The DeKalb County Tigers, who led most of the game, watched it slip away Friday night as the Hixson Wildcats came from behind on their home field to win 22 to 21.
The loss drops the Tiger record to 3-3 on the season.
DeKalb County took a 2 to nothing lead late in the first period when Hixson's Curtis Flanagan recovered his own fumble in the Wildcat endzone for a Tiger safety. That was the score at the end of the first period.
The Tigers dodged a bullet with 2:38 to go in the second quarter as an eight yard touchdown run by Hixson's Curtis Flanagan was negated by a penalty on Hixson.
Justin Matheson also misfired on a 33 yard field goal attempt for the Wildcats with 1:38 left in the second quarter
The halftime score was 2 to nothing in favor of DeKalb County.
The offenses for both teams sparked to life in the second half.