Prep Roundup: Tarrant pulls away from Sumiton Christian

Curry, Winston County, Meek, Lynn fall short

By CLAYTON MEHEARG, Eagle Sports Correspondent
Posted 10/4/19

SUMITON — Sumiton Christian got a huge game from Cade Naramore, but it wasn’t enough as Tarrant picked up a 42-12 victory at Campbell Field on Friday night.

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Prep Roundup: Tarrant pulls away from Sumiton Christian

Curry, Winston County, Meek, Lynn fall short

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SUMITON — Sumiton Christian got a huge game from Cade Naramore, but it wasn’t enough as Tarrant picked up a 42-12 victory at Campbell Field on Friday night.

The contest was delayed by more than an hour because no referees were originally assigned to the game, which kicked off at approximately 8:20 p.m.

The Eagles were notched at 6-6 in the first quarter before the Wildcats went on a 36-0 run to take command. Tarrant led 22-6 at the half and 36-6 after three quarters.

Jaterquis Boyd led Tarrant with 111 yards and four touchdowns on 14 carries. JaQuis Smith added 126 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.

Sumiton Christian quarterback Jordan Robertson finished 7 of 26 for 198 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Naramore had three catches for 127 yards and both touchdowns. His scores went for 78 and 36 yards.

The Eagles (1-6, 0-4) are off next week and host Aliceville in its final home game on Oct. 18.

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Haleyville 15, Curry 6

After giving up an average of 48.6 points over its last three games, the Curry defense held Haleyville to just two touchdowns on Friday night, but it wasn’t enough as the Yellow Jackets dropped a 15-6 decision on the road Friday night.

The game was close throughout with the Lions putting the game out of reach with a third-quarter touchdowns.

Curry got its touchdown in the first quarter on a 10-yard half-back pass from Aaron Oswalt to Ethan Wideman.

With the loss, the Yellow Jackets fall to 0-6, 0-3 on the season. Curry hosts Cordova in its final home game of the season next week.

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No. 6 Aliceville 39, Winston County 0

Winston County dropped its fourth straight game on Friday night, falling to sixth-ranked Aliceville on the road in their Class 2A, Region 5 matchup.

Aliceville led 7-0 after the first quarter and put a pair of touchdowns on the scoreboard in the second quarter for a 19-0 halftime lead.

Aliceville added two more third-quarter touchdowns for a 33-0 lead going into the fourth. The final touchdown came early in the fourth quarter.

The home-standing Yellow Jackets have now won five straight game after a season-opening loss to Gordo.

Winston County, which is now 0-3 in region play, hosts Cold Springs in a key matchup next week.

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Brilliant 30, Meek 6

Brilliant pulled away from Meek over the final three quarters, outscoring the Tigers 24-0 en route to a 30-6 victory in their Class 1A, Region 6 matchup.

The teams were tied at 6-6 after the first quarter. Meek’s touchdown came on a 5-yard run by quarterback Stuart Waldrep.

Brilliant took control in the second quarter, scoring three touchdowns for a 22-6 lead. Brilliant’s final score came in the fourth quarter.

The Tigers (0-7, 0-4) hosts perennial power Pickens County next week.

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Berry 37, Lynn 16

Berry used a huge fourth quarter to hand Lynn a 37-16 home loss on Friday night.

The Wildcats held a slim 18-16 lead going into the final quarter before putting 19 points on the scoreboard to secure the region victory. Lynn led 10-6 at half, but was done in by four turnovers, including three in the second half.

For Lynn, Carson Legg rushed 13 times for 80 yards and a touchdown.

Brandon Hill rushed five times for 16 yards and a score. Hill added a 30-yard field goal in the first quarter.

Meeks and Griffin Lynn led the Bears on defense with eight tackles each. Legg and Dalton Gilbert had interceptions.

Lynn (2-4, 1-3) plays at Hubbertville next week.