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1975 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1975 Class 4A State Championship Game
Mountain Brook vs. Dothan
Mountain Brook
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
28   Vestavia Hills W  
35   John Carroll W  
22   Hewitt-Trussville 20 W  
31   Erwin W  
23   Berry 12 W  
28   Banks W  
13   Shades Valley W  
27   Hueytown W  
24   Tuscaloosa County W  
19   Homewood 10 W  
    Bye    1st Rd
21   Tuscaloosa 16 W  2nd Rd
50   Coffee 20 W  Semi
29   Dothan 23 W  Finals
  
35013-0-0 125
Region Record  0-0
Dothan
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
13   Carver Montgomery 12 W  
 Jeff Davis L  
 Americus GA 14 L  
 Douglas County GA W  
28   Central Phenix City 20 W  
24   Selma W  
43   Prattville W  
18   Sidney Lanier W  
34   Carroll W  
16   Enterprise W  
    Bye    1st Rd
13   Murphy W  2nd Rd
 Hueytown W  Semi
23   Mountain Brook 29 L  Finals
  
23710-3-0 95
Region Record  6-0
Game Summary
Mountain Brook
14 7 0 8 -- 29
Dothan
3 2 6 12 -- 23
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Dothan: Scott Brazell 42 yard field goal
Mountain Brook: Major Ogilvie 8 yard run (Rem Miller PAT)
Mountain Brook: Richard Berg 1 yard run (Rem Miller PAT) 5:48
Dothan: David Reeves 25 yard fumble return (pass failed)
Mountain Brook: Billy Morris 7 yard run (Rem Miller PAT)
Dothan: Scott Cardwell tackled for safety after an interception
Dothan: Johnny Gause 14 yard pass from Steadman Shealy (pass failed)
Dothan: Buddy Collins 39 yard pass from Steadman Shealy (PAT blocked) 10:17
Mountain Brook: Richard Berg 1 yard run (Berg to Price pass) 5:20
 
  Mountain Brook Dothan
First Downs 19 12
Rush/Yards 241 157
Pass/Yards 128 138
Pass att/com/int 7-5-0 19-11-1
Total Yards 369 295
Fumbles/Lost 2
Punt/Avg. 4-33.0 3-33.7
Penalties 71 60
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records:  Mountain Brook (12-0); Dothan (10-3)
Coaches: Robert Higginbotham, Mountain Brook and Phillip Creel, Dothan
Game: Played Saturday December 6, 1975 at Legion Field, Birmingham
 
Summary:
             
Mountain Brook, led by the running of Major Ogilvie, won the Class 4A state championship for 1975 Saturday by defeating Dothan 29-23. Ogilvie ran for a total of 171 yards on 22 carries and scored a touchdown for the Spartans. The Tigers from Dothan took the early lead when Rem Miller kicked a 21 yard field goal in the first quarter.
              The Spartans would come right back to score on an 80 yard drive in only six plays with Ogilvie getting the touchdown on an 8 yard run. Still in the first quarter, Spartan quarterback, Richard Berg would scored on a one yard run to give Mountain Brook a 14-3 lead. Dothan would score later when David Reeves picked off an errant pitchout and raced 25 yards for a touchdown.
              This was Mountain Brook's first ever state title in their first playoff appearance. It was Dothan's second straight lose in the title game as they lost to Homewood last season in Birmingham.
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