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BLAIRSVILLE – The Dawson County Tigers (4-2, 2-0) rolled off 52 consecutive points to recover from a 7-0 deficit to defeat Union County (4-3,0-3) 52-21 on Friday Night. In the win, Junior Sevaughn Clark and Senior Quarterback Coey Watson racked up over 200 yards of total offense each.  The Tigers taillied 519 yards in total offense.

Union got on the board first on a short drive after a Watson pass was tipped to a defender for an interception. The Panthers took the 7-0 off the first of two Cole Wright passes.  The Tigers started the rally with Payton Allen hitting a 26 yard field goal early in the second quarter.

Dawson continued the rally behind 210 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Clarke and 182 yards from Watson through the air, but it was Robbie Rarick getting the first touchdown on a 12 yard run with 6:07 remaining in the half. After the Allen PAT, Dawson gained the 10-7 lead that would go un-relinquished.

Sevaughn Clark rushes for 210 yards and 2 TDs

Noah Brock returns a blocked punt for a TD

With the defense keeping Union in check , Dawson would get two more scores in the quarter

with Clark’s first TD, an 8-yard run, and a 25 yard Watson-to-Ethan Cameron pass to take a 24-7 lead into the half.

After punting on their initial second half possession, Dawson would roll with a 28 third quarter points.  First with an 8-yard Shawn Thomas run followed by a 58-yard Clark run to go ahead 38-7.  Dawson would get a special teams score when T.J. Wilson blocked a Union punt that Noah Brock returned ten yards for another score.  Rarick closed out the scoring with a one-yard run with 55-seconds remaining in the third.

Union would add two late scores to cut the final gap on the scoreboard.

Dawson will host Fannin next Friday for a homecoming matchup.

Statistics (Unofficial)

Rushing – Dawson: Clark 30-210 2TDs, Thomas 5-41 1 TD, Rarick 9-40 2 TDs, Watson 8-20.

Passing – Dawson: Watson 16-24-1 182yds 1TD

Receiving – Dawson: Cameron5-68 1-TD, Glass 2-48, Hollaway 2-21, Clark 1-26, Thomas 1-14, Bearden 2-14

Scoring Drives:

Q1          3:06        UC          Wright-Smith 3yd TD Pass (Smith PAT)   7-0

Q2          10:55     DC          Allen 26yd FG                                                    3-7

06:07     DC          Rarick 12yd TD   (Allen PAT)                         10-7

03:14     DC          Clark 8yd TD (Allen PAT)                                                17-7

01:22     DC          Watson-Cameron 25yd TD (Allen PAT)   24-7

Q3          07:14     DC          Thomas 8yd TD (Allen PAT)                          31-7

05:42     DC          Clark 58yd TD (Allen PAT)                             38-7

05:12     DC          Brock 10yd TD off Block Punt (Allen PAT) 45-7  (TJWilson Blocked Punt)

00:55     DC          Rarick 1yd TD (Allen PAT)                              52-7

Q4          07:03     UC          Wright-Henfield (Smith PAT)                      52-14

UC          Allison-Sayer 50yd TD (Smith PAT)            52-21

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