Turnovers doom Blue Flame in road loss to Daniel

By Cheri Anthony
Special to The Courier

CENTRAL — The Pickens High School Blue Flame traveled Friday night to the Lions’ den hoping to upend defending Class 3A state champion Daniel.

After a week off, Pickens was back to full strength, with Samuel Maw back on the offensive side of the ball. The team would need to rely on fundamentals and flawless play to keep pace with Daniel’s wide-open offense.

Pickens’ captains for the contest were Jayden Jackson, Sammy Edwards, Eli Roberts and Samuel Maw. Daniel won the coin toss and elected to receive.

The Lions made quick work of their first possession, scoring on a 30-yard touchdown pass from Blaine Simons to Misun Kelley. The

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