North Georgia Defeats Holy Spirit 24-19
8/31/2015 ~ by Roger McDaniel
The Falcons opened the season with a hard fought victory over Holy Spirit Academy.
FB David Richards scored from 31 yards on a run up the middle to give North Georgia a 6-0 lead in the first quarter. Holy Spirit came right back but settled for a 25 yard field goal to make it 6-3.
Holy Spirit scored on a touchdown pass to make it 10-6, but the Falcons responded with a 20 yard touchdown run by Scott Richards. 12-10 Falcons.
Before the half, QB Gadi Gonzalez threw a 28 yard TD pass to Junior Lazalde to put the Falcons up 18-10.
In the 3rd quarter, Holy Spirit booted a 30 yard field goal to close the score to 18-13.
Early in the 4th quarter, Scott Richards scored again this time from 11 yards to give the Falcons a 24-13 lead.
With time down to under 2 minutes in the game, Holy Spirit was able to score to make it 24-19, but was unable to score again as time ran out.