By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • email@example.com (Photo by Kristy Gallagher)
HIGDON, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams were defeated by the North Sand Mountain Bisons on Friday night.
The Bisons took the opening kickoff and ran it back for perfect field position. With 7:10 remaining in the first quarter, the Bisons put their first points on the board with a 9-yard touchdown run. The Bisons went for two but were unsuccessful. Christian Andrade put points on the board for the Rams with a 43-yard field goal with 4:40 remaining in the first. North Sand Mountain took the kickoff down to the field for over 30 yards when a personal foul put them on the 43-yard line. Seven plays later the Bisons scored on a 4-yard scamper into the endzone. The Bisons went for two but were stopped by the Rams with 2:28 remaining in the first.
On the first play of the second quarter, the Bisons high stepped into the endzone on a 90-yard run with 11:45 remaining in the first half. The Bisons was again went for two but were shut down. With 8:30 remaining in the half, the Bisons scored once more on a 15-yard run. The point after attempt was good giving the Bisons the 25-3 lead. The Bisons recovered a Ram fumble and went 79 yards for the touchdown. The PAT was good and the Bisons led the Rams 32-3. The Bisons scored their last touchdown of the half on a 4-yard touchdown pass into the endzone. The PAT was no good and the Bisons took their 38-3 lead into the half.
On the second play from scrimmage the Rams took the kickoff to start the second half, back 67 yards for the score. The PAT failed, making the score 38-9.
With 10:23 remaining to play, the Bisons scored their final touchdown of the game on a 41-yard run. The point after attempt failed. With 6:12 remaining in the game, the Rams scored on a 14-yard run. The Rams went for two but were unsuccessful.
Sylvania will travel to take on Brindlee Mountain on Friday.