REMLAP - One thing can be said about the Winston County Yellow Jackets: they played their hearts out against the Southeastern Mustangs even againt opposition.
The Southeastern Mustangs had the final say with a 25-16 victory in the griddy regional matchup Friday night, Oct. 18.
The Yellow Jackets played hard but were hit with penalties at the most inopportune moments of the ball game, stated Head Coach Mark Mitchell.
By Jesse Lamar
Courtesy of The Journal Record
GUIN - The Marion County Red Raiders snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday, Oct. 18, with a hard-fought 35-20 win over the Tigers of Meek High School.
The Red Raiders, who are now 5-4 on the season and 3-3 in region play, got off to a hot start in the Class 1A, Region 6 matchup, opening the contest with a commanding 20-0 run.
The Tigers had two scores in the second half, but the rally wasn't enough as they eventually fell to the hosting Raiders.
HALEYVILLE - Nothing goes together like great football and candy.
To that end, Haleyville High School has moved its final regular game of the season to Thursday, Oct. 31. As the Haleyville Lions take on their arch nemesis, the Hamilton Aggies, kids can enjoy the candy throwouts, a costume contest (friendly costumes only), face painting and much more!
All HHS students are encouraged to come out for Halloween at the Bubba.
MONTGOMERY - The Addison Bulldogs has regained its place in the Top 10 rankings for 2A, coming in at #10 in the Alabama Sports Writers Association poll.
Others ranked included: CLASS 2A
1. Fyffe (23); 6-0; 285
2. Luverne; 6-0; 214
3. Ohatchee (1); 6-0; 182
4. Reeltown; 7-0; 162
5. Leroy; 5-1; 138
6. Aliceville; 5-1; 101
7. Collinsville; 5-1; 82
8. Red Bay; 6-0; 74
9. G.W. Long; 6-0; 37
10. Addison; 5-2; 21
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville Lions (3-4, 2-2), suffering from multiple injuries this season, battled Friday night, Oct. 11, but fell short 17-11 in region action to the Good Hope Raiders (7-1, 4-1).
The Lions, who had 266 yards total offense on the night, were forced to punt on the opening series. This set up the Raiders first scoring drive on a punt at the GHHS 24.
ARLEY - It rained during the first half of play, but the Meek Tigers were under a storm warning, as the Pickens County Tornadoes blew into town leaving scattered Tigers in their wake 44-13 Friday night, Oct. 11.
The Meek Tigers faced a whirlwind of a defense Friday night, at the mercy of the Tornadoes, that dominated the ball game with a wall of size and quickness in the regional matchup.
TANNER - The Addison Bulldogs (6-2, 3-1) traveling to Tanner High School (1-6, 10-3) meaning business Friday night, wracking up 37 points in the first quarter alone on their way to a 44-25 victory.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Two springs, Cold and Double Springs, clashed on the dreary Friday night, Oct. 11, just as the light rain stopped. The Cold Springs Eagles, from Bremen, soared through the air with 135 passing yards to defeat the Winston County Yellow Jackets, 20-14.
As the game began, Winston County won the coin toss, but decided to defer to the second half and let the Eagles receive the kickoff. ,