Valdosta powers past Houston County

Things that unravel.

Mysteries. Tangles. Houston County games against Valdosta. Or so it appeared Friday in Freedom Field as the Bears fell to the Wildcats 55-14.

It all started out competitive enough.

Valdosta scored on its opening drive: 65 yards, nine plays and a 7-0 lead. Houston County answered: 80 yards, six plays and a 40-yard run by Wesley Steiner for the touchdown. 7-all with just over five minutes elapsed.

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From there, Valdosta scored and scored and scored. By the time the first quarter was up, Houston County was down 20-7. By the half it was 42-7.

The Bears were able to add a touchdown in the second half but that early damage had obviously taken its toll.

The loss left them at 2-5 overall, 0-1 in Region 1-AAAAAA. The Wildcats improved to 4-3, 1-0.