Plainview falls in State Playoffs
November 15, 2018
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Plainview falls in State Playoffs

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • (Photo by Marla Jones)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Plainview Bears fell to the Fultondale Wildcats, 37-6 in the first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) Class 3A State Playoffs.

The Wildcats struck early, scoring on an 18-yard touchdown with 9:18 remaining in the first quarter.  The extra point attempt was good and Fultondale went up 7-0.

With 6:18 remaining in the half, the Wildcats scored again on a 1-yard dart into the endzone.  The kick was good, making the score 14-0.  With 1:58 remaining in the second quarter, the Wildcats snuck in from 1-yard out.  The extra point was good, making the score 21-0. At the end of the first half, the Wildcats tacked on a field goal, to go into the half with the 24-0 advantage.

Plainview scored on a 14-yard stampede into the endzone by Noah White, to make the score 24-6 with 5:52 remaining in the third quarter.

The Wildcats answered back with 10:24 remaining in the fourth on a 16-yard rushing touchdown.  The point after attempt was good.  With 5:48 remaining on the time clock. Fultondale added their final points on a 12-yard rushing touchdown, making the score 37-6.

Drew Smith led the Plainview Bears with 29 rushing yards and 12 tackles for the night. The Wildcats held the Plainview Bears to 132 total yards for the night.

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