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Richmond Hill drops
Afternoon rains left the Gator field wet and slippery. Bodee Truax help Ashaud Roberson to his feet during Friday’s 39-26 loss to Ware County. - photo by Steve Scholar

 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.

RHHS stats:

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

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