Blue Flame dominate up front to move to 2-0

By Cheri Anthony
Special to The Courier

PICKENS — After opening the season with a win over Crescent, Pickens looked to stay unbeaten and add another game to the win column against Franklin County (Ga.) last Friday night.

Playing without injured running back Samuel Maw, the Blue Flame used a “next man up” attitude against the Lions, and not even lightning could stop the Pickens running game, which tallied 505 yards on 57 carries in a decisive 42-17 victory.

“Our offensive line totally dominated,” Pickens coach Chad Smith said. “That, along with Jaden Jackson’s hardnosed running and Jacob Lewis’ ability to read blocking on the outside to give himself an

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