By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • email@example.com (Photo by Cheryl Boydston)
RAINSVILLE,Ala. — The Fyffe Red Devils defeated the Plainview Bears, 55-7 for the tenth year in a row.
On Fyffe’s second play from scrimmage, Zach Pyron went 58 yards on a quarterback keeper to put Fyffe on the board first with 8:56 remaining in the first. The PAT was good, making the score 7-0. With 3:48 to play in the first, Payton Anderson went up the middle to make things 13-0 after a missed point after. Cage Cochran recovered a Bear fumble to give the Red Devils perfect possession for Payton Anderson to bulldoze up the middle for 32 yards to score with :26 remaining in the first quarter. A missed 2-point conversion put the Red Devils up 19-0.
With 8:27 remaining in the second quarter, Zach Pyron hit Ike Rowell with a 5-yard pass into the endzone to give Fyffe the 26-0 advantage. After a Payton Stoner interception, Zach Pyron hit Stoner for a 30-yard pass in the endzone to go up 33-0 with 5:55 to play in the half. With :24 remaining in the half, Pyron connected on a 30-yard pass to Brody Dalton for the score. The point after snap was not perfect, so the holder, Ike Rowell tossed to Jake Stone for the 2-point conversion. The Red Devils went into the half with the hefty 41-0 lead.
Anderson barreled into the endzone from 15-yards out with 11:12 remaining in the third, to broaden the Red Devil advantage to 48-0. Pryon intercepted a Bear pass and took it back 40 yards for another Red Devil touchdown, making the score 55-0.
With 3:45 remaining in the fourth quarter, the Plainview Bears avoided the shutout by scoring on a 5-yard touchdown by Tony Rodriguez. The extra point was good, making the final score of the game Fyffe 55, Plainview 7.
The Fyffe Red Devils finished with a total of 374 yards, The Plainview Bears had 172 yard for the night.
Plainview will have a bye this Friday. The Fyffe Red Devils will travel to Sand Rock to resume Class 2A, Region 8 play.