Class 2A Rivalry
September 19, 2018
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Class 2A Rivalry

By Marla JonesSports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Photo by Amy Thrash)

COLLINSVILLE, Ala. — In a game talked about all across DeKalb County, the Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Collinsville Panthers, 54-24.

The Collinsville Panthers took the first lead of the night, scoring on a 1-yard dash into the endzone by Jarrod Barkley with 6:26 remaining in the first quarter. The extra point attempt by Jason Perez made the score 7-0. Collinsville added three more points to their lead with a 35-yard field goal by Perez. Fyffe answered back with a 99 yard kickoff return. The extra point was good, making the score 10-7 going into the second quarter.

After blocking a Collinsville field goal attempt, Payton Anderson scored on a 40-yard run putting Fyffe up,14-10 with 4:50 remaining in the first half. After a Zach Pyron blocked punt, Payton Anderson scored again on a 1-yard run putting Fyffe up 21-10 with 2:41 to play in the half. With 1:26 to play in the half, Collinsville scored on a 35-yard pass by Kaleb Jones to Barkley. The kick was good, making the score 21-17 going into the half.

With 9:17 remaining in the third, Anderson barreled into the endzone from 6-yards out to score.  The extra point attempt failed, making the score 27-17. Kaleb Jones scored on a 15-yard quarterback keeper to make things 27-24 with 7:45 remaining in the third. With 5:40 remaining in the third, Anderson scored on a 4-yard run to put Fyffe up 34-24. Zach Pyron scored on a 1-yard run to put Fyffe up 41-24 with 1:24 to play in the third.

In the first play of the 4th quarter, Payton Anderson goes 45 yards untouched to make things 48-24 with 11:38 to play in the the game. After a Malaci Mize interception, Jake Stone scored on a 5 yard to make things 54-24, where the score remained, to win the game.

Payton Anderson led the Red Devils wit 193 yards on 22 carries and five touchdowns.

Kaleb Jones led the Panthers with 59 rushing yards and a touchdown.

Fyffe will host the Asbury Rams for their Homecoming this week. The Collinsville Panthers will travel to take on the Ider Hornets.

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