Area roundup: Lynn, Carbon Hill, Curry lose big
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GUIN — Marion County scored 50 first-half points and coasted to a 78-38 victory over Lynn in their Class 1A, Region 6 matchup on Friday.

Lynn held a short-lived 12-6 lead in the first quarter before Marion County’s offense got going.

Marion County’s Ready Swanigan returned a punt and a kickoff for scores and added three rushing touchdowns to lead the Red Raiders (4-1, 3-1).

Marion County led 50-24 at the half.

Lynn’s Brody Meeks and Ben Cagle shined in the loss.

They led an offense that gained 523 yards on the night.

Meeks rushed 19 times for 178 yards and three touchdowns. He also completed 16-of-30 passes for 249 yards and two touchdowns. Meeks had 427 yards of offense.

Cagle hauled in 10 passes for 200 yards and both touchdowns.

Defensively, Brandon Heck had nine tackles, Meeks had eight tackles, Cagle added seven tackles and Dylan Murner had six. Lynn hosts Berry next week.

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No. 1 Calera 83, Carbon Hill 6

At Calera, the top-ranked Eagles had five players score two touchdowns as they handed Carbon Hill an 83-6 region loss on Friday.

Calera totalled 422 yards while holding Carbon Hill to just 114 yards.

Calera scored five touchdowns in the opening quarter and led 62-6 at the half.

Calera’s Ronnie Clark, who has verbally committed to Alabama, finished the night going 9-for-11 through the air for 149 yards and two scores and he also had two carries for 24 yards and a score.

Calera got a 49-yard punt return from Tyler Harrell and a 15-yard run from Tyes. Jaramy Dozier scored on runs of 25 and 2 yards. Trez Harris scored touchdowns on runs of 15 and 13 yards and Trey Turnbow added a 59-yard interception return for a score.

Carbon Hill got on the board when Cameron Green caught a 1-yard pass from William Wilson.

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Springville 48, Curry 12

At Springville, the Tigers rushed to an early lead and pulled away from Curry for a 48-12 region victory over the Yellow Jackets on Friday.

Curry dropped its fifth straight game and its 15th consecutive region contest.

For the Yellow Jackets, Trew Woodley scored both touchdowns on a pair of one-yard runs in the fourth quarter.

Curry (1-5, 0-4, looks to snap its region losing streak on the road at Pinson Valley next week.