Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy
A pair of touchdown runs by C.J. Miller and one each from JaQuan Woods, Artavious Hicks and Demarcus Macon sparked Gadsden City to 45-20 victory over Fort Payne last Thursday (Aug. 28) at GCHS.
For the Titans (2-0) Brady Troup was 15 for 20 in passing for 287 yards, including a 48-yard touchdown pass to J.C. Woods. Miller finished with 112 yards on 11 carries.
Macon had six receptions for 128 yards, while Woods caught four passes for 97 yards. Khamari Smith caught three passes.
Aaron Richard led the way defensively with five tackles.
The Titans open their Class 7A, Region 3 schedule next Friday (Sept. 4) at home against Oak Mountain.
Ashville came up short to Southeastern, 21-13, last Thursday (Aug. 27) in Remlap.
For the Bulldogs (1-1), Luke Harris rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries.
Dylan Harris was 6-for-10 in passing for 81 yards and a TD, while Adriane Hernandez caught three passes for 75 yards and a score.
Clay Keller led the way defensively with 18 tackles, followed by Cole Hyatt and Ashton Mostella with 10 each. The Bulldogs begin their Class 4A, Region 6 schedule next Friday (Sept. 4) at home against Good Hope.
Sardis fell to Sylvania, 32-7, in the Lions’ season opener last Thursday Aug. 27. Sardis’ lone score came on Avery Carroll’s 1-yard run touchdown run. The Lions open their Class 5A, Region 7 schedule at Douglas on Sept. 4.