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October 18, 2013

Packers defeat Brunswick 41-16 (UPDATED)

MOULTRIE — Colquitt County broke open a close game with 21 unanswered third-quarter points and defeated Brunswick 41-16 on Friday at Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.

The victory raises the Packers record to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the Region 1-AAAAAA standings.

Colquitt County and Camden County, which was off on Friday, are tied atop the region standings with 3-0 records.

Lowndes, with a 35-10 victory over Coffee on Friday, is third in region at 3-1.

No one else has a winning record. Brunswick is 1-2 as is Valdosta, which defeated Tift County 31-21 on Friday. Tift County is 1-3 and Coffee is 0-4.

The Packers will play host to Valdosta next Friday while Tift County goes to Lowndes and Camden County travels to Brunswick.

Colquitt County quarterback Daniel Mobley completed 13-of-25 passes for 231 yards and four touchdowns as the Packers won their fifth straight game. He also had two possible touchdown passes dropped in the end zone.

Kiel Pollard, who dropped those two passes, redeemed himself by catching five passes for 111 yards and two third-quarter touchdowns.

Todd Boyd, who had missed the most of the game against Lowndes and all of the game against Tift County, had a touchdown reception as did Tim Sanders.

The touchdown catches were the first of the season for both Boyd and Sanders.

Sihiem King got the Packers first score rushed for 128 yards and Jose Vega added field goals of 23 and 48 yards.

Colquitt led 17-8 at the half, but it was two quarters of missed opportunities fort the Packers.

Two potential touchdown passes were dropped in the end zone and the Packers fumbled the ball away on the Brunswick 13.

Colquitt forced Brunswick to punt away its first possession then drove 58 yards on 12 plays to score on a 7-yard run by King with 7:01 left in the first quarter.

The Packers banged out four first downs on the drive and then had three more on its next possession when they drove to the fourth-and-3 at the Brunswick 15.

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