Week 5 prep scoreboard:
Cullman 20, Fort Payne 16
Cordova 26, Good Hope 14
Fultondale 48, Vinemont 6
J.B. Pennington 42, Hanceville 0
Mortimer Jordan 34, Fairview 3
Falkville 63, Cold Springs 7
Holly Pond - idle
Lynn 21, Addison 18
FLASH NOTES: Cullman pulled off a comeback in the fourth quarter on the day coach ark Britton announced he will retire at the end of the season. The Bearcats knocked Fort Payne from the undefeated category, moving to 2-1 in 6A, Region 7 and 3-2 overall.
The win for Britton was his 133 in his 17th season at Cullman. He is the Bearcats winningest coach. Britton has 150 career victories in 20 seasons on the gridiron. He coached at Fairview from 1998 to 2000, going 17-15.
Good Hope's momentum the Raiders built at Hamilton last week, didn't stay with them this time in a 4A, Region 6 home game with Cordova. The Raiders trailed at the half and could not make up the deficit, falling to 2-2 and 1-2 in the region.
Fultondale moved to 2-0 in 3A, Region 6 with J.B. Pennington 3-0 as the Wildcats rolled by Vinemont at Mark Smothers Stadium and the Tigers defeated Hanceville at Sutton Memorial Stadium in Blountsville.
Hanceville has lost four straight after opening the season with a 36-20 win against Cold Springs.
Fairview and Cold Springs returned to the gridiron after having last week off, only to be dominated on the road by Mortimer Jordan for the Aggies and Falkville for the Eagles.
Fairview is 0-2 in 5A, Region 6 with Cold Springs 0-2 in 2A, Region 7. The Aggies stand at 1-2, the Eagles 1-3.
No. 5 Addison was upset by undefeated Lynn in 1A, Region 7, ending the Bulldogs' 14-game regular season winning streak.
Holly Pond was the odd man out this week in 3A, Region 6. The Broncos go into next week 3-1 and 1-1 in the region.
Photo of Mark Britton after Friday's Cullman-Fort Payne game, courtesy of Cullman H.S.