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Leesburg vs. Gainesville, High School Football Game

Gainesville Triumphs Over Leesburg In Her First Real Test, 14-0

First Half Saw Yellow Jackets Out Ahead, Unable However, to Score Against
Lighter Opponent, And Second Half Was All Gainesville

By Dan MacMahon
Sports Staff
The Leesburg Morning Commercial
Saturday, October 1, 1927
Updated: Thursday, July 19, 2018, 4:02 p.m.

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Last Quarter

Line plunging made it fourth down and five to go. Brown for Ling and Hunt for McInnis. Failed to gain,
and it was Leesburg's ball. Leesburg failed to gain and kicked. Gainesville's ball on Leesburg's 35-
yard line. Long received, returning the ball with a good exhibition of open field running. Gainesville
fumbled and it was third down, 25 yards to go.

Leesburg's ball on downs. Williams, Leesburg center was playing the game of his life. Leesburg
completed a pass, Brown to Hunt, after having lost five yards on the previous play. Failed to make
ground, so kicked. Kick was almost blocked and went straight up in the air. Gainesville's ball on
Leesburg's 25 yard line. Long again broke away and carried the ball 20 yards for a touchdown. Point
failed, but was allowed, Leesburg offside.     
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This article was provided by Gerald Lacey
Gerald Lacey is the senior sports writer covering Leesburg High School Sports for the ©Carver Heights
Quarterback Club™. You can reach him at:
geraldlacey@leesburgyellowjacketsfootball.com
1927 Leesburg Yellow Jackets Varsity Football Team Member Smith, Leesburg High School, Leesburg Florida