Tigers advance to football playoffs

Brian Watts (1) is shown blocking a punt that was returned by Noah Benton for a touchdown.

Fayette defeated the Hamilton Aggies 28-8 on the road to conclude its 2022 regular season. The Tigers will next face Sylvania in the first round of the playoffs. The Tigers controlled the tempo of the game from the beginning, receiving the opening kickoff and returning the kick to its 42-yard line.

Sumiton Christian beats Berry

Mason Parr (55) runs the ball for Berry.

The Berry Wildcats finished off the 2022 season by welcoming the Sumiton Christian Eagles to Fred Webster Stadium. Unfortunately, turnovers would plague the Wildcats throughout the game, and Berry’s season came to an end with a 53-18 loss to the Eagles.


Fayette defeats Midfield 35-16

Charles Grant (6) had a tremendous night running the ball for the Tigers against the Midfield Patriots.

Despite starting the game with a 14-0 lead, Midfield led 16-14 midway through the fourth period before hard running by Charles Grant and a fumble recovery by the Tigers’ defense led to three touchdowns by Dylan Schloerb and a 35-16 Fayette victory.


Fayette loses to Winfield 25-13

Brian Watts (1) is shown stripping the ball away from a Winfield ball carrier and running for a Fayette touchdown.

Despite controlling the ball for approximately 14 minutes in the first quarter and taking a 13-0 lead into the second period, Fayette ultimately lost a key regional matchup to Winfield by the score of 25-13. Fayette received the opening kickoff at its 24-yard line and immediately added an additional 15 yards on the first play as Blake Johnson completed a pass to Hollis Strawbridge.


Lynn beats Berry 49-0

Luke Norris (24) is pictured getting a good gain for the Wildcats.

The Berry Wildcats played its final road game of the year, as they traveled to Lynn to face the 11th ranked Bears. The Bears proved to have too much firepower for the Wildcats, and walked away with a 49-0 victory.