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Game slips away from Central
Creekview orchestrates late-minute drive for win
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Forsyth Central running back and quarterback Michael Branigan is tackled by a host of Creekview defenders. - photo by Colleen Bankston
For 46 minutes 40 seconds on Friday night, Forsyth Central had played its most complete game against its most formidable opponent. The Bulldogs had matched sub-region leader and heavy favorite Creekview yard for yard with their feint playoff chances at stake, had taken a fourth quarter lead with just over a minute left and injected a pulse into Bulldogs Stadium. Then, just as swiftly as Central’s hope had grown, it crumbled.