Local teams spend week on the road as regular season winds down

Published 12:00 pm Friday, October 11, 2019

Five teams from the Greater Valley Area are away will spend tonight away from home, while Valley and Troup County have the week off.

Beulah (3-3, 1-3) heads down to Montgomery to face St. James (5-1, 3-1). The Bobcats are coming off of a 48-18 loss to Bullock County last week. Beulah got off to an 18-7 to begin the game before giving up 41 unanswered points to their opponents. St. James is coming off of a 35-24 loss to Pike Road. In 2018, Beulah lost to St. James 49-20 at home.

AISA No. 2-ranked Chambers Academy (7-0, 2-0) concludes a four-game road trip at Pickens Academy (1-5, 0-2) tonight. The Rebels are coming off of a 48-12 win over Success Unlimited last Thursday night in Montgomery. In the win, Braxton Allen and Jordan Benbrook both surpassed the 100-yard rushing mark with a pair of touchdowns each. In 2018, the Rebels shut Pickens out 49-0.

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LaFayette (3-3, 3-1) are also heading down to Montgomery to face 4A Alabama Christian Academy (3-3, 2-2). The Bulldogs are coming off of an impressive 57-20 victory over Fayetteville (4-2, 1-2). Alabama Christian Academy is coming off of a 28-22 win against Headland (3-3, 1-2) last week. In 2018, LaFayette defeated Alabama Christian Academy 27-8.

1A No. 3-ranked Lanett (6-0, 3-0) return from an open week to face Loachapoka (2-5, 1-3). Loachapoka is coming off of a 28-0 loss at Notasulga last week. 

In 2018, Lanett shut Loachapoka out 42-0 at home.

Springwood School (2-5, 0-2) is heading to Columbus to face Calvary (5-2, 2-1). The game was a late addition to the schedule for the Wildcats this past summer. Springwood is coming off of a 24-14 loss at home to Morgan (3-4, 0-2) last week. Senior quarterback Jordan Plank moved into second place on Springwood’s all-time for passing list in the effort.