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AHSAA SPOTLIGHT WEEK 9
October 30, 2013By Redd Rider of Raider Sports Network
AHSAA Week 9 Spotlight
Nick Gibson, Pinson Valley: Had 38 carries for 368 yards with six touchdown runs covering 4,
Austin Childers, Red Bay: Rushed 37 times for 340 yards and five touchdowns in Red Bay’s 38-20 win over Colbert Heights.
Kolby Wall, Brindlee Mountain: Carried 45 times for 214 yards, including a 5-yard TD, in a 27-12 loss to Sylvania.
Jamarius Henderson, Dale County: Accounted for six touchdowns in the Warriors' 57-38 win over Geneva. He finished with 217 yards rushing on 18 carries with five touchdowns and had 110 yards on two kick returns – one going for an 81-yard touchdown. Defensively, the linebacker was in on 11 tackles, including two for losses and one for a quarterback sack.
De'mon Anderson, Carroll: Rushed for 247 yards and three touchdowns, including a game-winning 1-yard run with 21 seconds left to give the Eagles a 28-21 win over Rehobeth.
Chance Key, Brilliant: Rushed 22 times for 256 yards and 4 TDs (1,133, and 70 yards) as Brilliant beat Marion County 43-34 to earn a 1A playoff berth for the first time in 10 years.
Thomas Ozmint, Glencoe: Rushed for 220 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 22 carries in the Yellow Jackets’ 44-14 win over Ashville.
Blake Devine, Southside-Gadsden: Scored three rushing touchdowns and a fourth on a punt return as unbeaten Southside downed Brewer 42-0. He rushed just three times for 126 yards with scoring runs of 20, 45 and 40 yards.
T.J. Green, Geneva County: Rushed for 260 yards and three touchdowns, including a 95-yard run, in the Bulldogs' 28-14 win over Kinston. Green also scored on runs of 44 and 3 yards.
Ben Mills, Coosa Christian: Rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries in the Conquerors’ 39-24 victory over Woodville.
Austin Harris, Fairview: Carried 26 times for 215 yards, including 180 and four touchdowns in the second half, in a 32-28 victory over Crossville.
Bryant Farley, West Point: Had 245 rushing yards and two touchdowns, a 38-yarder to open the third quarter and a 50-yarder for the game-winner, to lead the Warriors to a 16-14 road victory over East Limestone.
Jermarcus Brown, Pickens County: Rushed for 234 yards on 12 carries and scored five touchdowns in a 34-8 win over Berry. His touchdown runs covered 29, 25, 32, 7 and 92 yards.
Austin Harris, Fairview: Rushed for 225 yards on 25 carries, including 180 and all four of his touchdowns in the second half, to lead the Aggies' to a playoff-clinching 32-28 road win over Crossville. His scores covered 19, 1, 7 and 1 yards.
Xavier McCollum, Winfield: Had 19 carries for 141 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Pirates to a 45-22 win over Good Hope. Xavier Chaney also had seven rush attempts for 100 yards and two touchdowns, including a 92-yard scamper in the first half.
Brontae Harris, Hanceville: Ran for 219 yards and three touchdowns, including a 52-yarder, and returned an interception 53 yards for another score in the Bulldogs' 54-13 road rout of Cordova, which clinched its second region title in three seasons.
Ahmad DeRamus, Gadsden City: Gained 178 yards rushing with one touchdown and passed for two others in the Titans’ 42-41 overtime win over Huntsville.
Jonathon Cuzzort, Valley Head: Carried 14 times for 176 yards and two touchdowns and also caught at 15-yard TD pass as the Tigers downed Collinsville 41-13 to clinch the Class 1A, Region 7 championship, Valley Head’s first since 2007. Cuzzort scored on runs and 5 and 10 yards.
Cole Murphy, Gaylesville: Rushed for 214 yards on just 10 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns. He also completed both his pass attempts for 47 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown to Gage Davis, and posted nine tackles (2 for lost yardage) in the Trojans' 49-40 loss to Donoho. Teammate Dylan Mitchell also ran for 94 yards on 19 carries and scored two touchdowns.
Andy Jones, Houston Academy: Piled up 302 yards and five touchdowns and led HA on TD drives in six straight possessions before the last possession ended the game in a 41-27 win over Providence Christian. He completed 8-of-11 passes for 179 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 123 yards and two scores.
Brody Meeks, Lynn: Was 18-of-32 passing for 268 yards and five touchdowns while running for 74 more yards and a TD on seven carries in a 49-48 loss to Hubbertville. He finished with 342 yards total offense. He also completed four 2-point conversion passes and added a 2-point conversion run to have a hand in all 48 points for the Bears.
Jase Trotter, Oakman: The quarterback totaled 388 yards of offense in the Wildcats' 42-38 win over Cold Springs. Trotter completed 17-of-21 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed 15 times for 102 yards and four touchdowns, including the game-winner from 5 yards out with 21 seconds remaining.
Hayden Maples, Fairview: Completed 19-of-25 passes for 254 yards and a touchdown in the Aggies' 32-28 victory over Crossville.
Sebastion Fendley, Good Hope: Completed 15-of-28 passes for 288 yards and three touchdowns in the Raiders' 45-22 road loss to Winfield.
Brody White, Crossville: Completed 18-of-25 passes for 233 yards and four touchdowns in a 32-28 loss to Fairview.
Khiran Williams, Dothan: The Tigers quarterback had 173 yards rushing on 17 carries and completed 10-of-18 passes for 104 yards as Dothan beat Foley 20-17.
Jake Maddox, Geraldine: Was 7-of-8 passing for 167 yards and three touchdowns in a 40-14 win over Pisgah. Maddox’s TD passes covered 27, 60 and 45 yards.
Ben Cagle, Lynn: Pulled down eight receptions for 106 yards and two touchdowns in a 49-48 loss to Hubbertville. He now has 86 catches for 1,360 yards on the year.
Jackson Dennis, Houston Academy: Caught three passes for 91 yards and two TDs and had eight tackles on defense as the Raiders beat Providence Christian 41-27. Dennis recovered a fumble to set up his first touchdown. His TD right before the half covered 70 yards.
Ethan Widner, Fairview: Caught 11 passes for 118 yards as the Aggies won 32-28 over Crossville.
Austin Crumbley, Good Hope: Caught five passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns in the Raiders’ 45-22 loss to Winfield.
D.J. Chapman, Cedar Bluff: Caught two passes for 110 yards and two scores in the Tigers' 62-13 win over Spring Garden.
Cody Henderson, Winston County: Had 108 receiving yards, 52 rushing yards and three touchdowns in the Yellow Jackets' 42-8 win over Vinemont.
Hunter Doppler, Corner: The Jackets linebacker had 20 tackles and an interception in a 36-23 loss to Bibb County.
Kenyan Dupree, Cherokee County: Intercepted two passes and blocked a punt in the Warriors' 28-7 win at Hokes Bluff.
G.Q. Harwick, Etowah: Scooped up and returned a fumble for a score and intercepted a pass that resulted in a touchdown in the Blue Devils’ 31-3 win over Boaz.
Lucas Wooten, Sylvania: Intercepted two passes in the final two minutes as the Rams downed Brindlee Mountain 27-12. Wooten returned one of the picks 65 yards for a touchdown and also finished with 15 tackles.
Tyler Durham, Brilliant: Returned two kickoffs for 148 yards and one TD that covered 80 yards and also had an interception in a 43-34 win over Marion County.