Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Bessemer's Big Plays Burn Hillcrest

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

Bessemer's Big Plays Burn Hillcrest

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BESSEMER | Brandon Byner had three touchdowns to lead Bessemer City past Class 6A Region 5 opponent Hillcrest 37-9 on Friday.

Byner returned a punt 82 yards in the first quarter, then had a 91-yard run in the second. He also caught a 61-yard pass from Marcus Key in the fourth period.

Bessemer coach Martez Edwards was pleased with the win, but still found things his team needed to work on.

"This was a huge win for us, because we had never beaten this team before," Edwards said. "On offense, we started slowly, but we picked it up in the second half. I'm proud of these guys, but we've got to clean up on these penalties."

The Tigers (3-0, 2-0) were flagged 13 times for 114 yards.

Key completed 11 of 21 passes for 124 yards and one touchdown. …

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