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ScoutSouth.com: Dozen Set for Super Six
In a battle many think will produce the state champion, Sweet Water (13-0) defeated Maplesville (12-1) 46-36. Sweet Water running back Anthony Landrum had a big game and when Maplesville threw two interceptions in the second half they pretty much lost any chance for the upset. The Bulldogs will represent the South Alabama Region.
Talladega County Central (14-0) wants to have a say in the outcome as they defeated Sulligent (12-2) 13-7. Talladega County Central will represent the North Alabama Region with a fast defense that is possibly the best Sweet Water has faced.
Sweet Water vs. Talladega County Central
Leroy (13-1) took the trip north this morning and made it a fruitful one as they defeated American Christian (11-3) 42-35. The Bears will again represent the South Alabama Region in the Final.
Fyffe (14-0) took their perfect record across state to face also perfect Red Bay (13-1) and found some real competition. The Red Devils won 28-20. Fyffe will represent the North Alabama Region.
Leroy vs. Fyffe
Calera (12-2) relied heavily on defense the last two weeks and against Cordova (14-0) they would need it again. Tim Simon and Rico Everett helped the Blue Devils cause, but Calera and quarterback Paul Winterbottom played a good game. Cordova advances with a 26-18 victory and will represent the South Alabama Region.
Clay County (14-0) faced a tough Colbert County (13-1) team and came away with a 10-point win 24-14. Clay County represents the North Alabama Region for Coach Danny Horn.
Cordova vs. Clay County
Central Tuscaloosa (14-0) hosted Thomasville (11-3) and had revenge on their mind. Little did anyone know this game would come down to the same call that decided the game last year in the first round. Derrick Cade, Demario Pippen, and Jeremy Williams all had big games.
Jonathan Edwards had an interception. Roya Campbell scored for Thomasville. With the Tigers up by a touchdown the Falcons scored late and instead of going for one point and the tie, they elected to go for two.
Coach Melvin Pete wanted to show his team the confidence he had in his undefeated Falcons. When the players wanted to go for the two-point conversion he acquiesced and they were successful and won the game 28-27. Central Tuscaloosa will represent the South Alabama Region.
Brooks (13-1) and Deshler (12-2) met earlier this year. That game went Deshler's way 41-26. This game was closer, but would have the same result. Deshler advances off of a 21-14 victory to represent the North Alabama Region.
Central Tuscaloosa vs. Deshler
St. Paul's (13-1) lost to Williamson (10-4) early in the season after coughing up the ball seven times. Things were different this go-round. St. Paul's scored on a 99-yard drive early. It was a big night for Alabama commitments in the South Region.
Mark Barron scored three touchdowns and Destin Hood, another future Tider, caught a touchdown pass. University of Alabama offensive coordinator Major Applewhite was on hand. The Saints win 45-21 and will represent the South Alabama Region.
Briarwood Christian (14-0) traveled to Cullman (13-1) and with Auburn commitment Barrett Trotter at quarterback the Lions would not be denied. Pass after pass Trotter impressed as Auburn University's offensive coordinator Al Borges looked on.
The Lions' Jake Moore blocked a punt and recovered a fumble. Matthew Gordon had a spectacular touchdown pass off of a deflection in the end zone. Final tally 41-13.
Briarwood Christian will represent the North Alabama Region in a game that could show Alabama and Auburn fans what is down the line for both teams.
St. Paul's vs. Briarwood Christian
Turnovers proved costly for McGill-Toolen (13-1) as they lost to Prattville (14-0) 21-0. The Lions will return to the championship game at Legion Field to represent the South Alabama Region.
Vestavia (12-2) allowed Spain Park (13-1) 17 points in the first half and that was all they needed. The Jaguars had touchdown runs by E.J. Smith and James Willis. Vestavia scored seven in the first half with a touchdown pass to tight end Charles Romano. They scored another touchdown in the second half, but missed the extra point. The Rebels tried an onside kick and recovered, but could not score.
Justin Rogers still recorded 123 yards rushing in the loss. Spain Park will head to the finals with a 17-13 victory and represent the North Alabama Region.
Prattville vs. Spain Park
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