Long County High School fell to Toombs County, 33-20, on Friday in Ludowici to drop to 3-4 overall.
The Bulldogs came out fighting and took a 21-0 lead in at the half. In the opening kick of the second half, the Blue Tide’s Josh Berry raced 96 yards for a touchdown. Long County got as close as seven point in the second half, but Toombs County held the home team off to move to 5-2 on the season.
A full story on the game will appear in Wednesday’s Courier.
At halftime Friday, Ashley Nichole Murphy was crowned the 2012 Long County High School homecoming queen. Murphy is a member of the Blue Tide yearbook staff and was selected as best-looking senior superlative for her class. After graduation, she plans on attending college to become a master cosmetologist. She is the daughter of Brian and Kim Murphy and was escorted by her father.
Also on Friday, Taylor Rogers was crowned the junior princess, Taylor McCartney was the sophomore princess, and Adrienna Hall was the freshman princess.
Other members of the royal court were Shavonta Turner, Raven Rose, Tossiana Hamilton, Kirshana Calhoun, Karena Espey, Sari Castillo, Chelsey Poppell, Cheyanne Kuzlik and Ashleah Page.