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PV breaks through

Friday roundup: Raiders get first region win for Nix; also reports from Alexandria, Jacksonville, Ohatchee, Randolph County

Trent Lane (1) cuts in to score the first of his two touchdowns for Randolph County Friday night. (Photo by Jeremy Wortham/TigerDen Media)

By East Alabama Sports Today

JACKSONVILLE – A lot of things came together for Pleasant Valley to enjoy one of the best games of coach Jonathan Nix’ tenure.

The Raiders had an open week to prepare in which they acted like it was the first week of practice and focused on nothing but things that would make them better. And it was Homecoming. On top of that, Nix offered them a challenge.

It all added up to a record-setting 37-0 victory over Glencoe for their first region win in Nix' three seasons and second overall win of the season. It snapped a 17-game losing streak in a region that is one of the toughest in the state.

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