Northwest wins first playoff game since 2016

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TUNNEL HILL, Ga. (WDEF) — The Northwest Whitfield Bruins took a 13-3 lead over Stephenson into halftime, only to have it erased by 21 unanswered points from the Jaguars in the third quarter. Bruins scored a touchdown with 10 seconds left in the game to go ahead. An unsuccessful final attempt by Stephenson sealed the first round win for the Bruins.

Northwest will go on the road to play Riverdale in the second round next Friday.

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Also in North Georgia, South Atlanta finished Chattooga’s season with a 26-14 win. Heritage got the day extension they were looking for but still fell short to Hapeville, 6-0.

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Angela joined the News 12 team in November of 2017 as the weekend sports anchor and reporter. Angela is a proud member of an Army family, which means she has hometowns all over the Eastern Seaboard. Most recently, she calls Peachtree City, Georgia, home, where she graduated from Trinity Christian School and spent her free time driving her purple golf cart. She then headed to Milledgeville, Georgia, to attend Georgia College and State University. A proud Bobcat, Angela graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Mass Communication and represented her December 2016 class as one of three valedictorians. Angela comes to the Scenic City from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she worked at the NBC affiliate, WMBF News. Before the big move, she worked as Georgia College's Sports Information Assistant, which let her get paid to be the Bobcats' biggest fan. It all started in Savannah, Georgia, though, where she interned for SAV's number one station, WTOC. When she's not working, you can find Angela watching the New York Giants, Rangers or basically any other game that's on. She also loves traveling, hiking and exploring new places, all with her camera in hand. If you have any story ideas, big or small, feel free to reach out to her on Facebook and Twitter, or email her at amoryan@wdef.com."