Marla Jones, Sports Editor
GADSDEN, ALA.--The undefeated Valley Head Tigers (4-0, 2-0 Class 1A, Region 7) defeated the Coosa Christian Conquerors, 35-33 on Friday night.
The Conquerors scored first with 8:31 remaining in the first quarter on a 2-yard scamper into the endzone. The point after kick was good, to give Coosa Christian the early 7-0 lead. Hunter Robinson answered for Valley Head with a 4-yard dash into the endzone with 2:28 remaining in the opening quarter. The extra point attempt by Ethan Smith was good to tie the game 7-7. Coosa Christian scored with 2:14 remaining in the first, on a 55-yard touchdown. The point after kick was good, to take the 14-7 lead over the Valley Head Tigers.
Coosa Christian scored with :32 remaining in the first half on a 4-yard sneak into the endzone. The PAT attempt was good to go into intermission with the 21-7 advantage.
With 9:27 remaining in the third quarter, Hernan Moreno ran in from 1- yard out to score for Valley Head. The PAT failed, making the score 21-13. Coosa answered back with a 17-yard touchdown. The PAT failed for the Conquerors, making the score 27-13. Eian Bain stampeded down the field for 75-yards for the Valley Head touchdown. The Tigers went for two but were stopped by Coosa Christian, making the score 27-19.
Eian Bain scored on a 3-yard run for Valley Head, with 6:43 remaining in the game. The two-point conversion by Hernan Moreno was good, to tie the game 27-27. Coosa answered with a 5-yard touchdown with 3:14 remaining in the game. The point after kick was blocked by the Valley Head Tigers but gave the Conquerors the 33-27 lead. Hunter Robinson returned the kickoff 92-yards for the Tiger touchdown. The two-point conversion by Eian Bain, gave the Tigers the 35-33 win over Coosa Christian.
The Valley Head Tigers will host the Ider Hornets on Friday night.