Prep football capules: Second-round playoff games at a glance
by Brandon Miller
bmiller@annistonstar.com
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Saks' Tyler Burnett (17) puts pressure on Good Hope's Jerry Fendley in first-round action. (Photo by Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)
Saks' Tyler Burnett (17) puts pressure on Good Hope's Jerry Fendley in first-round action. (Photo by Trent Penny/The Anniston Star)
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Class 6A

Oxford vs. Bob Jones


Where: Patriots Stadium, Madison

Records: Oxford, 9-2, defeated Tuscaloosa County 50-22 in first round; Bob Jones, 9-1, defeated Hewitt-Trussville 21-12 in first round.

Rankings: Oxford is No. 9; Bob Jones is No. 5.

Averages: Oxford: 36.1 points a game on offense, allows 19.6 points a game on defense; Bob Jones: 32.3 points a game on offense, allows 18.5 points a game on defense.

Players of note: Oxford: RB Racean Thomas (committed to Auburn); Bob Jones: MLB Nick Holman (two-star recruit, according to Scout.com).

Series: Bob Jones leads the series 1-0, winning 48-45 in 2008.

Next round: The winner will face Bessemer City or Vestavia Hills.

Class 4A

Clay Central vs. Bibb County


Where: Choctaw Stadium, Centreville

Records: Clay Central, 9-2, defeated Hillcrest-Evergreen 16-15 in first round; Bibb County, 10-1, defeated Ashford 20-6 in first round.

Rankings: Clay Central is No. 8; Bibb County is No. 6.

Averages: Clay Central: 21.8 points a game on offense, allows 9.3 points a game on defense; Bibb County: 31.3 points a game on offense, allows 19.4 points a game on defense.

Players of note: Clay Central: MLB Payton Reynolds (2012 all-state); Bibb County: RB T.J. Bell.

Series: Clay Central and Bibb County have never met.

Next round: The winner will face Childersburg or Charles Henderson.

Jacksonville vs. Oneonta

Where: Gilbreath Stadium, Oneonta

Records: Jacksonville was 8-3, defeated DAR 49-22 in first round; Oneonta, 10-2, defeated West Limestone 56-0 in first round.

Rankings: Oneonta is No. 2; Jacksonville is unranked.

Averages: Jacksonville: 33.2 points a game on offense, allows 25.2 points a game on defense; Oneonta: 47.2 points a game on offense, allows 9.9 points a game on defense.

Players of note: Jacksonville: RB Dominique Thomas (2012 all-Calhoun County); Oneonta: DL Blake Bean (2012 all-state), LB Ethan Boyd (2012 all-state honorable mention).

Series: Oneonta leads the series 4-0, winning the most recent meeting 42-6 in 2011.

Next round: The winner will face Cleburne County or Central-Florence.

Central-Florence vs. Cleburne County

Where: L.E. Bell Field, Heflin

Records: Cleburne County, 7-4, defeated Madison County 17-14 in first round; Central-Florence, 9-2, beat St. Clair County 58-45 in first round.

Rankings: Both teams are unranked.

Averages: Cleburne County: 27.0 points per game on offense, allows 19.5 points per game on defense; Central-Florence: 34.7 points per game on offense, 11.6 points per game on defense.

Players of note: Cleburne County: Trey Bolton (2012 all-area); Central-Florence: RB Gerrald Beasley.

Series: Cleburne County leads the series 1-0 with the lone contest being a 37-0 win in 2001.

Next round: The winner will face Jacksonville or Oneonta.

Munford vs. Guntersville

Where: Munford Stadium, Munford

Records: Munford, 10-1, defeated Ardmore 48-14 in first round; Guntersville, 10-1, defeated Brooks 38-0 in first round.

Rankings: Munford is No. 9; Guntersville is No. 10.

Averages: Munford: 34.1 points a game, allows 13.5 points a game; Guntersville: 35.3 points a game, allows 11.1 points a game.

Players of note: Munford: QB Monteo Garrett (2012 all-area player of the year), DB Tavon Lawson (Minnesota offer); Guntersville: RB Jordan Bentley.

Next round: The winner will face Haleyville or J.O. Johnson.

Class 3A

Piedmont vs. Deshler


Where: Howard Chappell Stadium, Tuscumbia

Records: Piedmont, 10-1, defeated Winfield 38-0 in first round; Deshler, 8-3, defeated New Hope 54-14 in first round.

Rankings: Piedmont is No. 5; Deshler is unranked.

Averages: Piedmont: 46.3 points per game on offense, allows 9.9 points per game on defense; Deshler: 35.8 points per game, allows 17.7 points per game on defense.

Players of note: Piedmont: DT Exavyer Jackson (2012 all-state), CB C.J. Savage (2012 all-state honorable mention, QB Ty Sparks (2012 all-state honorable mention); Deshler: TE B.J. Bailey (2012 all-state), LB LaDrelin Cheatom (2012 all-state honorable mention).

Series: Piedmont and Deshler are tied 1-1, including a 28-6 win by Deshler in the second round last season.

Next round: The winner will play Hamilton or Madison Academy.

Saks vs. Lauderdale County

Where: Robert Earl Grishman Stadium, Rogersville

Records: Saks, 11-0, defeated Good Hope 51-14 in first round; Lauderdale County, 9-2, defeated Geraldine 31-6 in first round.

Rankings: Saks is No. 3; Lauderdale County in unranked.

Averages: Saks: 47.1 points per game on offense, allows 13.5 points per game on defense; Lauderdale County: 37.7 points per game on offense, allows 14.2 points per game on defense.

Players of note: Saks: QB Tre Smith (2012 all-county); Lauderdale County: QB Samuel Grisham (2012 all-state).

Series: Saks and Lauderdale County have never met.

Next round: The winner will face Colbert County or Glencoe.

Class 2A

Ranburne vs. Montgomery Academy


Where: Harlen Robinson Stadium, Ranburne

Records: Ranburne, 10-1, defeated Sheffield 49-12 in the first round; Montgomery Academy, 10-1, defeated Sand Rock 35-21 in first round.

Rankings: Ranburne is No. 10; Montgomery Academy is unranked.

Averages: Ranburne: 32.5 points per game on offense, allows 16.0 points per game on defense; Montgomery Academy: 34.1 points per game on offense, allows 18.5 points per game on defense.

Players of note: Ranburne: QB Dylan Wiggins; Montgomery Academy: QB Josh Thomas.

Series: Ranburne and Montgomery Academy have never met.

Next round: The winner will play North Sand Mountain or Tanner.

Wellborn vs. Fyffe

Where: The Hill, Wellborn

Records: Wellborn, 8-3, defeated Red Bay 29-8 in first round; Fyffe, 10-1, defeated Isabella 56-30 in first round.

Rankings: Fyffe is No. 4; Wellborn is unranked.

Averages: Wellborn: 33.2 points per game on offense, allows 18.5 points per game on defense; Fyffe: 41.5 points per game on offense, allows 16.0 points per game on defense.

Players of note: RB Chantz Goodman (2012 all-state honorable mention), OL Jaleel Burton (2012 all-state honorable mention), QB Landon Machristie (2012 all-state honorable mention); Fyffe: LB Trent Thrash (2012 all-state honorable mention).

Series: Fyffe leads 2-0, with a 34-6 win earlier this season and a 33-19 win last season.

Next round: The winner will face Fultondale or Lanett.
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