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1990 State Championship Final Summaries

1990 Class 3A State Championship Game
Dallas County vs. Plainview
Dallas County
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
38   Keith 14 W  
42   Francis Marion W  
 Marbury L  
18   Autaugaville 20 L  
36   Billingsley 12 W  
 Maplesville 33 L  
50   Catholic Montgomery W  
35   Montevallo 12 W  
20   Southside Selma 19 W  
49   Holtville W  
40   Francis Marion W  1st Rd
12   Luverne W  2nd Rd
12   Elba W  3rd Rd
21   Lineville 10 W  Semi
40   Plainview W  Finals
42712-3-0 157
Region Record  1-0
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
 27   Hanceville 21 W OT  
 40   Valley Head W  
 37   Ider W  
 35   North Sand Mountain W  
 24   Crossville W  
 35   Section W  
 49   Pisgah 21 W  
 42   Susan Moore W  
 13   Fyffe W  
 41   Sylvania 15 W  
42   St. Clair County 14 W  1st Rd
35   Vinemont 21 W  2nd Rd
32   Piedmont W  3rd Rd
34   Red Bay W  Semi
 Dallas County 40 L  Finals
49314-1-0 180
Region Record  2-0
Game Summary
Dallas County
7 13 7 13 -- 40
0 7 0 0 -- 7
 Scoring Summaries: 
Dallas County: Anthony Gutheridge 12 yard run (Derek Montgomery PAT)
Dallas County: Kerry Ford 4 yard run (Derek Montgomery PAT)
Plainview: Duane Downer 13 yard pass from Rodney Crowell (Phillip Keel PAT)
Dallas County: Derek Montgomery 1 yard run (PAT no good) 0:12
Dallas County: Derek Montgomery 31 yard run (pass failed)
Dallas County: Kerry Ford 7 yard run (PAT no good)
  Dallas County Plainview
First Downs23 14
Rush/Yards298 145
Pass att/com/int8-5-0 10-5-0
Total Yards379 196
Fumbles/Lost0 1
Punt/Avg.1-35.0 2-50.5
Time of Poss. 
Game MVP:
Records: Dallas County (12-3); Plainview (14-1)
Coaches: Donald Nelson, Dallas County and Dale Priutt, Plainview
Game: Friday December 14, 1990 Martin Field, Plantersville
              Derek Montgomery ran for 189 yards and three touchdowns as Dallas County won its first ever state title. The Hornets, who had never won a playoff game before this season, would blow the game open in the second half after a 1 yard run by Montgomery with 12 seconds left before halftime gave them a 21-7 lead. Plainview had entered the game as the favorite after an undefeated regular season.
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