Royals varsity prevails in scrimmage versus Irwin County | HS Sports
Cody Evans had a 33-yard touchdown pass to Antavis Robertson and Tae Holiday had a touchdown run as the Bleckley varsity edged Irwin County 14-13 in three quarters of scrimmage football played Friday in Cochran. The Indians had gotten within one on a touchdown run with 2:57 left then recovered a fumbled kickoff on the Royal 35. But the Bleckley defense held on fourth down.
Irwin's Junior Varisty won their quarter 21-0. Bleckley opens the regular season August 22 at home versus Dodge County. Kickoff is 7:30 p.m. A "Royal Walk" is set for 6 p.m. Fans are invited to line up by the fieldhouse to cheer on players as they enter for pregame practice.