Final Round Bound
December 5, 2018
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Final Round Bound

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com

FYFFE, Ala. — On Friday night, Fyffe defeated the Aliceville Yellow Jackets 49-8 in the semi-finals of the Class 2A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Playoffs.

To start the game off on a good note, the Fyffe Red Devils recovered a fumble on the Aliceville 16-yard line with 5:14 remaining in the first quarter. Payton Anderson followed up with a touchdown just sixteen seconds later. The PAT was good giving the Red Devils the early lead of 7-0.

With 8:53 remaining in the second quarter, Fyffe’s Zach Pyron charged into the endzone from 1-yard out for another score. The PAT by Brody Dalton was good, making the score 14-0. With 7:01 left in the second, Anderson sailed in to score again. The PAT was once again good, giving Fyffe the 21-0 lead. A Zach Pyron shuffle resulted in another score for the Red Devils. With 2:34 left in the first half, Anderson galloped into the endzone once again giving Fyffe the 35-0 lead at halftime.

With 6:44 left in the third quarter, Aliceville put their first points on the board. The two-point conversion was successful, making the score 35-8. With just 17.6 seconds left in the third, Fyffe’s Payton Anderson punched one in from the 6-yard line. The PAT was good, making the score 42-8 in Fyffe’s favor.

With 9:23 in the fourth quarter, Jake Stone tacts on another Red Devil touchdown. The PAT was good, making the score 49-8. With 9:00 minutes left in the game, an Aliceville touchdown was called back due to penalty.

The final score of the game was 49-8, with Fyffe advancing to the State Playoffs.

The Fyffe Red Devils will face Luverne for the State Championship on Friday, December 7 at 3pm at Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn University. The Red Devils will depart for Auburn on Thursday, December 6 at 8:15am. They will proceed to travel north on Highway 75, east on 35, and south to I-59 then to Auburn. On Friday, the Red Devils will participate in the Red Devil walk at 12:45pm. Come out and support the Red Devils if you happen to be in the path of their route to Auburn!

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