Eagles beat Tigers in slug fest

Staff Report

Dripping Springs’ football season came to an end in a 63-56 slugfest against the Georgetown Eagles Friday at home.

The Eagles outscored the Tigers 21-0 in the first quarter and the Tigers were behind the remaining three quarters of the game. The Tigers outscored the Eagles in the second and third quarters (21-14 and 28-21 respectively), but were unable to make up for the shutout in the first quarter.

Key turnovers gave the Eagles a head start and the Tigers were unable to recover. 

Tiger junior Austin Novosad had 25 completed passes, for 388 yards for the game, and Georgetown’s Darson Herman completed 20 passes for 328 yards.

In the Tigers’ first possession in the third quarter, the ball was snapped over Novosad’s head and Georgetown’s AJ Bradshaw recovered the fumble.

The Tigers finished their season with a record of 10-1. The Eagles (6-5) will play Fort Bend Hightower at 6 p.m. Nov. 19 at Katy Legacy Stadium. Hightower has a record of 9-2.

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