Red Devils headed to Rainbow City

Fyffe (0-1) at Westbrook (0-1)
Last week: Glencoe 29, Westbrook 12; Geraldine 20, Fyffe 14
2012 result: Fyffe 35, Westbrook 14
Series record: Fyffe 5, Westbrook 2

By Gene Stanley/Sports Correspondent

Fyffe High did something unusual last week.

The Red Devils lost a regular season football game.

Fyffe went into the Geraldine game last Friday riding a 29-game regular-season winning streak.

So will Fyffe be mad?

“I don’t know; to me, they play like they’re mad all the time,” said Westbrook coach Tony Osborne. “Every team has ups and downs but their downs aren’t very down.

“They’re still pretty similar to what they always do. They work at it and do it well, year in and year out.”

Last week’s game was close, though, as Geraldine scored a last-minute touchdown to break a tie.

“We’re inexperienced in spots,” Osborne said. “Playing Glencoe exposed some of those spots and I hope what we’re doing this week will correct them. I’d rather play a good team like Glencoe the first week, because if you play a weak team, you might win but you will get a false sense of confidence and you don’t get those weak spots exposed.”

Both teams should be better this week, so expect a good game.

“It’ll be a good game if we do our part,” Osborne said. “They’re capable of playing better, but so are we. I hope we’ve got those mistakes fixed because their coaching staff will pick up on them.”

Last week against Glencoe, Jake Kilgo completed 14-of-34 passes for 196 yards.

Brien Welch, Noah Hunt and Chris Underwood each had three receptions. Kilgo led the Warriors in rushing with 36 yards on 14 carries.

Dalvin Lewis had 12 tackles, while Dylan McClain had 11 and Tyler Lowery nine.

 
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