Pleasant Home battled through adversity

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 6, 2018

The Pleasant Home Eagles put up strong fights this season, but ended the year with a 1-9 record.

Pleasant Home had to replace a lot of key players off of the 2017 team that went to the first round of the playoffs.

The Eagles got the season started with a 27-18 loss to newly formed Elberta High School.

Pleasant Home took a week off the following week before falling to Elba 28-14 in the first region game of the year.

The Eagles got another tough opponent the following week as they narrowly fell to Red Level 15-14.

In week five, the Eagles picked up a 34-20 region win over the McKenzie Tigers.

Pleasant Home took on Class 5A Satsuma the following week and went down 54-0.

Georgiana then beat the Eagles 40-0.

Pleasant Home’s playoff hopes were still alive until they fell 20-14 at home to Kinston.

The Eagles looked to play the role of playoff spoilers the next week against Florala, but the Wildcats were able to come away with a 40-0 win.

Pleasant Home wrapped up a region play with a 47-0 loss to Brantley.

In the final game of the year, the Eagles fell to Zion Chapel 34-14.