Prep Roundup: Aliceville blanks Sumiton Christian

By CLAYTON MEHEARG, Eagle Sports Correspondent
Posted 10/19/19

SUMITON — Sumiton Christian’s offense was unable to move the ball Friday night, falling to fifth-ranked Aliceville 26-0 at Campbell Field on Friday night.

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Prep Roundup: Aliceville blanks Sumiton Christian

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SUMITON — Sumiton Christian’s offense was unable to move the ball Friday night, falling to fifth-ranked Aliceville 26-0 at Campbell Field.

The Yellow Jackets put up two touchdowns in each of the first two quarters.

Aliceville (7-1, 6-0) led 13-0 at the end of the opening quarter on rushing touchdowns from Ty Williams and Markevion Rice. Xavien Wilkins had a pair of touchdowns in the second quarter as Aliceville took a 26-0 lead into the half.

Aliceville, which has won seven straight games since losing the season opener against Gordo, earned its third shutout of the season.

Sumiton Christian’s offense was led by Jeremy Brown, who rushed for 48 yards on 12 carries. Jordon Robertson completed 5 of 14 passes for 35 yards with an interception.

The Eagles (1-7, 0-5) close the season with two road games. Sumiton Christian travels to Winston County next week and closes the season against Victory Christian.

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South Lamar 38, Lynn 19

South Lamar built a big lead and coasted through the second half, knocking off Lynn on 38-19 at Posey Field on Friday night.

The Stallions led 32-7 at the half.

Micah Cagle paced the Lynn offense with 88 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries. Brandon Hill was 7 of 16 passing for 127 yards with two touchdowns (5, 14) and an interception.

Cagle and Chance Majors had touchdown receptions.

Lynn (3-5, 2-4) plays at Meek next week. The Bears, who played their final home game on Friday, close the season at Winston County in two weeks.

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Southeastern 25, Winston County 16

Winston County came up short on the road on Friday night, fall to Southeastern 25-16.

The Yellow Jackets who have dropped six straight games after a 2-0 start,

Southeastern struck midway through the first quarter with a touchdown that capped a 60-yard drive for a 7-0 lead.

Winston County grabbed the lead with 7:33 left in the sedond quarter when Ryker Morgan connected on a 15-yard pass to Austin Owens. Owens added the 2-point conversion run for an 8-7 lead.

The lead didn’t last long as Southeastern took the ensuing kickoff back for a touchdown to give the Mustangs a 14-8 lead. Southeastern added a 30-yard field goal on the final play of the half for a 17-8 lead.

The Mustangs pushed their lead to 25-16 in the third quarter and Winston County added another score of its own for the final tally.

Winston County (2-6, 0-5) hosts Sumiton Christian next week.

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Marion County 35, Meek 20

After falling to Pickens County at home a week ago, the Meek Tigers hit the road Friday night to take on Marion County. The Red Raiders jumped out to an early lead over the Tigers and pulled away in the second half to win it 35-20.

Meek fell behind 14-0 quickly in the opening quarter and were down 20-0 at one point in the second. The Tigers managed to cut the lead to 20-6 but couldn’t get any closer than that before the halftime break. Meek scored again to make it 20-14 game early in the third quarter, but Marion County responded with two quick touchdowns to pull ahead 35-14 before the start of the fourth quarter.

The Tigers found the end zone once again at the start of the fourth, but it was too little, too late and the Red Raiders pulled away to win it 35-20.

Meek drops to 0-9 on the season with the loss and will be back on the road at Lynn next week to finish the regular season.