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Florence, AL | Wed, October 22, 2014
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Smith sparks Indians’ victory

LEIGHTON — Colbert County remained on track for a Class 3A, Region 8 playoff berth with a 45-12 victory over Colbert Heights on Friday night.

Smith sparks Indians’ victory

LEIGHTON — Colbert County remained on track for a Class 3A, Region 8 playoff berth with a 45-12 victory over Colbert Heights on Friday night.

Colbert Heights (3-5, 1-4) at Colbert County (4-3, 3-2)

The skinny: Colbert County controls its own destiny in the Class 3A, Region playoff race. ... By beating Lexington on Friday, the Indians moved into a tie for third place with the toughest part of the schedule behind them. ... After allowing three teams to score 49 or more points, Colbert County has held its last two opponents to an average of just 15 points per game, including Lexington which averaged 48 points per game coming in. ... Last week’s loss to Sheffield now has Colbert Heights on the outside looking in. ... The Wildcats have been outscored 85-27 the past two weeks and scoring is down nearly a touchdown from 2013. ... Colbert County is 27-3 all-time against Colbert Heights, including a 41-0 shutout last year.

High school football statistics Oct. 16

High school statistics reported this week and published Thursday:

Players of the Week

Players of the Week

Smith carries Indians past Lexington

LEIGHTON — It was clear from the start of Friday night’s game between Colbert County and Lexington that Indians running back Myron Smith would have a big night.

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Lexington (6-1, 3-1) at Colbert County (3-3, 2-2)

The skinny: Lexington has its most potent offense in school history behind quarterback Wes Shirley and running backs Tristan Clark and Dakota Saint. ... The Golden Bears are averaging 41.1 points per game — fifth among all of Class 3A — and have topped 50 points twice this year... Lexington enters off a 41-18 win over winless West Morgan. ... Colbert County stopped a two-game skid with a 63-6 road win over Clements last week. ... At 37 points per game, the Indians rank ninth in scoring in Class 3A, but they’ve struggled to keep better teams out of the end zone, allowing 49 or more points three times. ... The two teams have not met since 2007. ... The Indians holds a 13-1 edge in the all-time series, with Lexington’s lone recorded win over Colbert County coming one month before the stock market crash of 1929.

Smith, Jeffreys spark Colbert County rout

CLEMENTS — After back-to-back losses against two of the state’s top teams, Colbert County needed a breather.

Colbert County (2-3, 1-2) at Clements (0-5, 0-3)

The skinny: Colbert County is better than its 2-3 record. It’s losses have been against Madison Academy, Lauderdale County and Deshler, who own a combined record of 13-3 ... Indians need to tighten up on defense. Colbert County is averaging 31.8 points per game, but has allowed three opponents to top 40 points. ... Clements is on a 13-game losing streak and holds a 4-41 record since 2010 ... Colbert County holds a 5-1 record in the series.

Local roundup: Rogers tops Tanner 3-0 in V-ball

Rogers cruised to a 3-0 victory over Tanner on Monday in area volleyball action.

Big second half sends Tigers past Indians

TUSCUMBIA — The Deshler defense knew something had to change after giving up 30 points in the first half and clinging to an eight-point lead.

Game of the week: Colbert County (2-2) at Deshler (3-1)

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Alabama high school football poll

Rankings released Tuesday night by the Alabama Sports Writers Association:

Mustangs dominate Indians

LEIGHTON – Colbert County fell victim to one of the state’s best programs — regardless of classification — in a 49-14 loss to Class 3A powerhouse Madison Academy on Friday night.

Lexington at Colbert County

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