The Warren County Screaming Devils traveled to Washington Friday to face the Washington-Wilkes Tigers.

Sept. 20 was homecoming for the Tigers, and the game marked the Screaming Devils’ first region game of the year.

WCHS started off the scoring for the game in the first quarter with a four-yard touchdown run. The PAT was good and WCHS went up 7-0.

WCHS scores again in the second quarter on a two-yard touchdown. However, the PAT was no good. The Screaming Devils kept the Tigers from scoring for the entire first half, and they took a 13-0 lead into halftime.

In the third quarter, Washington-Wilkes found the scoreboard with a three-yard touchdown run. Their PAT attempt was no good, but they were on the board 13-6.

The fourth quarter saw the most scoring of the game. The Tigers scored on a five-yard run with a successful two-point conversion. The Tigers took the lead 14-13. WCHS answered with a 10-yard touchdown run, but the two-point conversion failed, bringing the score to 19-14.

Washington-Wilkes won the game on a seven-yard touchdown run with a successful two-point conversion to bring the final score to 22-19.

According to Hudl, WCHS had 14 passing yards and 261 rushing yards for the game.

Friday’s game will be a rematch with Warren County’s rival Lincoln County. The game will be Sept. 27 at 7:30 pm at Albert J. Massey field in Warrenton.

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