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Richmond Hill falls to Ware County
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Ware County running back D.J. Simon gives a shove to Josh Washington's face mask as he attempts to break a tackle. - photo by Photo by Bryan Browning

Richmond Hill’s first road test of the season proved to be a tough one.

After opening the season with two home wins, the Wildcats lost 51-24 at Ware County on Friday.

Richmond Hill fell to 2-1 on the season and 1-1 in Region 3-AAAAA. Ware County, the three-time defending region champion, improved to 4-0 and 2-0.

Xavier Bryant-Long completed 9 of 12 passes for 117 yards for RHHS.

Aaron Bedgood piled up 117 yards and a touchdown on two receptions, and Sam James had a team-high five catches for 76 yards.

Maurice Smith was the Wildcats’ leading rusher with 32 yards and a touchdown.

Josh Washington returned a fumble 86 yards for a touchdown to go along with his nine tackles, including six solo stops.

Richmond Hill will be back home next Friday to face Glynn Academy at 7:30 p.m.

For more, see Thursday’s edition of the Bryan County News.

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