [28-21]

Second quarter

H – Arters 2 run (kick failed), 10:04 [28-27]

L – Travis Tisdale 68 run (Broome kick), 9:00 [35-27]

L – Tisdale 1 run (Broome kick), 6:41 [42-27]

L – Harris 24 pass from Barrett (run good), 6:19 [50-27]

L – Barrett 23 run (run failed), 4:09 [56-27]

H – Cameron Connally 16 pass from Arters (kick failed), 0:45 [56-33]

Third quarter

H – Jaylen McCollough 2 run (Luis Garcia-Cano kick), 9:56 [56-40]

H – Okonkwo 23 pass from Arters (Garcia-Cano kick), 8:33 [56-47]

H – Okonkwo 8 pass from Arters (Garcia-Cano kick), 3:56 [56-54]

L – Tayvonn Kyle 42 pass from Barrett (Broome kick), 0:30 [63-54]

Fourth quarter

L – Harris 59 pass from Barrett (Broome kick), 9:27 [70-54]

H – Connally 16 pass from Arters (Garcia-Cano kick), 8:08 [70-61]

L – Tisdale 48 run (Broome kick), 6:52 [77-61]

L – Jaharie Boone 67 interception return (run good), 6:39 [85-61]

L – Harris 34 interception return (Broome kick), 6:13 [92-61]

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