Spring Garden puts down Conquerors

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedIn

Courtesy of Cherokee County Herald

Spring Garden fell just four points short of setting a new school record for most points scored in a football game on Friday (Oct. 24) with a 72-42 victory over Class 1A, Region 7 rival Coosa Christian.

Spring Garden (6-3, 5-1) jumped out to a 33-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. 

Coosa Christian (1-8, 1-5) opened the second-quarter scoring on a 1-yard touchdown run by senior quarterback Johnny Grizzard. The 2-point conversion failed, keeping the score at 33-6 Panthers.

Spring Garden accounted for the next three touchdowns in the second quarter for a 52-6 advantage.

The Conquerors scored again with 2:24 left in the third on a 5-yard touchdown run by Grizzard. Grizzard accounted for three more touchdowns in the third on runs of 38 and 60 yards. He also had a 34-yard touchdown pass to sophomore receiver Wesley Grizzard with 30 seconds remaining in the quarter.

Coosa Christian (1-8, 1-5) closes out its season on Friday at home against Donoho. 

Latest News

Blind Glencoe grad receives Lighthouse Guild scholarship
RaceTrac near I-59 in Gadsden installing four EV chargers
ADRS breaks ground on new location in Gadsden
Community mourns death of beloved Harry ‘Shug’ Butler
Southside bridge replacement project underway

Latest Sports News

Southside’s Thompson highlights All-Gadsden Metro boys soccer team
Westbrook's Machen, Southside's Jackson lead off All-Gadsden Metro girls soccer 
Gaston's Bogle, Southside's Webb highlight All-Messenger track and field teams
Power trio highlights All-Messenger softball
Robby Davis has clear vision for Gadsden City baseball program