Tigers hang tough to take down Wando on the road

The Conway High football team let one slip away last year against Wando. This time the Tigers grabbed a hold and refused to let go until they secured the win.

Conway’s defense pitched a shutout but Wando used its defense to get on the board first on a fumble return for a touchdown. But that was all the Warriors could muster as the Conway defense held firm the rest of the way and gave its offense a chance to do some damage.

Conway’s Antonio Long scored the tying touchdown in the first quarter, and kicker Will Smith’s field goal gave the Tigers their first lead of the game at 10-7. Quarterback D’Wuan Grainger connected with Juwon Moody on a 50-yard strike for a 17-7 halftime lead that stood up through the second half.

The Tigers (2-0) play their third straight road game next week at Wilson.

Photo courtesy of Chuck Silvey

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