Local gridders recognized by AHSAA


Photo courtesy of Grant Campbell 

Several area football players were recognized in the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Prep Spotlight for the Week of Nov. 3.
Southside’s Mason Teague rushed for 241 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries in the Panthers’ 45-17 victory over Etowah. Teague, who currently has 1,955 rushing yards and 25 TDs on the year, helped Southside win its first region title since 2014. Blake Phillips lead the way defensively against the Blue Devils with tackles.
Sardis’ Brian Chapman (pictured at right) was 16 of 19 in passing for 332 yards and four touchdowns in the Lions’ 42-20 victory over Hokes Bluff. Eli Morton had seven receptions for 114 yards and three TDs, while Conner Lowery caught four passes for 182 yards and a score.
Coosa Christian’s John David Justus was an efficient 7 for 8 in passing for 122 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions in the Conquerors’ 49-0 victory over Victory Christian. Eli Motes was Justus’ favorite target with four receptions for 56 yards and three TDs.
Glencoe’s Aaron Mann rushed for 169 yards and four touchdowns on 24 carries in the Yellow Jackets’ 48-28 victory over West End.
Westbrook Christian’s Hunter Arnold rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries in the Warriors’ 45-16 win over White Plains. Bo Kilgo (pictured above) was 7 for 13 in passing for 161 yards and three touchdowns. Lamycal Mitchell had three receptions for 89 yards and a score. Max Legg had 17 tackles, while Eggo Alabassi finished with 10 tackles (three for a loss), a sack and an interception.
Hokes Bluff’s Bryce Whitaker rushed for 148 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries in the Eagles’ 42-20 loss to Sardis.





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