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Daphne Turns to Hook-and-Lateral Play
In Fourth-Quarter Rally To Beat Foley
MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A page from the "Old School" playbook provided the spark as Daphne beat Foley 46-45 in overtime last week to grab the AHSAA Prep Spotlight for week three.
The Trojans, who trailed by as many as 19 points in the fourth quarter, scored with seconds remaining to tie the game at 39. Coach Glenn Vickery's team got the tying score and sent the game into overtime using the old "hook-and-lateral" play.
Quarterback T.J. Fleeton, who was 15-of-26 for 198 yards and three touchdowns, fired a 10-yard pass to Tamaurice Tolbert, who then pitched to his brother Wheylan Tolbert who ran the final 27 yards of the 37-yard TD play. Chris Sain then caught the two-point conversion to tie the game at 39 and send it into overtime. Wheylan Tolbert caught a 15-yard pass from Fleeton in overtime and Tyler Cook kicked the game-winning extra point for the one-point win.
The unusual comeback overshadowed a super effort by Foley running back Cedrix Reed. Reed, who helped the Lions build a 22-point lead, ran for 270 yards and scored four touchdowns on runs of 7, 46, 8 and 61 yards to pace Foley.
The wild finish edged out another game where two running backs combined to rush for 599 yards and seven touchdowns. Berry beat previously unbeaten Hubbertville 42-33 as Terrance Hollingsworth had 25 rushes for 336 yards and scored four touchdowns. Hollingsworth, nicknamed "Tank," scored on runs of 17, 25, 2 and 14 yards, added a two-point conversion and also had eight tackles on defense.
Aaron Dillard turned in a stellar performance for Hubbertville Lions with 233 yards rushing on 23 carries. He scored three touchdowns.
Other top performances included:
TY JONES AND TYLER BOLAND, VINEMONT: The two "Tylers" sparked a 34-14 Vinemont win over Cordova and improved the Eagles to 3-0, the best start for the team since 1993. Jones had 121 yards rushing and scored three touchdowns for the third straight game. Boland added 127 rushing yards with TD runs of 42 and 30 yards. The win over the Blue Devils was the school's first in five meetings.
JOHN OWENS, R.A. HUBBARD: Rushed for 297 yards and five touchdowns and passed for a sixth as the Chiefs downed Phillips 60-50. Owens scored on runs of 1, 12, 79, 55 and 37 yards and threw a halfback pass for a 38-yard score.
RODNEY CAMP, PHILLIPS: Was 18-of-38 passing for 260 yards and four touchdowns, ran for a fifth TD and returned the opening kickoff for a sixth score in the 60-50 loss to R.A. Hubbard.
ZAC CROCKER, CULLMAN: The quarterback completed 17-of-20 passes for 298 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-14 win over West Point.
JEREMY JOHNSON, CARVER-MONTGOMERY: Was 8-of-10 passing for 143 yards and three TDs, rushed for 47 yards on three carries and had a 47-yard TD run called back – all in the first half – as the Wolverines jumped to a 56-0 lead en route to a 70-0 win over Jeff Davis.
JONATHAN FORD, WESTBROOK CHRISTIAN: Threw for five touchdowns, including four in the second quarter, in the Warriors' 39-34 loss to Ider. Ford completed 22-of-38 passes for 316 yards. DeVernon Marshall, was his main target, catching 10 passes for 151 yards and four TDs.
SETH FRANKS, BROOKWOOD: The sophomore quarterback passed for 198 yards and two touchdowns and scored the winning touchdown on a 1-yard run with 6:28 left as Brookwood defeated Paul W. Bryant 34-30.
CLAYTON DANIEL, GUNTERSVILLE: The speedy quarterback rushed for 112 yards on 23 carries and completed 7-of-8 passes for 57 yards to account for all three touchdowns in a 21-14 road victory over Fairview.
LUKE BAILEY, FAIRVIEW: The quarterback completed 14-of-18 passes for 150 yards and touchdown — a 23-yard screen pass to Marco Rodriguez, who shed a tackle near the line of scrimmage on the right side of the field, cut back to the left and scampered in for the score. Bailey also rushed 21 times for 137 yards and another touchdown.
SEBASTIAN FENDLEY, CHRIS RAPPER, GOOD HOPE: The quarterback-wide receiver duo connected for three touchdowns (1, 29 and 41 yards) in a 34-26 loss to Winston County. Fendley also ran in a 1-yard touchdown.
JOEL POE, SPANISH FORT: Was 11-of-14 passing for 238 yards and four touchdowns as the Toros beat Gulf Shores 56-7. Poe connected with Sam Harris on scores of 46, 28 and 5 yards.
QUINTERRIS TOPPINGS, BLOUT: Completed 9-of-13 passes for 265 yards and five touchdowns in the Leopards' 49-35 win over Bryant. Toppings' TD passes went for 57, 44, 15 and 33 yards.
TYLER VANN, NORTH SAND MOUNTAIN: The senior quarterback accounted for four touchdowns while passing for 148 yards and running for 118 as the Thundering Herd beat Sand Rock 36-21.
DEVIN ADAMS, VIGOR: Threw for 287 yards and four touchdowns in the Wolves' 28-7 win over Williamson. Adams connected with Shaq Ward for three scores (21, 12 and 13 yards) and with Rodney Stafford (31 yards) for the other TD.
CASEY WOOD, BOAZ: The senior quarterback was 8-of-9 passing for 100 yards and three TDs in a 48-8 win over Columbia. He also blocked a punt.
CHRIS MANNING, SECTION: The junior receiver caught seven passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns (25, 58 yards) and also had 75 yards in punt and kickoff returns in Section's 21-14 win over Gaston.
CAMERON HILL, PLEASANT HOME: Had 214 yards rushing on 14 carries and set a school record with a 96-yard run for a TD as the Eagles nipped Kinston 14-12. He also recorded seven tackles on defense.
CORY BATTLE, HORSESHOE BEND: The Generals' workhorse running back had 27 carries for 234 yards and a TD and also caught three passes for 52 yards to finish with 286 total yards in a 31-14 victory over Montgomery Academy.
JAY ROGERS, BOB JONES: Raced for 230 yards on 20 rushing attempts and scored three touchdowns as the Patriots nipped Florence 48-42. His longest run was 60 yards.
JORDAN LAKE, WESTMINSTER: The senior running back had 168 yards rushing and two scores on just 10 carries in a 40-14 win over Elkmont. He is averaging 11 yards per carry on the year.
ZACK WALKER, G.W. LONG: The Rebels' running back rushed for 197 yards and three touchdowns, including a go-ahead 12-yarder with 9:08 to go, in Long's 27-24 win over Houston Academy.
ADAM GADDIS, BIBB COUNTY: Piled up 254 rushing yards and scored four touchdowns to lead Bibb County to a 59-13 victory over Oak Grove. Gaddis scored on runs of 76, 17, 61 and 66 yards as Bibb County rushed for 560 yards on 37 attempts.
BLAKE WILLIAMS, HALE COUNTY: The freshman rushed for 199 yards on 10 carries and scored four touchdowns in Hale County's 41-21 victory over Cold Springs. Williams scored on runs of 9, 34, 39 and 25 yards.
JEREMY McMULLEN, ALICEVILLE: Ran for 249 yards on 24 rush attempts and scored four TDs in a 42-14 win over Sulligent.
NATHAN TURNER, PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN: Ran for 100 yards on 17 carries with two touchdowns and added a 79-yard kickoff return for a third score in a 40-20 win over Cottonwood. Teammate Kyle Eriksen also had 121 yards and two scores on 17 carries and four tackles on defense.
TROY DIXON, UMS-WRIGHT: Ran for 217 yards and four touchdowns and also caught a TD pass in the Bulldogs' 49-42 win at Thomasville. Dixon scored on runs of 30, 4, 2 and 20 yards and caught a 3-yard TD pass from Gunner Roach.
JOE STASSEN, BAYSIDE ACADEMY: Gained 200 yards on 21 carries and scored a touchdown in a 35-14 win over Opp.
SEAN WALLACE, MARION COUNTY: The 2011 Class 1A Super 6 MVP was 5-of-9 passing for 118 yards and two TDs and rushed for 91 yards and a 32-yard TD on nine carries as the defending 1A state champs beat Parrish 38-12. He also had 47 yards on three returns.
CAM JACKSON, DAVIDSON: Completed 12-of-16 passes for 104 yards and rushed 16 times for 167 yards in the Warriors' 28-26 win over Murphy. He scored on a 46-yard run.
CONNER CRAMER, ALMA BRYANT: Accounted for all five of his team's touchdowns in a 49-35 loss to Blount. Cramer threw for 214 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 123 yards on 25 carries and scored on runs of 41 and 11 yards.
JASON SMITH, McGILL-TOOLEN: The quarterback accounted for 199 yards of offense and two TDs in one half. He rushed for 81 yards on three carries and a TD and was 11-of-12 passing for 118 yards and a TD in a 62-9 over Theodore.
BERRON TYSON, BAKER: Rushed for 171 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries in his team's 24-0 win over Mary G. Montgomery.
C.J. TOLBERT, DADEVILLE: The junior running back gained 168 yards on eight carries and scored four touchdowns, all in the first half, to lead the Tigers past Holtville 47-20.
JOHNATHAN FORD, NEW HOPE: Sparked New Hope's 42-0 win over Holly Pond with four rush attempts for 172 yards, including TD runs covering 86 and 74 yards. He also had a 33-yard punt return and intercepted a pass on defense. Ford now has 702 rushing yards on 37 carries this season – an 18.97 yards-per-carry average.
JORDAN CHUNN, MADISON COUNTY: Ran for 214 yards on 21 carries with three touchdowns in a 56-13 win over Randolph. Chunn also had 13 tackles on defense.
KARTEZ CARR, ST. CLAIR COUNTY: Ran for 213 yards on 20 carries with a touchdown and two-point conversion in a 30-16 win over Douglas. He now has 556 yards rushing on the year on 60 carries.
DREW McCORD, MADISON COUNTY: Recorded 14 tackles in Madison County's 56-13 win over Randolph.
BILLY KIRBY, ST. CLAIR COUNTY: Had 16 tackles, caused a fumble and had three stops for losses in St. Clair County's 30-16 win over Douglas.
HARRISON COLLIER, CARROLL: Had 12 tackles and teammate Kyle Peterman 11 in a 17-14 loss to Valley.
CEDRIC COOK, JOHN ESSEX: Had 15 tackles and two interceptions in a 34-14 win over Marengo.
TEZ JACOBS, BOAZ: The senior had 12 tackles, including five for loss, three sacks and two QB hurries in the Pirates' 48-8 win over Columbia.
DEMONTAE SHEPHARD, SIDNEY LANIER: Ran an interception back 97 yards for a touchdown in the Poets' 13-12 loss to Lee-Montgomery.
MATTHEW COLLINS, IDER: The junior safety had six tackles and intercepted two passes, setting up a field goal with one and returning the other 52 yards for a touchdown, in a 39-34 victory at Westbrook Christian. Collins, who also plays fullback, carried 25 times for 173 yards and touchdowns of 5 and 15 yards. He returned two kickoffs for touchdowns in a win over West End two weeks ago.
T.J. GREEN, SYLACAUGA: Returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown and an interception 50 yards for another score as the Aggies beat Ramsay 48-2.
NICK MULLINS, TALLASSEE: Kicked a 45-yard field goal on the last play of the game to lift unbeaten Tallassee past Charles Henderson 17-14.
JESSE SEALS, ADDISON: The wide receiver returned a punt 62 yards for a score and set up another scoring drive with a 35-yard return later in the game as the Bulldogs beat Southeastern 48-0. Seals also booted six extra points.
DAMIEN DAVENPORT, McINTOSH: Totaled 17 tackles and two sacks for McIntosh in a 32-12 win over J.U. Blacksher.