By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • firstname.lastname@example.org
GERALDINE, Ala. — The Piedmont Bulldogs defeated the Geraldine Bulldogs, 33-7 in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Playoffs.
Piedmont had a long methodical opening drive and scored with 6:33 remaining in the first. The point after attempt was good, giving them the 7-0 advantage. On Piedmont’s second possession, they scored with 4:19 remaining in the first to take the 14-0 lead.
After a Geraldine fumble, Piedmont took over on their own 19. Piedmont scored their third touchdown of the night on a quarterback keeper. The point after attempt failed. With :06 remaining in the first half, Piedmont scored to end the first half with the 26-0 advantage.
To start the third quarter, Geraldine intercepted the ball but could not benefit from the good fortune. At the end of three, the score remained 26-0.
With 9:12 remaining in the fourth quarter, Piedmont scored their final touchdown of the night. Anthony Baldwin scored for the Geraldine Bulldogs with 3:51 remaining in the game. The point after attempt was good, making the final score of the night, 33-7.
Geraldine had 154 yards for the night. Anthony Baldwin led the Bulldogs with 36 yards and one touchdown on 12 carries. He also made an interception. Davey Graham went 5-for-10 on the night for 73 yards. Kyle Thackerson had four catches for a total off 55 yards.
The Geraldine Bulldogs finished their 2019 season with a 8-5 record.