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November 5, 2013

East Limestone's Gandy honored for big game



Ben Evans, Gaylesville: Picked off a pair of passes to go along with four tackles in the Trojans' 24-20 win at Ohatchee.


Bryant Farley, West Point: Started his four-TD night with a 72-yard punt return and later added scoring scampers of 1, 8 and 46 yards to propel the Warriors to a 41-14 victory over Fairview.


Ladarrius Fields, Rehobeth: With his team up two with seven minutes to go, he intercepted a pass at the goal line and added a 3-yard touchdown run to seal up a 23-14 win over Cottonwood, while finishing off a 189-yard rushing performance.


Jake Jones, Oakman: Totaled 22 tackles, including two for loss in the Wildcats' 32-20 victory over Berry.


Ryder Jones, West Point: Intercepted a pass to set up one scoring drive, added a sack and, though usually utilized as a tight end, completed a 33-yard pass.


Tim Kalascheck, Sardis: Kicked a 26-yard field as time expired to lift his team to a 17-14 win over Boaz. The Lions' dramatic victory ended their 15-game losing streak in the rivalry.


Tavon Lawson, Munford: Returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown and added a 77-yard touchdown reception in a 33-14 win over Talladega.

Richard McBryde, Charles Henderson: Recorded eight tackles, including four losses of 21 yards, in the Trojans 59-42 win over Eufaula.

Leif Midgorden, Demopolis: Connected on all seven of his extra point attempts as well as a 27-yard field goal that sent the game to overtime in a 60-59 win over Hillcrest.

Tyrone Roscoe, Carver-Birmingham: Had 10 tackles, a sack and an interception in the 10-6 win over Wenonah.

Jamarquise Singleton, Greensboro: Scored on a 52-yard reception, a 72-yard run and a 65-yard punt return in a 33-30 win over West Blocton.

Pate Smith, G.W. Long: Recorded 15 tackles as the Rebels held Barbour County to 146 yards in a 26-6 win over the Jaguars.

Cade Stinnett, Enterprise: Connected on two field goals, including a 51-yarder, hit 5-of-5 extra points and had one punt for 36 yards in a 41-6 win over Jeff Davis. Stinnett’s other field goal was from 38 yards.

Derek Watkins, Fort Payne: Finished with 12 tackles, one tackle for a loss and 10 quarterback pressures in a 37-34 win over James Clemens.

Jake Williams, Ashford Academy: Had 22 tackles in a 34-6 loss to Pike Liberal Arts.

Lucas Wooten, Sylvania: Intercepted a pass with 15 seconds remaining to preserve a 13-12 win over Ider.


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