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1998 Lowndes Vikings (10-2)

Date Opponent/Location Result
Sep 4 Warner Robins (8-3) W: 29-7
Sep 11 Northeast (Macon) (1-9) W: 31-14
Sep 18 Thomas County Central (7-5) W: 7-0 (OT)
Sep 25 Lanier County (1-9) W: 49-20
Oct 2 Colquitt County (10-4) W: 13-10
Oct 9 Ware County (2-8) W: 45-17
Oct 16 @ Bainbridge (5-6) W: 31-7
Oct 23 @ Coffee (3-7) W: 49-20
Oct 30 Tift County (4-6) W: 13-10
Nov 13 @ Valdosta (14-1) L: 36-3
Nov 20 Camden County (8-3) W: 15-14
Nov 27 @ Northside (WR) (12-1) L: 41-20

Region games in italics.
Playoff games in bold.

Head Coach: Milt Miller
Total Points For/Against: 305-175
Region: 5-1 (#2 seed)
Opponents Combined Record: 75-62 (.547)

1-AAAA Playoff Seeds:
1. Valdosta (14-1): Beat McEachern 21-7 to win State Championship
2. Lowndes (10-2) Lost 41-20 at Northside in second round
3. Colquitt County (10-4) Lost 35-14 to McEachern in semi-finals
4. Bainbridge (5-6) Lost 25-14 at Brunswick in first round

State Semi-finals (GA Dome):
Mceachern 35, Colquitt County 14
Valdosta 37, Brookwood 7

State Championship:
McEachern 7 at Valdosta 21

All-State Selections:
QB Marcus Bonner (Sr.): AJC, AP
TE Jay Ratliff (Jr.): AJC, AP

Notable Individual Statistics:
(Courtesy of the Lowndes Touchdown Club)

QB Marcus Bonner (Sr.):
Season: 140/257 (54.5 completion percentage), 1837 yards, 14 TDís, 10 INTís
Vs. Lanier County: 9/12, 180 yards, 2 TDís, 0 INTís
At Bainbridge: 9/18, 186 yards, 4 TDís, 1 INT

TE Jay Ratliff (Jr.):
Season: 47 receptions, 687 yards (14.62 YPC), 4 TDís
Vs. Coffee: 5 receptions, 130 yards, 1 TD

RB Nick Howell (Jr.):
Season: 115 carries, 475 yards (4.1 YPC), 5 TDís

AJC Poll Rankings:
Wk 1: #6
Wk 2: 5
Wk 3: 5
Wk 4: 4
Wk 5: 4
Wk 6: 4
Wk 7: 4
Wk 8: 4
Wk 9: 4
Wk 10: 3
Wk 11: 3
Wk 12: 3
Wk 13: 9
Final: 10