The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


September 21, 2013

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Ardmore remains unbeaten

East, Elkmont, Tanner, West earn Week 4 wins


Week 4 scoreboard

Ardmore 36, Randolph 16

East Limestone 34, Lawrence County 20

Elkmont 35, West Morgan 21

Tanner 35, Lexington 14

West Limestone 49, East Lawrence 13

Lauderdale County 52, Clements 6

Muscle Shoals 35, Athens 0

Week 5 schedule

Ardmore (4-0) vs. 3A Clements (1-3)

Athens (2-2) at 6A Austin

East Limestone (1-3) at 6A James Clemens

Elkmont (2-2) at 4A West Limestone (2-2)

Tanner (3-1) vs. 1A R.A. Hubbard

Friday night highlights

• Ardmore defensive back Dominic Clemmons — two interceptions in 36-16 win at Randolph; the Tigers defense held the Raiders to negative-4 yards of total offense through two quarters

• Ardmore running backs Braydon Edwards, Josh Meloon and Chris Welling — combined for 43 carries for 284 yards and three touchdowns

• Clements’ Carson Cook — one interception

• East Limestone running back Dhalquille Eichelberger — 24 carries for 155 yards and three touchdowns

• East Limestone defensive back Nick Walsh — two interceptions

• East Limestone defensive lineman DeAnte Griffith — two sacks

• Elkmont running back Jared Bailey — 16 carries for 94 yards and two touchdowns and an interception on defense

• Elkmont running back Zeb Pankey — Seven carries for 53 yards and two touchdowns

• Tanner quarterback JonJon Fletcher — 10 carries for 66 yards and two touchdowns and a 68-yard kickoff return TD

• Tanner running back Hayden Stephens — 16 rushes for 192 yards, a rushing touchdown and a 90-yard kickoff return TD

• Tanner defensive backs Deshun Freeman, Jalen Houston and Sydnae Townsend — combined for three interceptions in the fourth quarter in 35-14 win at Lexington

• West Limestone running back Logan Pugh — Nine carries for 102 yards and two touchdowns and an 18-yard TD reception

• West Limestone’s Chase Lancaster — 40-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown

• West Limestone kicker Matthew Sanders — 7 for 7 on extra-points


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