Brookstone 35, Marion County 28: Cougars forge tie for top of Region 4-A

October 27, 2012 

BUENA VISTA, Ga. -- Duncan Fletcher ran for three touchdowns and Madison McCluskey ran for two more as Brookstone beat Marion County 35-28 on Friday night at Eagle Stadium.

Fletcher's second run, from 3 yards out, with 11:25 left in the second quarter gave the Cougars a 21-0 lead.

But Marion County fought back as James Taylor scored later in the second quarter and again in the third to pull the Eagles within 7, 21-14.

The two teams traded touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

The win by Brookstone creates a logjam at the top of Region 4-A as the Cougars, the Eagles along with Dooly County and Greenville are all at 4-1.

Friday at Buena VistaBrookstone 14 7 0 14--35

Marion County 0 7 7 14--28First Quarter

B--Duncan Fletcher 5 run (kick good), 9:27

B--Madison McCluskey 71 run (kick good), 6:35

Second Quarter

B--Fletcher 3 run (kick good), 11:25

MC--James Taylor 1 run (AJ Wells kick), 0;34

Third Quarter

MC--Taylor 7 run (Wells kick), 8:51

Fourth Quarter

B--Fletcher 1 run (kick good), 11:54

MC--Markeese Bridges 79 pass from DeMarquez Mallard (Wells kick), 8:07

B--McCluskey 36 run (kick good), 4:44

MC--Johnny Royal 3 run (Wells kick), 3:01

Records: Brookstone 6-2, 4-1 Region 4-A, Marion County 6-2, 4-1. Next: Brookstone, home, vs. Central-Talbotton, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Marion County, home vs. Hawkinsville, Friday, 7:30 p.m.

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