Mary Persons, Peach County facing off in week five of End Zone’s Game of the Week

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The Mary Persons Bulldogs preparing to take on the Peach County Trojans.
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FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Mary Persons is hosting Peach County in week five of the End Zone’s Game of the Week.

The Bulldogs have won two of their last three games. However, they are coming off a 29-27 loss to Lovett last Friday.

They’re allowing 28.2 points per game this season after allowing just 11 points per game last season.

A lot of that is due to them losing 17 total players on offense and defense.

Peach County’s also coming off a loss as well. The Trojans fell to Houston County, 32-31, in overtime last Friday. Despite the loss, the Trojans remain ranked first in Region 3A.

They’ve won five of their last six matchup’s against Mary Persons, but loss to the Bulldogs 35-21 last season.

The coaches

41NBC’s Montezz Allen spoke to both coaches about the game this Friday.

“They’ve got a senior-laden team, you know, so they’ve got experience,” said Mary Person head football coach Brian Nelson. “Those guys have played in some state championship games. They know what it’s about. And then on top of that, I mean, Chad’s a great coach and they’re coached up really, really extremely well, and it’s gonna take a monumental effort.”

“They always got a really fine coached football team, and there’s no exception this year,” said Peach County head football coach Chad Campbell. “They lost a lot of good players last year and they’re playing a lot of inexperienced kids, but they’re getting better each and every game and it’s always a hard place to play in Forsyth.”

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Montezz Allen joined 41NBC as a sports reporter in 2019. He was born and raised on the West Side of Detroit, Michigan, but spent seven years in Chicago, Illinois. While there, he worked as a Sports Anchor at NCTV17, a Sports/News Reporter at Urban Broadcast Media and an Assistant Producer at WBBM-AM Newsradio — the No. 1-ranked news radio station in Chicago. He also made frequent guest appearances on WCIU's "The Jam" and The D & Davis Sports Radio Show at "670 The Score." He graduated from Oakland University — located in Rochester, Mich. — where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism in 2012 and then earned a Master of Arts from DePaul University in Chicago in 2014. He's the first person out of his immediate family to achieve the feat of earning a college degree — let alone two of them. He's extremely proud of that. Tezz has a strong love for the game of basketball. He played most of his life. It's his passion. He admits that he's a Kobe Bryant fan and believes the "Black Mamba" is the second greatest player of ALL TIME, hands down. In his spare time, Montezz loves to workout, travel, shop for the latest fashion and spend time with his family. Tezz is excited to be in Middle Georgia, and is looking to tell the best sports stories he possibly can. Don't hesitate to hit him up at mallen@41nbc.com.