Pierce County needed overtime before defeating Oconee County 13-7 Wednesday for Georgia’s 4A state championship, which is the first-ever for the Bears. Oconee County ranked No. 1 in Class 4A.
Running back DJ Bell scored on the Bears’ first offensive play of overtime on a 15 yard run. The sophomore running back had 158 rushing yards and scored both of Pierce’s touchdowns in a game that was scoreless until the fourth quarter.
Football | 3A Championship#PierceCo intercepts #OconeeCo on first play of OT, then scores on a TD run its first play to claim the #3AChampionship 13-7.@GaFarmBureau @WilsonFootball @GPBsports pic.twitter.com/Zbfy5fl3QV— GHSA (@OfficialGHSA) December 30, 2020