The large sign Prattville's cheerleaders had erected in the south end zone at Wetumpka's Hohenberg…
HS PREVIEW: Prattville at Wetumpka
Despite not having a state title, on their resume, the Indians have had great football teams. Perhaps one of the best football coaches in the history of Wetumpka, Jack Ray, can't make it to the game. Ray's teams in the late 50's and early 60's were always tough to handle. The 1953, 1963 and 1964 teams was undefeated, of course those teams were prior to the current playoff system.
Last fall Prattville native Chad Anderson brought the Indians to Stanley-Jensen Stadium and had the local fans all in a tizzy, squirming in their seats, as the Indians led Prattville with eight minutes to play in the third quarter.
Wetumpka trailing at halftime took the second half kickoff and politely marched 80-yards in 11 plays to take a 20-16 lead. It didn't last, as the Lions took the ensuing kickoff and went 71 yards to regain the lead. Prattville went on to win the game, 37-20.
But Bill Clark knows it'll be an up hill battle in Wetumpka. Hohenburg Stadium will be rocking, and the locals will be loud and boisterous. One thing will be missing, the old Dan River Mills Building has been destroyed, so there will be no spectators getting free views from the old building. It'll become a parking lot for the stadium.
But there will be a heap of folks cheering on their Indians as they attempt to derail the Lions. The Indians has the firepower to do just that. They are off to a great start with two scalps on their belt.
Anderson took Wetumpka out of town for an opening game tussle in Madison, Ms. (suburbs of Jackson ) and whipped a very good Central High team on their home tuft, 35-14. Wetumpka won their opening region 4 match by derailing, Robert E. Lee 35-12.
It wasn't close, as the Indians blocked a punt in the first quarter and Kejuan Riley recovered the loose pigskin in the end zone for a touchdown. Washington then took charge and flipped two touchdowns passes quickly for a 21-0 lead. The Generals were done.
Prattville has hardly worked up a sweat in chalking up three wins for the season. The Lions demolished the number seven ranked team in Georgia in a preseason battle at Cramton Bowl, 36-3, and followed that with a road win in a driving rain storm in Theodore, 41-14, and thumped Carver 44-15 for their first region win in a game played in Prattville.
This one could be a classic match between two heady quarterbacks, Prattville's Casey Weston, and the Indians' Tevin Washington.
Prattville's all-state running back Justin Albert, will lead a potent Lion running attack. The Tribe will answer with Kendall Lacey (defensive back), Riley (defensive back and Blake Ray (offensive line) all big time college prospects.
This one could be a classic, better get to Hohenburg early and hope to find a seat. Wetumpka leads in the all time series 26-19 with two ties.
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