Late touchdowns secure Lions’ big win over Pickens

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

CENTRAL — Gunning for its 28th consecutive win, the Daniel High School football team appeared primed to breeze by Pickens on Friday night at Singleton Field, and a 28-7 halftime lead bolstered that view.

However, things weren’t so simple, with Pickens cutting the Lions’ early lead to 14 points in the third quarter and hauling in Daniel quarterback Blaine Simons’ first interception of the season on the next possession.

Bouncing back, the Lions forced a Blue Flame fumble, and Simons knew he had to make up for his prior mistake when Daniel took

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