High school football scrimmages are viewed in different ways for different teams.
Some view them as nothing more than a glorified practice, only with another team. Some simply try to avoid injuries.
To some teams, however, having success is vital for confidence. Such was the case for the Apalachee High School football team which defeated North Oconee 7-0 in its preseason event last Friday. For a program which is struggling to win, having success is always a positive thing.
“It was just a scrimmage but for us to go and have success is a big step in the right direction for our kids,” said second-year AHS coach Steve Sims. “The main thing is that we played hard and played a competitive game. We still have a lot of work to do and things to fix, but to play with an opponent of that caliber is a step in the right direction.”
The Wildcats have two weeks between their scrimmage and regular season opener on Aug. 26 against River Ridge High School.
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