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2002 Super Six State Championship Summaries


 
2002 Class 5A State Championship Game
Russellville vs. Homewood
Russellville
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
48   Deshler 28 W  
63   Muscle Shoals W  
35   Hartselle 21 W  
35   Athens 21 W  
42   Butler W  
42   Cullman 13 W  
58   Bradshaw 10 W  
46   Brewer W  
69   Coffee W  
46   Lee Huntsville W  
55   Huntsville W  1st Rd
40   Mortimer Jordan 14 W  2nd Rd
26   Pleasant Grove 12 W  3rd Rd
34   Hartselle 14 W  Semi
28   Homewood 31 L  Finals
  
66714-1-0 189
Region Record  7-0
Homewood
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
56   Walker W  
48   West End W  
58   Brookwood W  
36   Jess Lanier 12 W  
31   Hueytown W  
42   Thompson 14 W  
51   Jackson-Olin 15 W  
28   McAdory W  
17   Briarwood 20 L  
27   Vestavia Hills W  
54   Wetumpka 34 W  1st Rd
49   Fairhope 25 W  2nd Rd
28   B.C. Rain W  3rd Rd
35   Briarwood 25 W  Semi
31   Russellville 28 W  Finals
  
59114-1-0 212
Region Record  6-1
Game Summary
Russellville
7 0 14 7 -- 28
Homewood
3 7 7 14 -- 31
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Homewood: Chris Suther 48 yard field goal 8:33
Russellville: Jake Thompkins 3 yard run (Chris Swinney PAT) 3:05
Homewood: Brando Thornton 12 yard run (Chris Suther PAT) 9:36
Russellville: John Ty Keelon 40 yard pass from Jake Thompkins (Chris Swinney PAT) 7:32
Homewood: Brando Thornton 14 yard run (Chris Suther PAT) 5:44
Russellville: Justin Williams 4 yard pass from Jake Thompkins (Chris Swinney PAT) 1:34
Homewood: Parker Gargis 2 yard run (Chris Suther PAT) 10:06
Homewood: Brando Thornton 14 yard run (Chris Suther PAT) 6:56
Russellville: Jonathan Witt 5 yard pass from Jake Thompkins (Chris Swinney PAT) 4:30
 
  Russellville Homewood
First Downs25 17
Rush/Yards29-87 35-214
Pass/Yards375 83
Pass att/com/int37-29-1 12-7-0
Total Yards462 297
Fumbles/Lost0-0 0-0
Punt/Avg.1-35.0 3-34.7
Penalties2-28 0-0
Time of Poss.28:27 19:33
   
 
Individual Stats
 Russellville 
 Rushing  Att.  Yds.   TD 
Terrell Groce8 56 0
Jonathan Witt8 18 0
Jake Thompkins11 8 1
Durrell Fuqua1 4 0
Curtis Hamilton1 1 0
     
 Passing  Att/Comp/Int  Yds.   TD 
Jake Thompkins37/29/1 375 3
    
 Receiving  No.  Yds.   TD 
Justin Williams9 128 1
Quentin Phillips4 92 0
Terrell Groce4 44 0
Jonathan Witt4 14 1
John Ty Keelon3 55 1
Curtis Hamilton2 5 0
Durrell Fuqua1 14 0
Jake Thompkins1 13 0
Brandon Sykes1 10 0
 Homewood 
 Rushing Att.  Yds.  TD 
Brandon Thornton14 126 3
Parker Gargis18 87  1
Jerrell Johnson2 2 0
Team1-1 0
     
    
 Passing  Att/Comp/Int  Yds.  TD 
Parker Gargis12-7-0 83 0
    
 Receiving  No.  Yds.  TD 
Brandon Thornton3 20 0
Freddy Young2 17 0
Matt Feld131 0
Houston Wurtele1 15 0
     
     
     
     
    

Game MVP: RB Brandon Thornton, Homewood
Records: Homewood (14-1); Russellville (14-1)
Coaches: Bob Newton, Homewood and Perry Swindall, Russellville
Game: Played Friday December 6, 2002 at Legion Field, Birmingham
 
Summary:
       Brandon Thornton ran for 126 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Patriot ground attack. They scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to take the lead and seal their Class 5A championship.
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