PREP ROUNDUP: West Point dominates Lawrence County 42-14; Fairview outlasts St. John Paul II; Cold Springs, Good Hope also pick up wins
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West Point's first Class 5A, Region 7 victory was an emphatic one.
After three weeks on the road to the open the season, the Warriors gave the home crowd plenty to celebrate on Friday night, rolling to a 42-14 triumph over Lawrence County.
West Point (2-2, 1-1 in Region 7) scored the game's first 20 points in the first half, and the Warriors never let Lawrence County mount a threat.
"Our defense stepped up and played well after a couple of rough weeks. Our guys keep showing up and working hard. We're trying to get better every week," said West Point coach Don Farley. "It felt good to be at home. It was a good win."
Warriors' quarterback Will Cochran continued his strong season with four total touchdowns – a pair on the ground and through the air. Cochran opened the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown less than a minute into the game and added a 53-yard touchdown pass to Branson Smith with 4:25 to go in the first quarter.
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PREP ROUNDUP: Cold Springs holds off Southeastern 34-33; Ellis leads Fairview to victory; Hanceville shuts out J.B. Pennington; Addison, Good Hope earn wins
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Ayden Alexander racked up four touchdowns, Cold Springs came up with a key stop late in the game, and the Eagles improved to 2-1 on the season following a 34-33 home victory over Southeastern on Friday night.
Alexander's final rushing score of the contest put Cold Springs up 34-27 in the fourth quarter.
The Mustangs, however, found the end zone to pull to within one and set up for a 2-point attempt.
The Eagles, though, turned them away to preserve the slim lead and eventual region triumph.
"The game was on the line for our defense with a minute left to go, and they made a play," coach Rod Elliott said. "They bailed me out tonight. Lawson (Burgess), Jordan (Lacey) and Roberto (Ayala) made the stop."
Alexander scored on runs from 8, 10, 2 and 6 yards out.
He finished with 260 yards on 21 carries. He also caught three passes for 34 yards.
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