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• IRALA NEWS - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1975 PAGE9 I Photos By The I=lorala News Photographer tcheld off two serious ner slipped. The Rebels mar- game with 86 carries asThom- oring threats in the ched 86 yards to the Florala ley picked up 84 on 14attempts. and went on to claim 10 in 21 plays in another drive Turning in keydefensiveper- ory over the Rebels that lasted much of the quar- formances for the Wildcats ~ing round of theAla- ter. The Rebels again faced were Matt Bradley, Joey Evans, ~School Athletic As- another fourth-flown situation Craig Matthews, Aaron Shaw, [State 2A Playoffs in at the Florala 11, but a pass Jeffery Owens, John Hunt, Herb Iriday night, fell incomplete. Johnson, Victor Weeks, David ory was the llth in Florala intercepted a Rebel Maddox, Craig Hutcheson, Ed- Paul Terry's Wild- pass in the closing minutes of die Thrash, and Steve Sexton. orala actually hadto the contest and had the ball on Florala will be at home Fri- Rehobeth got on the Rehobeth 13 when the game day night in the second round ended• After the interception, of the playoffs. Their oppo- : I~Oard in the opening ! Anthony scored an apparent nent will be Thomasville, win- ~'s defense reallyput touchdown on a run of 20 yards, her of Region I. ~h e on Florala at the but it was nullified due to a Thomasville defeated J. F. game when Florala, clipping penalty. Shields in Region I action 56-12 e opening kickoff, Anthony was the workhorse Saturday night in Monroeville. to punt at their for Florala by lugging the ball , ehobeth's Jim Ty-18 times for 148 yards while hrough to block the teammate Maddox carried 11 Rebels lookedasiftimes for 112 yards. Craw- ford paced the Rebel ground l in business at the rst play, Mack Thorn- a halfback pass, but Jeffery Owens inter- the 19. Again Flo- gain but just eight hree rushing attempts [ another punt. Re- on tremendous pres- Sing a bad punt which bust 27 yards to the ~eth. ~ls, behind the quar- E Of Marty ColPns, fork and on a third- !situation, Collins fa- ~to fullback Ronnie cut outside the right lashed 38 yards to the ~atouched. Rehobeth's Wide as the Rebels front 6-0 with 5:57 ~first period. came roaring back Zcellent field position ~suing kickoff when Ony, who later proved thorn in the Rebel's rned the ball 38 yards ~. It took just six that point and the ~as a 19-yard pass ~erback Gauis Gran- )uvidMaddox on third Floi.ala extrk p0i :blocked by Donald keep the score tied. team did much after Florala took over the Ite in the second qnar- own 40. The Wild- :bed 60 yards for the touch-down in seven on the ground. The rs were an ll-yard lron Shaw and a 15- Y Maddox and the final ~Is were covered by The Wildcats went for ~ade it on a pass from ~ens to Ricky Ander- ~touchdown came with in the half, as F1o- 14-6 at intermission• Florala punt of 33 led to the Rehobeth ~.ebels began a drive L~ period that took b! the quarter. It was ~l time Rehobeth had the period and first the punt Rehobeth's L rambled 18 yards to 9a 48. The Rebels to the Florala seven a fourth-and-two. erupted a pass, but ddie Thrash made to be the defensive night by dropping quarterback for a loss and the Wild- ball in play at their ., : ..... "BIG JOHN" ANTHONY scores ~ePenalty put the ball Florala eight and all Anthony. The ~arunnmg back car- 11 five straight ti- ~e Wildcats lit up the '˘1 again. Anthony rip- ~s of 10 and 13 yards ffirst play of the fourth ~k a pitchout from circled right end and )wn the sidelines, for TD. Florala's ex- kick was blocked by ~irah, after Rehobeth for an offsides pen- _6!e score, Florala ~.0, :h took the ensuing ~put the ball in play lout, after the run- EDDIE THRASH AND AARON SHAW close in od QB. on this 69 yard run. FLORALA REHOBETH First Downs - 9 First Downs - 15 Passes - ~.-6 Passes 4-11 Intercepted By - ~. Intercepted By - 0 Yards Passing - 33 Yards Passing - 24 FUMBLES Lost - 1-0 Fumbles Lost - 5-2 Yards Penalized - 33 Yards Penalized - 1 1/2 Punts - 6-26. Punts - ~.-36 Yards Rushing - 26g Yards Rushing - 219 Net Yardage - 295 Net Yardage - 243 SCORE BY QUARTERS Florala 6-8-0-6 .......... 20 ,Rehobeth 6-0-0-0 ........... 6 SCORING Rehobeth - Collins (38, run) Florala- Anthony (8, run)An- kick fails, derson pass from Owens, "SNAKE" ANDERSON tackled after receiving pass from QB Florala - Maddox (19, pass Florala Anthony (68, run) GAUIS GRANTHAM setting up first 'Cat TD. from Grantham) kick blocked, run failed. HOST OF CATS sack Rehobeth @B. AARON SHAW gains yardage, 'CATS 'CATS slop Rehobeth STOP REHOBETH RUNNING BACK. DAVID MADDOX gains long yardage. DAVID MADDOX scores after receiving pass from QB GAUIS GRANTHAM ,J ,t JOHN ALBERT MATTHEWS AND CRAIG MATTHEWS sack Rehobeth quarterback. MATT BRADLEY stops Rehobeth back for no gain.