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St. Pius 49, Grady 16
October 22nd, 2011


By Jeff Haws, for the AJC

If there’s one truism about football, it’s this – without the ball in your hands, you can’t score.

St. Pius scored three touchdowns before Grady ran its second offensive play Friday, turning a battle of unbeatens into an early rout during a 49-16 win.

In a season when the Class AAA No. 2 Lions ran out to a 7-0 record, outscoring their opponents by an average of 35 points per game, this was supposed to be the big test to see just how good they were.

On this night, though, No. 7 Grady (7-1, 4-1 in Region 5-AAA) wasn’t up to the challenge, allowing the Lions to gain 387 rushing yards, along with the inside track for the region’s No. 1 seed.


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