Class 3A Area 5: Piedmont’s Hayes joins elite group, Saks, Ohatchee preserve tempo; Wellborn clinches playoff spotCLASS 3A REGION 5Ohatchee 54, Nice Valley 14Piedmont 38, Hokes Bluff 14Saks 54, Glencoe 7Wellborn 66, Weaver 19
STANDINGSTEAMOV, REGRECORDREGIONWINSREGIONLOSSESREGIONREMAINNRWPiedmont7-1, 5-1Saks, Glencoe, Weaver, PVHokes BluffOhatcheeWellborn10Ohatchee5-3, 5-1Wellborn, HB, PV, Piedmont, GlencoeSaksWeaver0Saks8-1, 5-1Wellborn, Ohatchee, PV, Weaver, GlencoePiedmontHokes Bluff10*Wellborn5-3, 4-2PV, Glencoe, Hokes Bluff, WeaverOhatchee, SaksPiedmont4HokesBluff 3-5, 3-3PV, Glencoe, WeaverOhatchee, Wellborn, PiedmontSaksWeaver1-7, 1-5GlencoePV, HB, Piedmont, Saks, WellbornOhatcheePleasantValley1-7, 1-5WeaverHB, Saks, Wellborn, Piedmont, OhatcheeGlencoeGlencoe0-8, 0-6Weaver, Piedmont, HB, Saks, Wellborn, OhatcheePVNRW: Wins by defeated non-region opponents (tiebreaker); *-includes forfeit winBy East Alabama Sports activities At present
WEAVER – Logan Nelson lastly received to provide any person the ice bathtub he was so wanting ahead to final week and the Wellborn soccer crew lastly might have fun making the playoffs.
The Panthers formally clinched the No. 4 playoff spot out of Class 3A Area 5 with a 66-19 rout of Weaver Friday evening.
The Panthers, who’ve now received 5 straight after beginning the season 0-3, put themselves in place for a playoff spot by beating Hokes Bluff final week, however they needed to beat Weaver to lock it down.
“I’m simply very happy with our coaches and gamers; they’ve labored very arduous,” Panthers head coach Jeff Smith stated. “No person thought we might be within the playoffs this yr.”
Jesse Lewis led the cost with 144 yards speeding and 5 touchdowns. He scored on runs of 19 and seven yards within the first quarter and runs of 37, 42 and 23 yards within the second.
Quarterback Grayson Johnson threw solely two passes, however accomplished each of them for 65-yard touchdowns to Beau Neely and Neely additionally returned a kickoff 79 yards for a rating.
The Panthers led 60-19 at halftime.Cowl picture: Wellborn’s Jesse Lewis breaks away for one in every of his 5 touchdowns in opposition to Weaver Friday evening. (Picture by Greg Warren)This story will probably be up to date.