Region Win for the Ider Hornets

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor •

IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets defeated the Asbury Rams, 49-6 in Class 2A, Region 8 play on Friday night.

Seth Hawkins put the first points on the board for Ider with a 5-yard scamper into the endzone. The point after attempt by Ben Klausen was good.  With 1:42 remaining in the first, Gavin Welden stampeded in from 12-yards out to give the Hornets the 14-0 advantage. 

With 9:19 remaining in the second quarter, Hawkins crossed into the endzone again to broaden the Hornets lead to 21-0.  Ider went into the half with the 28-0 advantage after Hawkins scored his third touchdown of the night.

The Hornets scored with 6:23 remaining in the third to broaden their lead to 35-0.  With 3:42 remaining in the third, the Hornets scored once more, giving them the 42-0 advantage.  

Asbury avoided the shutout in the fourth quarter with a touchdown.  The extra point failed. With 7:09 remaining in the game, Ider scored their final touchdown of the night, to win 49-6 their first regional game of the season.  

Ider will travel to take on the North Sand Mountain Bisons on Friday.