Miller runs roughshod in Gadsden City win over Fort Payne


Photo: Gadsden City’s Malik Woods (right) and Samuel Horton (lower left) tackle Fort Payne’s Kaden Dubose during the Titans’ 34-10 victory in high school football on August 27. (Brandon Pierce/Sports Ledger)

C.J. Miller ran for the three touchdowns in Gadsden City’s 34-10 victory over Fort Payne on August 27.
Miller finished with 159 rushing yards on 16 carries. The visiting Titans (2-0) took the lead for good on Luke Waldrop’s 18-yard touchdown pass to Miller at the 10:09 mark of the first quarter. Gabriel Brito kicked the first of his four extra points on the night.
Miller ran in a 2-yard TD later in the period to make it 14-0, while a pair of 33-yard field goals from Brito in the second frame sent GCHS into the halftime ahead 20-3.
The Titans put the game away in the fourth quarter with two more touchdown runs from Miller, the first for 13 yards and the second from 38 yards out.
Waldrop completed 11 of 23 pass attempts form 150 yards, while Khamari Smith had three receptions for 79 yards.
Samuel Horton and Jackson Veasy each had seven tackles, while Rodney Johnson and Nehemiah Washington each had an interception.



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