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Tigers edge Cowboys, 21-20

Ragsdale senior receiver Tyrell Carmichael runs for the Tigers’ first touchdown on a 21-yard reception from quarterback Bryson Serrano. Photo by Joe Daniels/Carolina Peacemaker.[/caption]

The Ragsdale Tigers came through with a defensive stand in the last closing seconds and edged nonconference rival Southwest Guilford on Friday, March 5 at Kenneth T. Miller Stadium.

The Tigers built a 21-6 half time lead on two touchdown passes, an interception and a safety on a blocked punt. The Cowboys scored once in the third and late in the fourth, but missed two critical PAT.

The Cowboys fell to 0-2, while the Tigers improved to 1-1.