West Forsyth Crushes Milton 21-6
The Wolverines were victorious over the Eagles!
The Milton Eagles were hoping for a Homecoming victory on Friday, but their Region 6-AAAAA opponent, the West Forsyth Wolverines, had other ideas.
The Wolverines stayed within a game of first-place Alpharetta in the loss column with a 21-6 win. West Forsyth is now 8-1 overall, 4-1 in the region. Alpharetta, which was idle this week, is 7-1, 4-0.
Milton fell to 2-6, 1-3 in the region.
The Wolverines opened the scoring with a 19-yard touchdown pass from quarterback A.J. Erdely at the 8:10 mark of the first quarter.
On West Forsyth's next possession, the Eagles held the Wolverines on third down to force a punt, which was blocked. Milton recovered the ball on the Wolverines 21-yard line and drove in for a touchdown on a short pass from quarterback Colin McElroy to fullback Kyle LeStrange. A high snap from center resulted in a missed extra point.
West Forsyth lead the Eagles 7-6 at the end of the first quarter.
Neither team could generate much in the way of offense in the second quarter until late when the Wolverines mounted a long drive, capped off by a touchdown on Jake Wieczorek's 7-yard run with 3:04 left in the half.
West Forsyth took a 14-6 advantage into the locker room at halftime.
Neither team was able to score during the third quarter, leaving the Eagles within striking distance going into the final period.
With just over six minutes remaining in the game, West Forsyth went for it on fourth-and-6 in Milton territory. Rather than just picking up the first down, quarterback A.J. Erdely connected on a pass to Wieczorek, who took it in for a touchdown, giving the Wolverines a 21-6 lead with 6:16 remaining in the game.
Milton was unable to answer after that.