Prep football roundup: Ranburne, Weaver win; Donoho, Jacksonville Christian fall
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Ranburne 33, Woodland 27, 2 OT

WOODLAND —
Ranburne’s defense stepped up in the second overtime, coming up with a big sack on third down and an interception on fourth down that set up Dylan Wiggins’ game-winning, 5-yard touchdown pass to Kyle Lovvorn.

The Bulldogs (6-0) jumped out to a 14-point lead early after an 18-yard touchdown run from Dylan Tullis and a 66-yard completion from Wiggins to Lovvorn.

Woodland scored late in the first half to make the halftime score 14-7 on John Wes Adcock's 15-yard run. The Bobcats outscored Ranburne 14-0 in the third quarter to take a 21-14 lead into the fourth. Adcock added a 5-yard scoring run, and Justus Herring scored on a 1-yard rush.

Wiggins hit Brayden Wilson for a 39-yard touchdown pass on Ranburne’s first drive of the fourth, and the two sides were deadlocked 21-21 after regulation.

In the first overtime, Wiggins found Tullis for a 5-yard touchdown on fourth down. Woodland blocked Ranburne’s extra point. The Bobcats scored to tie the game, but its extra-point attempt was also unsuccessful after a high snap led to a sack.

Wiggins finished the game 10-of-17 passing for 249 yards and four touchdowns. Tullis had 16 carries for 91 yards and a score. Lovvorn caught seven passes for 160 yards and two touchdowns, and Wilson had three grabs for 49 yards and a score. On defense, Lovvorn had two interceptions.

For Woodland (3-3), Adcock rushed for 99 yards on 20 carries, and Colby Spears had 50 yards on 14 attempts.

Falkville 30, Donoho 13

FALKVILLE —
Chris Carr ran for a touchdown and threw for another as Donoho fell for the first time since the season opener.

Donoho (4-2) got a 29-yard touchdown run by Carr in the second quarter. In the third period, Carr hooked up with his brother, Kevin Carr, for a 7-yard scoring pass.

Chris Carr completed 10 of 18 passes for 97 yards. He also was the team’s leading rusher with 89 yards on 16 carries.

Kevin Carr caught three passes for 53 yards. Defensively, he helped lead the team there, too, with two interceptions.

Samuel Garner had a team-high 13 tackles, while Axis Adcock added 10. Reeves Nelson and Justin Foster each had eight stops.

Gaylesville 58, Jacksonville Christian 32

JACKSONVILLE --
Daylon Brackett enjoyed a big night for Jacksonville Christian, even though the Thunder fell at home.

He rushed for 210 yards on 19 carries and scored three touchdowns. In addition, he completed 20 of 34 passes for 281 yards and two more scores.

He opened the scoring with a 24-yard run in the first quarter. In the second, he completed a 3-yard touchdown pass to Chris Armprester, then Brackett followed with a 7-yard run.

Even with the fireworks, Gaylesville led 38-20 at halftime, which the visitors stretched out to 51-20 in the third period.

In the final quarter, Brackett scored on an 18-yard run, then threw a 63-yard touchdown pass to Jacob Heath.

Armprester caught nine passes for 145 yards, and Heath had five receptions covering 93 yards.

Weaver 49, Cleveland 28

CLEVELAND —
The Bearcats outlasted Cleveland by scoring late touchdowns late to extend its seven-point halftime lead.

After the two team traded touchdowns to start the game, Weaver separated itself before Cleveland added a score within a minute of halftime.

The Bearcats (3-3) came out in the second half a new time, scoring behind the play of Chris Arnold, who finished the game with two scores and 175 yards rushing. Paul Hubbard also fielded the attack with 110 yards rushing and two touchdowns of his own.

Weaver’s offense racked up points in the second half, including a 65-yard touchdown run from Delo Forbes and 7-yard touchdown pass from Timothy Hawkins to Austin Jennings.

But the defense also stepped up. Brandon Smith shined at defensive back, recording two interceptions. He added a rushing score on offense.

Weaver plays Saks at home next week.

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