The Aberdeen Tigers football team went against the tenth ranked West Jefferson team Friday, Oct. 2, in Aberdeen. The second ranked Tiger team beat West Jefferson 43-27. The victory puts the Tigers into the state quarterfinals with a 4-0 conference record and a 9-0 overall record for the season.
The Tigers started the game by scoring first within the first minute of the game, but West Jefferson followed suit just a short time later. At the end of the first quarter the score was in the Tigers favor 14-7. Both teams battled back and forth and halftime saw the Tigers up 28-14.
Coming out of the locker room, the Tigers hit a lull in scoring and didn’t make one point in the third quarter. At the end of the third quarter the score was Tigers 28 – Panthers 21. An exciting fourth quarter ensued and the Tigers ended the game with the 43-27 victory.
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