E.A. Sports Today

Piedmont falls in Top 5 showdown

No. 5 Glencoe gets late field goal to down No. 3 Bulldogs, 31-28

Friday night Calhoun County scores
Lincoln 48, Anniston 12
Alexandria 9, Springville 6
Donoho 21, Winterboro 0
Jacksonville 22, Cherokee County 7
Cedar Bluff 50, Jacksonville Christian 28
Ashville 8, Ohatchee 6
Opelika 45, Oxford 21
Glencoe 31, Piedmont 28
Westbrook Christian 24, Pleasant Valley 6
Saks 50, White Plains 7
Wellborn 42, Weaver 7

By East Alabama Sports Today

GLENCOE — Senior kicker Joseph Bright nailed a low-liner 19-yard field goal with 3:11 left to give No. 5 Glencoe a 31-28 win over No. 3 Piedmont for the upper hand in Class 3A Region 6 Friday night.

The game was a back and forth affair with Piedmont taking a 28-21 lead with two touchdowns less than four minutes apart in the third quarter.

The go-ahead score came on a 97-yard swing pass from Tyler Lusk to C.J. Savage one play after the Bulldogs recovered a fumble.

The Bulldogs (3-1, 2-1) recovered two Glencoe fumbles inside the 10 in the game.

The Yellow Jackets (4-0, 3-0) tied it on Thomas Ozmint’s 16-yard run with 1:49 left in the third quarter. Ozmint rushed for 199 yards.

Lusk was 17-for-24 for 235 yards passing.

This story will be updated.

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