Valley Head falls to Decatur
September 13, 2018
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Valley Head falls to Decatur

By Marla Jones, Sports Editor (Photo by Marla Jones)

VALLEY HEAD, Ala. — The Valley Head Tigers fell to Decatur Heritage 35-13 in Class 1A, Region 7 play.

Decatur scored first with 4:25 remaining in the first quarter on a 12-yard touchdown.  The extra point was good, giving the Eagles the early 7-0 lead.  Decatur cashed in on a Valley Head interception, the Eagles scored on a 37-yard drive with :45 remaining in the first quarter.  The PAT was good and the Eagles went up 14-0.  With :21 remaining in the first, Marlon Trinidad scored on a 95-yard touchdown return.  The kick was good and the Tigers brought the score to 14-7.

The Eagles scored on a 23-yard touchdown early in the second quarter.  The kick was good, giving the Eagles the 21-7 going into the half.

Decatur scored on the opening drive of the third.  The Wildcats went up 28-7 with 10:20 remaining in the third.  Six minutes later, Decatur put the final points on the board with a 14-yard touchdown.

In the fourth, Valley Head scored on a quarterback keeper by Jordan Burt.  The kick was no good, making the score 35-7.  The Eagles ran the clock out for the win.

Valley Head will travel to Falkville for another region game on Friday.

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