Yellow Jackets head to the Creekbank


Glencoe (6-0, 4-0) at Ohatchee (1-5, 0-4)

Last week: Glencoe 49, Ashville 8; Weaver 35, Ohatchee 20

Last meeting: Glencoe 17, Ohatchee 7 (2005)

Series record: Glencoe leads 14-2

By Gene Stanley/Sports Correspondent

While there’s the potential for a blowout in this game, there’s also the potential for an upset, according to Glencoe coach Lee Ozmint.

“They’re a dangerous team,” he said. “We’ve got to do what we do and do it well or they could sneak up and bite us.”

Ozmint said that Ohatchee has a good offense but the defense has been hit hard by injuries.

“The defense is kind of thin,” he said. “Most of their injuries have hit that side of the team.”

Meanwhile, Glencoe is as healthy as a team can be at this stage of the season.

“We’re going to be prepared,” Ozmint said. “These kids are able to focus and stay focused. We’ve got a special group this year. They go out and do their job, period. Anyone who doesn’t do that sticks out like a sore thumb.”

The Yellow Jackets currently hold down the top position in Class 3A Region 6, a game ahead of Piedmont and Walter Wellborn. Glencoe, however, holds the tiebreaker over both teams. 

Last week against Ashville, Dylan Stone finished with 285 combined yards. He rushed 15 times for 116 yards and completed 9 of 22 passes for 169 yards.

Thomas Ozmint gained 237 yards and a pair of touchdowns on 26 carries. 

Andrew Willis had four receptions for 73 yards. 

Mason Brown led defensively with eight tackles, while Austin Bush had six and Pace Ozmint five. 

Latest News

WEEKEND PLANS: Pedal boat operation now open in Gadsden
Annual Memorial Day event planned for Monday
City of Gadsden launches new text-based 911 feature to assist callers, first responders
City of Gadsden honors nation's fallen with memorial flag displays
Outstanding students honored at Honors Day in Gadsden

Latest Sports News

Locals make all-state soccer teams
All-Etowah County Schools softball released
All-Etowah County Schools baseball announced
Local players named to all-area baseball team
Local athletes, coaches named to compete in North/South games