Tyler McCarley, Ardmore
McCarley was one of several players in Limestone County to have a big night running the football. The senior has been consistent for Ardmore this season, earning honorable mention several times.
Tyler McCarley, Ardmore
McCarley has been the team’s workhorse this season and Friday night’s 16-7 win over Clements was no different. McCarley carried the ball 21 times for 121 yards and a touchdown. Through five games, McCarley has rushed for 559 yards and six touchdowns. McCarley is averaging 111.8 yards per game on the ground this season.
Other players earning notice are:
Zach Ellis, Ardmore: The senior running back had his best game of the season Friday in a 16-7 win over Clements. Ellis ran for a game-high 158 yards on 22 carries and a touchdown to help the Tigers in the rivalry win. Ellis is part of a trio of Ardmore running backs that have averaged more than 300 yards per game as a team in Ardmore’s four wins this season.
Logan Pugh, West Limestone:
Pugh returned to the form he enjoyed earlier this year in a 41-14 win over Elkmont. The junior rushed for a game-high 134 yards and two touchdowns.
Dillon Miller, West Limestone
For the second consecutive game, Miller scored two touchdowns to help his team in back-to-back victories. Miller carried the ball 18 times for 118 yards in the win over Elkmont.
Torren Haley, East Limestone
Haley was one of 16 East Limestone players to record a carry in Friday’s 41-14 homecoming win over James Clemens. Haley had a game-high 112 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.
Hayden Stephens, Tanner
Stephens ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns, all in the first half in Tanner’s win over R.A. Hubbard.
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East Limestone wins final 4 region games to make playoffs
Two weeks ago, even the most optimistic East Limestone supporter wouldn’t have thought they could make the playoffs.
The East boys soccer team started region play 1-3 and faced games against three ranked region opponents over the next two weeks.
Since April 8, the Indians have defeated No. 9 Cullman, No. 8 Hartselle and No. 5 Athens to stay in playoff contention.
Athens boys, girls win section titles
Another year, another section title for the Athens girls soccer team. Saturday’s 5-1 over East Limestone gave AHS another region championship and secured a first-round home playoff game.
- Ardmore will travel to North Jackson in 2nd round
- ABS advances for rematch against Shoals Christian
- Athens falls to Cullman in first round
Potts inks with Middle Tennessee State
In front of family and friends, Nathanial “Giddy” Potts made his verbal commitment to Middle State University official Thursday.
Potts put pen to paper on the second day of college basketball’s spring signing period. Following a recruiting visit, the Athens senior verbally committed to the Conference USA school in early March.
- Battle on the Border” begins tonight
Connect Run: Yarbrough, York, Huff overall winners in 5K, 10K, 1M
Blake Yarbrough, competing in the 25-29 age division and setting a 5:49 pace on the inclined 3.1-mile Connect Run course, fended off teens Ryan Ford (18:32), Andrew Snider (19:04) and David Brashier (20:05) on a bright and slightly breezy Saturday morning.
- Golfers battle conditions at wet and windy Limestone County Tournament
4 Limestone teams make playoffs
Although it seems like it just started, Alabama high school baseball’s regular season is nearly over. Baseball teams across the state finished up area play Saturday and will play first round playoff series, beginning Friday.
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