Rams Tame the Lions

Rams Tame the Lions

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor • marla@southerntorch.com

SARDIS CITY, Ala. — The Sylvania Rams tamed the Sardis Lions, 21-12, on Friday night.

After a scoreless first quarter, the Rams scored with 5:25 remaining in the first half on a 70-yard touchdown by Gareth Anderson.  The Rams took the 7-0 advantage into the half.

Coming back from the half, the Rams scored on a rushing touchdown to pad their lead to 14-0.  Sardis answered back with a touchdown.  The extra point failed.  At the end of the third quarter, Sylvania lead 14-6.  

With 1:37 remaining in the game, Sardis scored.  The Rams stopped the two-point conversion, to maintain the 14-12 lead. After a back-and-forth struggle in the fourth quarter, The Rams held Sardis on 4th and goal.  Sylvania regained the ball and with :37 left to seal the Lions fate with a touchdown, making the final score 21-12.

Sylvania (1-0) will host Susan Moore Bulldogs (2-0) in region play on Friday night.