Etowah blanks Springville in Glover’s debut


Photo: Etowah’s Briggs Freeman escapes from the grasp of Springville’s Andrew Carroll during the Blue Devils’ 35-0 win over Springville on August 18 in Attalla.

(Chris McCarthy/Messenger) 

The Matt Glover era at Etowah began on a positive note on August 18, as the Class 4A No. 8 Blue Devils pitched a 35-0 shutout over Springville in Attalla.
For Etowah, Trace Thompson was 14 of 22 in passing for 216 yards and two touchdowns. Omareon Finch had six receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown, while Briggs Freeman had four catches for 38 yards. He also rushed for 75 yards on 10 carries.
Etowah travels to Fort Payne on Friday, August 26.

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