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1967 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1967 Class 1A State Championship Game
Marengo County vs. Valley Head
Marengo County
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
14   Sweet Water W  
26   Thomasville 13 W  
35   Pine Hill W  
55   Orrville 26 W  
48   Red Level 12 W  
35   Evergreen W  
39   Francis Marion W  
19   Wilcox County W  
35   Choctaw County W  
27   Linden W  
34   Billingsley W  1st Rd
42   Valley Head W  Finals
  
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Valley Head
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
28   Fyffe 25 W  
39   Cedar Bluff W  
52   Geraldine 13 W  
34   Crossville 18 W  
41   Davis GA 12 W  
40   Gaylesville W  
21   Sylvania 12 W  
39   Plainview 12 W  
28   Ider W  
41   Collinsville W  
34   Lowndes County W  1st Rd
 Marengo County 42 L  Finals
  
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Game Summary
Marengo County
14 14 -- 42
Valley Head
0 7 0 0 -- 7
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Thomaston: Buddy Brackin 4 yard run
Thomaston: Clifton McKnight 3 yard run
Valley Head: Charles Carden 47 yard pass to Tony Hammond (PAT)
Thomaston: Clifton McKnight 7 yard run
Thomaston: Bill Glass 29 yard pass from Clifton McKnight
Thomaston: Clifton McKnight run
Thomaston:
 
  Marengo Valley Head
First Downs 17 9
Rush/Yards 362 43
Pass/Yards 56 180
Pass att/com/int 5-4-0 24-11
Total Yards 418 223
Fumbles/Lost 0-1 2-2
Punt/Avg. 
Penalties 3-25 1-5
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records:  Marengo County (12-0); Valley Head (-)
Coaches: Roland Atkins, Marengo County and Ron Haushalter, Valley Head
Game: Played Friday December 1, 1967 in Selma
 
Summary:
             
Marengo County halfbacks Buddy Brackin and Clifton McKinght teamed up to lead the Tigers to a 42-7 win over Valley Head in the first ever Class 1A playoffs. Brackin rushed for a game high 193 yards before leaving the game in the third period with a sprained ankle.
              Marengo scored the first time they had the ball when Brackin gained 49 of the 80 yards on the drive and got the touchdown on a short run. McKnight scored four touchdowns on short runs and completed 4 of 5 passes including a 27 yard score to Bill Glass in the final stanza. 
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