AREA ROUNDUP: Choctaws wrap up area championship


West Blocton’s Trace Wilder (18) tries to get away from a charging J.J. Goode of Bibb County during Friday night’s game at West Blocton. Bibb County clinched the Class 4A, Region 4 championship in a 56-8 victory. (Photo by Skylar Kynard)


 

WEST BLOCTON | C.J. Cutts rushed for 260 yards and four touchdowns on just seven carries as the sixth-ranked and unbeaten Bibb County Choctaws wrapped up the Class 4A, Region 4 championship with an easy 56-8 victory over West Blocton on Friday night.

Cutts scored on runs of 52, 68, 74 and 12 yards. He also added a two-point conversion run.

Ervin Heard added a Bibb County touchdown on a 24-yard fumble return and Adam Gaddis scored on a 25-yard run. Brett Seales had six two-point conversion runs.

Nicholas Wildman scored West Blocton’s lone touchdown on a 22-yard run. Dylan Wilder threw to Chris Holt for the two-point conversion.

Bibb County (9-0, 6-0) hosts Pleasant Grove next Friday night, while West Blocton travels to Northside.

 

Sulligent 41, Phil Campbell 7

SULLIGENT | Peter Swanigan ran for 151 yards and scored on runs of 12, 58, 5 and 20 yards to lead Sulligent to a Class 2A, Region 8 win.

Juwan Metcalfe had 136 all-purpose yards, including an 82-yard touchdown catch from Ladadrick Coleman. Steven Willingham had a 7-yard touchdown run.

Deion Jenkins and Garrett Moore each had interceptions.

Sulligent (3-6, 3-4) plays at South Lamar next Friday.

 

Midfield 34, Fayette County 6

MIDFIELD | Antoine Davis went 11-for-19 passing with 181 yards and four touchdowns to lead Midfield to a first-place finish in Class 4A, Region 5.

Martez Gilmore had 3-yard and 46-yard touchdown receptions for Midfield (6-3, 6-1).

Fayette County’s Cameron Poe-Mitchell returned a 39-yard punt for the Tigers’ only score.

Fayette County (6-3, 5-2) hosts Hamilton on Thursday.

 

Sumter Central 56, Dallas County 0

PLANTERSVILLE | Sumter Central’s defense shut down Dallas County, holding the Hornets to just 35 yards of offense and forcing six turnovers.

The Jaguars suffocating defense held Dallas County to minus-10 yards rushing and allowed only four first downs. The defensive effort was led by Lamarcus Hudson, who returned an interception 15 yards for a touchdown.

Terrence Henson ran for two touchdowns, from 1 and 6 yards. Quarterback Roderick Harris threw a pair of touchdowns to Julius Maye and also rushed for two more.

Devonte Ruffin scored the final points in the third quarter with a 19-yard run.

Sumter Central hosts Aliceville next Friday, while Dallas County visits Calera.

 

South Lamar 34, Meek 13

ARLEY | Jordan Smith scored four touchdowns to lead South Lamar to its first victory of the season.

Smith scored on runs of 60 and 24 yards and caught touchdown passes of 64 and 52 yards from quarterback Trent Wilson.

Jason Lawson scored the final points for South Lamar with an 8-yard touchdown run.

Meek scored first in the second half to pull within 14-7, but the pair of long touchdown catches by Smith put the game out of reach.

South Lamar hosts Sulligent next Friday night.

 

Winfield 35, Carbon Hill 13

CARBON HILL | Stacy Nails rushed for 116 yards and one touchdown on seven carries for the Winfield Pirates, while Miles Henderson added 83 yards and one touchdown on seven carries.

Nails scored on a 43-yard run and Henderson had a 17-yard touchdown run.

Nathan Dean scored on a 1-yard run for the Pirates and also threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Chase Garrison. Garrison also returned a punt 70 yards for a score.

Jess Miles led the Pirate defense with seven tackles, while Marcos Garcia had six tackles.

Winfield (5-4) hosts Lamar County next Friday night.

 

Marion County 63, Lynn 28

GUIN | Justin Sanderson rushed for 153 yards and two touchdowns as the Marion County Red Raiders upset the top-ranked Lynn Bears and created a three-way tie for the Class 1A, Region 5 championship.

Marion County, Lynn and Berry finished with 6-1 region records.

Sean Wallace rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns for Marion County, while Dorryl Swanigan scored three touchdowns, two rushing and one on a 42-yard interception return.

Marion County (8-1) travels to Red Bay next Friday night.