Friday, October 20, 2017
Gadsden City High School
Sparkman High School
The No. 10-ranked Senators beat Gadsden City 38-13 Friday night to clinch third place in Class 7A, Region 4.
Gadsden City (3-6, 3-3) and Huntsville (4-4, 2-4) meet next week to decide the fourth and final playoff spot in Region 4.
Sparkman scored on all three of its first-half possession to go into the break up 17-3, then added touchdowns on its first two drives of the third quarter for a 31-6 lead. The Senators defense held Gadsden City to 80 yards of offense and four first downs in the first half, and forced five turnovers in the second half.
Gadsden City Stat Sheet
Ryan Sparks completed 9 of 31 passes for 131 yards with a 13-yard touchdown to Jaylen Cole in the early in the fourth quarter and four picks. Jonathan Kilgo kicked field goals of 37 and 30 yards. Jamontez Woods ran for 73 yards on 18 carries. Laray Mostella caught five passes for 88 yards.
By the Numbers
40 – Plays run by Sparkman in the first half to Gadsden Cityâs 18; 9 – Second-half turnovers by the Titans in their past two games; 17 – Plays on the Senatorsâ opening drive of the game, which covered 80 yards. Sparkman converted two third downs and a fourth down; 1 – Sparkman win against Gadsden City in four tries. The Titans won the past three years by an average margin of 29.4 points.