Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

ROUNDUP: Gordo Clinches Region with Win over Hale County

Newspaper article The Tuscaloosa News

ROUNDUP: Gordo Clinches Region with Win over Hale County

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GORDO | The second-ranked Gordo Greenwave wrapped up Class 3A, Region 4 play with a convincing 49-13 victory Friday night over the Hale County Wildcats.

Malcolm Nicholson rushed for 100 yards and three touchdowns on just five carries. He scored on his first three carries on runs of 2, 40 and 37 yards as the Greenwave built a comfortable 35-7 halftime lead.

Gordo quarterback Koy Chapman threw three touchdown passes -- 29 yards to Ben Davis, 61 yards to Pat Manning and 19 yards to Xavier Lanier.

Essie Davis scored the Greenwave's final touchdown on an 82-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Tyree Hurst had 11 tackles for the Greenwave, while Davis had six.

Devonte Myers scored Hale County's first touchdown on a 54-yard run and Tyler Brown added a 6-yard scoring run. T.J. Gardner led the Wildcats in rushing with 149 yards on 20 carries.

Gordo (9-0, 6-0) hosts Pickens County Thursday night, while Hale County (5-4, 2-4) hosts Sipsey Valley next Friday.

South Lamar 45,

Brilliant 6

MILLPORT | Dustin Weathers rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns as the South Lamar Stallions wrapped up second place in Class 1A, Region 6.

Weathers scored on runs of 5 and 40 yards. Noah Dismukes followed with touchdown runs of 10 and 25 yards.

Kyle Redmond returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown. The Stallions also had scoring runs from Austin Vice and Jace Johnson.

Hunter Marlowe led the South Lamar defense with six tackles and one sack.

South Lamar (6-3, 5-1) hosts Sulligent Thursday night.

Bibb County 45,

Oak Grove 14

CENTREVILLE | D'Angelo Thompson rushed for 215 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries as the Bibb County Choctaws won the Class 4A, Region 4 championship.

Thompson scored on runs of 4 and 5 yards.

Matt Hiott threw three touchdown passes -- 2 yards to Pate Oakley, 55 yards to Markise Leverette and 34 yards to Juwuan Suttle.

Quentarius Brooks returned a fumble 41 yards for another Choctaw touchdown, while Darryl Harris scored on a 2-yard run.

Bibb County (7-3, 6-0) has a bye next week before hosting a first- round playoff game.

West Blocton 35, Holt 14

HOLT | Caleb Shadwick rushed for 260 yards and two touchdowns and caught two passes for 67 yards and another touchdown, as the West Blocton Tigers secured a playoff spot with a fourth-place finish in Class 4A, Region 4. …

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