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1974 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1974 Class 1A State Championship Game
Carrollton vs. Zion Chapel
Carrollton
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
55   Hubbertville W  
48   Millport W  
14   Hale County W  
48   Akron W  
 Pickens County 20 L  
47   Pensacola Liberal Arts FL W  
14   Aliceville W  
35   Kennedy W  
 Gordo L  
29   Paramount W  
21   Brilliant W  1st Rd
26   Hatton W  2nd Rd
16   Collinsville 10 W  Semi
33   Zion Chapel W  Finals
  
39312-2-0 87
Region Record  0-0
Zion Chapel
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
 12   Straughn W  
28   Louisville W  
47   Goshen W  
41   G.W. Long W  
27   Ariton W  
28   Clio W  
 Wicksburg W  
36   Clayton W  
41   Coffee Springs W  
40   Highland Home W  
15   Brantley 12 W  1st Rd
16   Sweet Water W  2nd Rd
16   Billingsley W  Semi
 Carrollton 33 L  Finals
  
36013-1-0 92
Region Record  0-0
Game Summary
Carrollton
7 7 13 6 -- 33
Zion Chapel
0 0 0 6 -- 6
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Carrollton: Henry Binion 78 yard run (Floyd Lee PAT)
Carrollton: Henry Binion 7 yard run (Floyd Lee PAT)
Carrollton: Henry Binion 33 yard run (Floyd Lee PAT no good)
Carrollton: Henry Binion 2 yard run (Floyd Lee PAT)
Carrollton: Henry Binion 4 yard run (Floyd Lee PAT no good)
Zion Chapel: Keith Fuller 2 yard run (Two point conversion failed)
 
  Carrollton Zion Chapel
First Downs 17 12
Rush/Yards 341 100
Pass/Yards 0 80
Pass att/com/int 2-0-0 12-4-1
Total Yards 341 180
Fumbles/Lost 0 3
Punt/Avg. 4-32.0  4-37.0
Penalties75 35
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records:  Carrollton (12-2); Zion Chapel (12-1)
Coaches: Billy McGee, Carrollton and John F. Hudson, Zion Chapel
Game: Played Friday December 6, 1974 at Carrollton
 
Summary:
              
The home town Carrollton Indians would coast to a 33-6 victory over Zion Chapel and lock up the 1974 Class 1A state championship. Henry Binion would rumble for 271 yards rushing on 27 carries and score five touchdowns in the easy win. This would be the Indians first state title after losing in the semi-finals the past two seasons.
               This would be Zion Chapel's first title game in two playoff appearances.
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