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Appling Co. beats Tide, 35-7
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The Long County Blue Tide fell to Appling County at Home Friday, night suffering a 35-7 loss to the Pirates in Ludowici.

The game was close through the first 35 minutes with the pirates having a 7-0 lead. But with 1:49 left in the third period a Pirate defender picked off a pass thrown by Justin Boyd and raced 46 yards for a score.

Appling scored twice more within two minutes to take a 28-0 command.

Despite being down, the Blue Tide played hard, but never were able to get back in the game.

With the loss, the Tide fell to 0-2 overall and 0-1 in the tough 2-AA Region, while the Pirates improved their overall record to 3-0 and 1-0 in the region.

Read more in Wednesday's Coastal Courier.

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