By Rob Tetro
The Fulton varsity football team came away with a memorable win in its season opening game against Fowler Sept. 6.
Despite facing numerous challenges throughout the game, the Red Raiders never backed down. Trailing by 7 points during the fourth quarter, Fulton forced a pivotal turnover which allowed them to tie the game in the final seconds of regulation.
After stopping Fowler during the first possession of overtime, Sophomore Quarterback Cody Green threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Chris Jones to cap off the 34-28 win.
The Red Raiders began their season by receiving the opening kickoff. However, four plays into Fulton’s first drive of the season, Fowler caught a break. Fulton fumbled the ball at midfield with 10:36 left in the first quarter. Fowler took over with solid field position in what proved to be an opportunity they would capitalize on.
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