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Wenonah 49 – Scottsboro 28

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Carlos Rogers

Wenonah’s Carlos Rogers threw for 341 yards and accounted for six touchdowns in a 49-21 victory over No. 1-ranked Scottsboro in the Class 5A quarterfinals.

Rogers finished 10-of-17 passing for 341 yards, connecting four times with Demond Brown for 101 yards and three touchdowns. Telvin Miller added 30 carries for 173 yards and a touchdown for the Dragons (10-2).

“All week coach said we were playing a good team that hasn’t been beaten,” Rogers said, “so when we got the ball, we just wanted to score on every possession.”

“Through the week coach told u we could beat this team, and we had every intent to do just that,” Brown said.

Wenonah finished with 537 total yards, did not punt and did not commit a turnover.

“We had a good week of practice, one of the best weeks we’ve had all year,” Wenonah coach Ronald Cheatham said. “We knew coming into this game that they score a lot of points. We just wanted to outscore them and play good defense. We executed the thing we wanted to tonight and made the plays we had to make to win.”

D.K. Billingsley ran 22 times for 186 yards and two touchdowns for Scottsboro (12-1), but Wenonah’s defense limited Scottsboro to just 4-of-12 passing for 11 yards.

Wenonah advances to play at Briarwood Christian (12-1) next week.

“We have to keep grinding and now lose focus,” Rogers said.   Complete article

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