The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

December 4, 2013

Countdown to T-town: No. 1 Tanner takes on 2A rematch with No. 3 WashCo.


— Tanner’s Chris Townsend sets up for a kick return during the Rattlers’ 16-7 win at Fyffe on Nov. 29.

Townsend and fellow seniors — Baltazar “Tito” Rubio, Seth Smith, Shamaud Baker, Blake Whitt, Hayden Stephens, Deshun Freeman and Landon Kyle — are 51-3 since 2010, with three Class 2A finals appearances, three North Division titles, four region crowns and one state championship.