The Paul Bryant Stampede (1-7) capitalized off of clutch plays from their running back and defense to defeat the Brookwood Panthers (4-3) on homecoming night 23-18, claiming its first win of the season.
On a cool, autumn night in Cottondale, Ala., fans on both sides filled the stadium for Paul Bryant High School’s senior night, and watched the Paul Bryant Stampede(1-4, 0-2) upset the Central High Falcons(2-3,1-1) 31-7 in a non-regional, cross-town rivalry, their first win of the season.
Paul W. Bryant High School comes up short against Sidney Lanier as turnovers slow the Stampede late in the second half. Lanier running back Tacaris Bozeman goes off for over 200 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns.
The McAdory Yellow Jackets (1-3, 1-0) started region play off on the right foot, defeating the Paul Bryant Stampede (0-4, 0-2) tonight 18-8. The victory gives the Yellow Jackets its first win of the season.
While the thermometer still registers in the high-eighties, going into week four makes it feel more and more like fall and football season. Not all Tuscaloosa-area schools are competing in area matchups, but there are still some big games to look out for.