FAYETTE — Fayette County jumped out to an early lead and held off a Curry rally for a 36-22 victory Friday night at John Morgan Brown Stadium.
The Tigers led 30-0 in the second quarter and never let Curry within two touchdowns.
Fayette County (1-2, 1-0) scored on its first possession with Zak Johnson going into the endzone from 1 yard out.
The Tigers added a touchdown pass with seven minutes left in the first quarter for a 14-0 lead. Fayette County got a 15-yard touchdown pass and a 15-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for a 30-0 lead.
Curry got on the scoreboard with 1:40 left in the half on a Collin Page 65-yard touchdown pass. Page added a 2-point conversion run to cut the Fayette County lead to 30-8 at the half.
Early in the fourth quarter, Page scored on a 5-yard touchdown run. Chance Luker connected on a two-point conversion to Page to make the score 30-16.
Jackson responded with a 48-yard touchdown to push the lead back to 20 points with nine minutes left in the game.
Curry got its last touchdown with 6:43 left on the clock. The Jackets got one more possession with less than three minutes left, but were unable to convert a first down. The Yellow Jackets are off next week before they host Winston County.
Vinemont 36, Carbon Hill 0
Vinemont took a three-touchdown lead over Carbon Hill in the opening half and never looked back, handing the Bulldogs a 36-0 region loss.
Carbon Hill, now 0-2 in Class 3A, Region 6 has now scored just two touchdowns in their last three games.
The Eagles led 8-0 after the opening quarter and took command in the second quarter with a pair of touchdowns and a 22-0 halftime lead.
Quarterback Brody Miller led the Vinemont attack, throwing a pair of touchdown passes and rushing for another score.
For the Bulldogs, Devon Daniel rushed 20 times for 115 yards and had a catch for 11 yards. Quarterback Clay Tittle completed 15 of 21 passes for 108 yards with one interception. Defensively, Kory McGough had seven tackles and a tackle for loss.
Carbon Hill (1-3) will look to snap its three-game losing streak next week against region foe Holly Pond at G.W. Keith Stadium.
Vinemont (2-2, 1-1) registered its first shutout since blanking Cold Springs 34-0 in the 2018 season finale.
Cedar Bluff 14, Sumiton Christian 12
Cedar Bluff held off Sumiton Christian for a region home win on Friday night.
The Eagles trailed 7-0 at the half and stayed within striking distance to the end.
Sumiton Christian trailed 14-6 in the fourth quarter and cut the gap to two points only to have the 2-point conversion attempt fail.
The Eagles got touchdowns from Sam Nix and Eli Moon. Defensively, Tyler Ingle had 11 tackles.
Sumiton Christian travels to Woodville next week.