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1972 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1972 Class 1A State Championship Game
Marion County vs. Valley Head
Marion County
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
25   Sulligent W  
 Carbon Hill 27 L  
27   Brilliant W  
 Winfield W  
36   Berry Fayette W  
20   Phillips Bear Creek W  
14   Addison W  
21   Millport 20 W  
42   Hackleburg 13 W  
34   Lamar County W  
28   Excel 20 W  1st Rd
41   Sweet Water 21 W  Semi
38   Valley Head 21 W  Finals
  
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Valley Head
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
23   Fyffe 20 W  
34   Sand Rock W  
32   Cedar Bluff W  
 Geraldine 20 L  
29   Crossville W  
43   Collinsville 12 W  
63   North Sand Mountain W  
48   Sylvania W  
28   Plainview 13 W  
27   Ider 14 W  
33   Ranburne 14 W  1st Rd
27   Carrollton 21 W  Semi
21   Marion County 38 L  Finals
  
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Game Summary
Marion
14 14 10 0 -- 38
Valley
0 7 0 14 -- 21
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Marion: Gogue Reed 4 yard run (Keith Cox PAT)
Marion: David Reed 29 yard pass from Terry Franks (Keith Cox PAT)
Valley Head: Van Cooper 3 yard pass from Jack Carden (Jack Carden PAT)
Marion: David Reed 39 yard pass from Terry Franks (Keith Cox PAT)
Marion: Terry Franks 3 yard run (Keith Cox PAT)
Marion: Keith Cox 2 yard run (Keith Cox PAT)
Marion: Keith Cox 43 yard field goal
Valley Head: Billy McGlincy 22 yard interception return
Valley Head: Freddy Carr 1 yard run (Jack Carden pass to Van Cooper)
 
  Marion Valley
First Downs 18 15
Rush/Yards 273 268
Pass/Yards 173 102
Pass att/com/int 17-7-5 15-8-3
Total Yards 446 370
Fumbles/Lost 0 0
Punt/Avg.0 2-35.0
Penalties 30 35
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records: Marion County  (12-1); Valley Head (11-2)
Coaches: Bill Rayburn Marion County and George Hoblitzell, Valley Head
Game: Played Friday December,1 1972
 
Summary:
           
Marion County won the Class 1A state championship by defeating Valley Head 38-21. Terry Franks passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score for Marion County. Keith Cox also scored on a two yard run and kicked a 43 yard field goal for Marion County. The championship was the second consecutive for the Red Raiders.
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