Elba holds on to defeat Opp: The Elba Tigers (2-0) picked up a win over the Opp Bobcats (1-1) last week by a score of 26-21. The Tigers were led by two touchdowns in the final minute of play to pick up the road win. Elba quarterback Jacquez Prince completed 5-of-6 pass attempts for 109 yards and a touchdown, while Opp’s Hal Smithart threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns.
Eufaula upsets Central-Phenix City: The Eufaula Tigers (2-0) made a statement last week by picking up a 38-36 win over the Central-Phenix City Red Devils (0-2).
The Tigers picked up the win after quarterback Hess Horne found receiver Rah-Rah Thomas for a 70-yard touchdown with less than two minutes remaining. Horne led Eufaula with 302 yards passing and three touchdowns.
Geneva outlasts Slocomb: The Geneva Bulldogs (1-1) picked up their first win of the season last week 48-41 in a shootout over the Slocomb Red Tops (0-1). Geneva piled up more than 300 yards and scored 18 unanswered points – after going down 41-30 in the third quarter – to pick up the win.
Samson knocks off Cottonwood in overtime: The Samson (1-0) Tigers picked up a 28-27 overtime win over the Cottonwood Bears (0-1) last week after a defensive stand on a two-point try. Both sides scored touchdowns in the overtime period as Cottonwood attempted to win with a two-point conversion but a Samson sack secured the win.
Kinston thumps Zion Chapel in Enterprise: The Kinston Bulldogs (1-1) and Zion Chapel Rebels (0-1) took over Bates Memorial Stadium in Enterprise last week but it was Kinston that made “The Hole” their home, picking up a 40-26 win over their county foes. Kinston’s Addison Hudson led the way with 117 yards and two touchdowns, while Zion Chapel quarterback Whit Wilkerson threw two touchdown passes.
Defense, running game lifts Geneva County past Wicksburg: Geneva County (1-0) All-American Emmanuel Henderson rushed for more than 150 yards and two touchdowns as the Geneva County Bulldogs picked up a 19-15 win over the Wicksburg Panthers (1-1) last week.