Tough Battle for the Hornets
September 13, 2018
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Tough Battle for the Hornets

By Marla JonesSports Editor (Photo by Cheryl Boydston)

IDER, Ala. — The Ider Hornets fell to the Sand Rock Wildcats, 12-7 in Class 2A, Region 8 play.

With 5:49 remaining in the first quarter, Sand Rock scored first on a 1-yard dash into the endzone.   The extra point was no good but gave the Wildcats the early lead 6-0 lead.  The teams battled back and forth with no more scoring until the fourth quarter.

In the fourth, with 5:46 left in the game, the Wildcats scored on a 26-yard charge into the endzone.  The extra point was no good but added to the Wildcat lead, 12-0.  With 2:59 remaining in the game, Ider scored on a 3-yard touchdown by Seth Hawkins.  The extra point by James Krebs made the score 12-7.  The Hornets ran out of time for a comeback and lost the game 12-7.

Ider finished the night with 125 yards.  Jacob Higdon led the Hornets with 65 yards on 13 carries.

Ider will travel to face the Section Lions, in regional play, on Friday night.

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