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1978 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1978 Class 1A State Championship Game
Sweet Water vs. West Jefferson
Sweet Water
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
28   Carrollton W  
42   Marengo County W  
42   Fruitdale 12 W  
35   Leroy W  
48   Coffeeville 12 W  
35   Excel W  
21   Hale County W  
42   Frisco City 14 W  
    OPEN    
39   Millry W  
44   J.U. Blacksher 19 W  1st Rd
38   Brantley W  2nd Rd
40   Calera 22 W  Semi
34   West Jefferson W  Finals
  
48813-0-0 108
Region Record  5-0
West Jefferson
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
18   Corner W  
30   Oak Grove W  
36   Pleasant Grove 19 W  
24   Warrior W  
42   Meek 20 W  
20   T.W. Martin W  
22   Berry Fayette W  
34   Oakman 12 W  
12   Lynn 10 W  
14   Corner W  Dental Clinic
34   Speake 16 W  1st Rd
38   Akron 18 W  2nd Rd
14   Wadley 10 W  Semi
 Sweet Water 34 L  Finals
  
33813-1-0 167
Region Record  4-0
Game Summary
West Jefferson
0 0 0 0 -- 0
Sweet Water
7 13 7 7 -- 34
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Sweet Water: Nichols 25 yard pass from Michael Landrum (Luker PAT)
Sweet Water: Michael Landrum 1 yard run (Luker PAT)
Sweet Water: Glass 15 yard pass from Michael Landrum (Luker PAT no good)
Sweet Water: Michael Landrum 15 yard run (Luker PAT)
Sweet Water: Loftin 4 yard run (Luker PAT)
 
  Jefferson Sweet Water
First Downs 9 17
Rush/Yards 150 178
Pass/Yards 0 165
Pass att/com/int 2-0-1 14-10-0
Total Yards 150 343
Fumbles/Lost 3 1
Punt/Avg.4-25 2-38
Penalties44 38
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records:  Sweet Water (13-0); West Jefferson (13-1)
Coaches: Nolan Atkins, Sweet Water and Edwin Swan, West Jefferson
Game: Played Friday December 1, 1978 at Sweet Water
 
Summary:
        Sweet Water quarterback Michael Landrum passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more as the Bulldogs trounced West Jefferson for the school's first ever state championship. The Bulldogs scored in every quarter and led 20-0 at the half.
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