Lions fall in Non-Region Play
October 4, 2018
Southern Torch (3790 articles)

Lions fall in Non-Region Play

By Marla JonesSports Editor • (Photo by Marla Jones)

SPRINGVILLE, Ala. — The Crossville Lions fell to the Springville Tigers 43-14 on Friday night.

Cam Adkins of Springville returned the opening kickoff 72 yards to start the game. The Tigers struck again on in the first quarter, scoring another 7 to make the score 14-0 before the second quarter.

The second quarter was a back and forth battle between both teams with Springville scoring once more. Crossville missed a 30-yard field goal.  Going into the half, the Tigers had the 21-0 advantage.

Springville racked up the points in the third quarter, leading the Lions 43-0 going into the fourth quarter.

With 10:46 remaining in the game, Springville blocked the Lions punt and returned it for a 15 yard touchdown. The Lions scored two touchdowns before the end of the game to make the final score, 43-14.

Crossville had ten first downs and rushed for 157 yards and threw for 91 yards,  with a total of 248 yards.

Springville rushed for 173 on the ground and passed for 184 yards for a total of 357 yards for the night.

Crossville will resume region play against the Boaz Pirates on Friday.

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