By Marla Jones, Sports Editor
Fyffe 50-LaFayette 15
For years, fans have came to a Fyffe game to see some hard hitting football. Thursday night as Fyffe hosted LaFayette, they were not disappointed.
Fyffe quickly started their scoring frenzy. With 7:18 left in the first quarter, Dilan Kilpatrick scored for the Fyffe Red Devils. With 1:44 left in the first, he scored another touchdown for the Red Devils, making the score 14-0.
In the second quarter, Kilpatrick stampeded into the endzone on a 42-yard run with 8:33 remaining in the second quarter. With 5:33 left in the first half, Jatarvious Whitlow scored on a 60-yard punt return for the LaFayette Bulldogs. With 3:31 left in the half, Fyffe racked up more points when Ryan Martin brought in a 38-yard run for the score. The LaFayette Bulldogs answered back with a 1-yard dash into the endzone and converted a two-point conversion with 1:42 left in the half. With only :42 remaining in the half, Kilpatrick scored once more for the Fyffe Red Devils on a 22-yard gallop into the endzone. Going into the half, Fyffe lead the LaFayette Bulldogs, 35-15.
With 5:46 left in the third quarter, Seth Benefield scores, taking the Fyffe lead to 43-15. A unsportsmanlike penalty was assessed to the Bulldogs.
With 8:18 left in the fourth quarter, Fyffe put more nails into the Bulldog coffin with the touchdown run by Dilan Kilpatrick.
Final Fyffe 50, LaFayette 15.
The Southern Torch Standouts for the game were Dilan Kilpatrick, Tyler Ashley and Seth Benefield.
Fyffe will travel to Red Bay for the second round of playoffs. They are the only team left representing Dekalb County.