Richmond Hill High School fell 36-29 to Ware County in Waycross on Friday night in a battle between top 10 football teams.
The Wildcats (1-1) were paced by quarterback Tyler Coleman, who completed 11 of 23 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns.
Ashaud Roberson had 26 carries for 126 yards and a touchdown; Kenyan Hunter added 5 carries for 15 yards and a TD. Isaiah Allen and Christian Boggs each caught a touchdown pass in the game, which saw the Wildcats trail 26-14 at the half.
Richmond Hill, ranked No. 4 in AAAAAAA, outscored the Gators 15-10 in the second half.
Ware County improved to 2-0. The Gators are ranked No. 5 in Class AAAAA.
The Wildcats travel Sept. 18 to Wayne County.
Plantation Lumber & Hardware Player of the Game: Tyler Coleman 11/23 Passing 224yds 2td
Final Score: RH 29 (0,14,7,8) Ware 36 (7,19,0,10)
RH Leading Passers: Tyler Coleman 11/23 224yds 2td
RH Leading Rushers: Ashaud Roberson 26 for 126 yds 1TD, Kenyan Hunter 5 for 15yds 2TD
RH Leading Receivers: Isaiah Allen 3 for 78yds 1TD, Jordan Clark 2 for 57yds, Christian Boggs 2 for 33yds 1td
RH Leading Tacklers: Nathan Vickers 7 Total Tackles 3 Sacks, Tommy Bliss 6 Tackles 3 Passes Defensed
RH Special Teams: Britton Williams 3/3 pat