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Nothing short of incredible

Weaver puts together a late fourth-quarter drive to force overtime, then beats Plainview on second extra session

Shamar Spinks (7) and Dalton Hamby (12) played key roles for Weaver at the end of regulation and in overtime Friday night. On the cover Spinks gets to the corner. (Photos by Candra Roberts/Fort Payne Times-Journal)

By Bradley Roberts
Special to East Alabama Sports Today

RAINSVILLE — Dalton Hamby might not have a happy memory of the last time Weaver met Plainview in the playoffs, but he made a bunch of them Friday night.

The Bearcats senior quarterback directed his team on an incredible last-minute drive to tie the game in regulation and then threw a dart to Shamar Spinks for a two-point conversion in the second overtime to lift his team over the sixth-ranked Bears 30-29 and into the second round of the Class 3A playoffs.

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