North Oconee upends Sandy Creek in state playoffs
Sandy Creek's Roney Howard comes up with a catch in the third quarter against North Oconee in the first round of the Class AAAA state tournament on Friday, November 9, 2018 (photo by Matthew Caldwell/mcaldwell@onlineathens.com)

North Oconee upends Sandy Creek in state playoffs

By Matthew Caldwell

Oconee Leader |mcaldwell@onlineathens.com

North Oconee took advantage of a muffed punt and two interceptions in the third quarter to build a 27-0 lead, and the Titans defeated Sandy Creek 27-8 in the opening game of the Class AAAA state tournament.

“[The defense] played unreal. Our coaching staff has done a good job all year of putting a plan together that gives us opportunities to make plays. To see those kids go out and execute and make the plays they did tonight, it adds more confidence to that side of the ball,” said Titans head coach Tyler Aurandt. “The (more…)

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