AHSAA Class 1A playoff (2nd round)
Friday, November 17
Addison Bulldogs vs. Hackleburg Panthers
Ray Family Stadium - Hackleburg
RADIO: WKUL-FM (92.1)
ADDISON: 9-2, #2 in Region 7
HACKLEBURG: 10-1, #1 in Region 8
SERIES: Addison 10-3
LAST TIME: Addison 17-6 in 2011
LAST WEEK: Addison 45-13 over Hubbertville
Hackleburg 49-19 over Woodville
ADDISON: 5-game winning streak, 3-2 on road
HACKLEBURG: 9-game winning streak, 5-1 at home
COMMON OPPONENT: Decatur Heritage - Addison defeated Heritage 32-14, Hackleburg lost to Heritage 28-26.
ADDISON PLAYOFF SUMMARY:
RB Tyler Borden 189 yards rushing, 3 touchdowns vs. Hubbertville
65-yard TD run in the second quarter as Addison led 18-0 at the half.
QB Zayne Guthrie - 121 yards rushing, completed 4 of 7 passes for 64 yards. Accounted for 3 TDs. Also had a fumble recovery.
RB Braxton Pruett - 40-yard TD run in the 4th quarter.
WR Luke Chambers - 4 catches, 64 yards, TD
HACKLEBURG REGULAR SEASON SUMMARY:
Stone Fincher RB - 1,326 rushing yards (reg season) 20 TDs
Led team in tackles with 139.
Evan Crowe RB, Kaleb Moore QB, combined for 800 yards rushing, 8 TDs.
Crowe leads Panthers with 4 interceptions
Hackleburg 408 points in 2017, allowed 180 (through 11 games)
Addison 427 points in 2017, allowed 150 (through 11 games)
Addison has allowed 21 points to one opponent (Winston Co) during 5-game winning streak. Everyone else 14 points and less.
Bulldogs are 5-5 in the playoffs under David Smothers. Have won 4 of last 5 playoff assignments. Were 3-1 in 2016, reaching the 1A semifinals. Addison is 50-18 in 6 seasons under Smothers.
Panthers are 85-22 under coach Rod Hudson. Are 9-7 in playoffs under Hudson (9 years).
Hackleburg has reached the 2nd round for four consecutive years. Was runner-up in 2009, Hudson's first year in 1A when they lost to Brantley 28-13 in the state championship game.
WINNER PLAYS: Winner of South Lamar-Cedar Bluff in quarterfinals November 24.