The Comeback Kids

The Comeback Kids

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. 

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