North Hall defeated Class 7A Cherokee 27-17 on Friday at The Brickyard in Gainesville. North Hall (3-0) trailed 10-6 at the end of the first half.
“In the second half they found a way to make plays,” North Hall coach David Bishop said. “I am so proud of my kids, the way the fought back.”
JT Fair made a big play for North Hall when he returned a 91-yard kickoff at the beginning of the second half for a score. David Seavey rushed for 40 yards and two touchdowns for the Trojans. Daniel Jackson finished the night with 78 yards and a touchdown for North Hall. Seavey and Jackson each racked up nine tackles for the Trojans defense.
Next up, North Hall visits White County on Sept. 14 in Cleveland.