Sweet Water storms over AlicevilleBy Brittney Knox Published 11:47pm Friday, November 16, 2012
Sweet Water stormed over Aliceville in Friday’s contest with a roaring 54-7 win advancing them to the third round of the playoffs.
Aliceville opened the game with their feet on the ground and with a high tempo putting points on the board early in the first quarter.
A 20-yard run by Aliceville gave them an early lead over Sweet Water with 8:27 left in the first quarter, also giving them their only score of the night.
The Bulldogs, eager to respond, took to the field and their senior player Deion Waters scored on a 9-yard run, which would make his first of four touchdowns for the night.
“I was pleased with their effort in how the team played tonight,” Coach Stacy Luker of Sweet Water said.
Waters had 24 carries for 250 yards all in the first half of the game. The Bulldogs gained all their yardage on the ground in Friday’s game with a dominating 581-yards on 65 carries.
Aliceville was forced to punt on their next drive and even despite a punt fake, their attempt failed and resulted in a turnover on downs.
The Aliceville mistake would then grant Sweet Water good field position to set up another scoring drive.
Waters scurried down the field with aggressive runs powering through defenders gaining several yards even after contact.
Sweet Water’s second touchdown was scored in the first quarter with only 1:55 before the second quarter making it 14-7.
The second quarter gave another Sweet Water player a chance to cross the goaline. Jakoby Aldridge scored on a 14-yard run with 9:22 left in the half.
After the Sweet Water touchdown, the ball was kicked to Aliceville giving them another chance at adding to the score. However, an interception by Trae Pritchett stops Aliceville deep in the red zone.
An 18-yard run by Waters made the score 28-7 with 3:30 left in the second quarter.
Another Aliceville interception on the following drive gave Sweet Water a chance to capitalize on their mistake.
The Bulldogs rushed through to the endzone two additional times before the half, their last TD scored with 2.5 left in the half, making the score 42-7.
Two additional scores for the Bulldogs gave them a final score of 54-7 to take them into the third week of the playoffs.
The Bulldogs will host Lamar County next week.