Carbon Hill falls to Gordo in blowout loss

Curry falls to Good Hope

From Staff Reports
Posted 10/19/19

GORDO — Carbon Hill struck first against No. 2 Gordo on Friday night, but it was all Green Wave after that as the visiting Bulldogs lost 56-7.

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Carbon Hill falls to Gordo in blowout loss

Curry falls to Good Hope

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GORDO — Carbon Hill struck first against No. 2 Gordo on Friday night, but it was all Green Wave after that as the visiting Bulldogs lost 56-7.

Gordo was stuffed on fourth down on its first possession, but the Green Wave responded with eight straight possessions that ended with touchdowns.

Carbon Hill went 71 yards on its first drive with Kory McGough scoring on a 21-yard touchdown run.

Gordo (8-0, 6-0) started its offensive outburst at the 8:16 mark of the second quarter with a Dee Martin 1-yard run.

Later in the quarter, Joshua Bailey connected with Christopher Neel for a 21-yard touchdown strike, Garner scored on a 22-yard run, Benjamin Capps hauled in a 50-yard touchdown pass from Bailey and Jy'Tavian Billups added a 35-yard touchdown reception from Bailey as the Green Wave built a a 35-7 halftime lead.

In the second half, Troy Garner scored on a 37-yard run, Bailey connected with Capps on a 74-yard touchdown reception and A'Donta Warner added a 26-yard touchdown run.

Despite the loss, Carbon Hill (2-6, 2-4) can make the playoffs with an Oakman win over Greene County on Thursday coupled with a Bulldog home win over Holt on Friday.

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No. 7 Good Hope 42, Curry 6

Good Hope struck for five first-half touchdowns and cruised to a 42-6 win over Curry at James W. Shabel Stadium on Friday night.

The Red Raiders (7-1, 4-1) led 13-0 after the first quarter and put the game away in the second quarter behind three more touchdowns for a 35-0 halftime edge.

Curry got its lone touchdown in the third quarter on a Caden Riley 1-yard run, and Good Hope spent most of the second half controlling the clock with its rushing attack.

The Yellow Jackets (0-8, 0-5) close out region play against No. 4-ranked Northside next week. Curry travels to Carbon Hill for the season finale in two weeks.