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1975 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1975 Class 2A State Championship Game
Hazlewood vs. Hokes Bluff
Hazlewood
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
40   Courtland W  
 Pickens County W  
40   Colbert Heights W  
32   Cherokee W  
14   Brooks 16 L  
25   Tanner W  
27   Hatton 22 W  
32   Lexington 16 W  
34   Lauderdale County 22 W  
10   Brooks W  
27   Falkville W  1st Rd
22   Pisgah W  2nd Rd
28   Susan Moore 14 W  Semi
53   Hokes Bluff W  Finals
  
39213-1-0 123
Region Record  0-0
Hokes Bluff
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
15   Munford 12 W  
17   Piedmont 14 W  
 Susan Moore W  
 Glencoe 14 L  
14   Lincoln W  
 Cherokee County W  
35   Southside Gadsden W  
 West End Walnut Grove W  
10   Sardis 12 L  
15   Ashville 21 L  
21   Montevallo 14 W  1st Rd
22   Handley 12 W  2nd Rd
22   Thomasville 21 W  Semi
 Hazlewood 53 L  Finals
  
19810-4-0 185
Region Record  0-0
Game Summary
Hazlewood
21 12 14 6 -- 53
Hokes Bluff
0 0 0 0 -- 0
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Hazlewood: Gary Madden 1 yard run (Gary Roberson PAT)
Hazlewood: Obie Warren 6 yard run (PAT no good)
Hazlewood: Gary Madden 1 yard run (Gary Madeen run)
Hazlewood: Steven Langham 26 yard pass from Bobby Terry (run failed)
Hazlewood: Gary Madden 59 yard run (run failed)
Hazlewood: Gary Madden 85 yard kickoff return (run failed)
Hazlewood: Gary Madden 5 yard run (Bobby Terry run)
Hazlewood: Ricky Tidwell 5 yard run (run failed) 11:30
 
  Hazlewood Hokes Bluff
First Downs 20 9
Rush/Yards 412 1
Pass/Yards 26 173
Pass att/com/int 3-1-0 26-13-1
Total Yards 438 174
Fumbles/Lost 0 5
Punt/Avg.0 4-17.8
Penalties 20 50
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records:  Hazlewood (13-1); Hokes Bluff (10-4)
Coaches: Larry Bishop, Hazlewood and H.K. Reeves, Hokes Bluff
Game: Played Friday December 5, 1975 at Town Creek
 
Summary:
           
The Golden Bears would score at will against the helpless Hokes Bluff Eagle's defense in the first half in a 53-0 rout for the state championship in Class 2A. Hazlewood would score every time they had possession of the football in the first half except when the clock ran out on them at halftime. They would score on seven of eight possessions.
            Hazlewood amassed 412 yards rushing in the game led by Gary Madden's 202 yards and five touchdowns. The Golden Bears defense would hold the Eagles to only 12 yards rushing in the first half and allowed minus 11 in the second half.
            This would be Hazelwood's second title in only two playoff appearances as they also won the championship in 1970. Hokes Bluff was making their first title game appearance in their very first time to even make the playoffs.
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The Hazlewood Golden Bears have won 11 state titles. The most of any team in any classification since the playoffs began in 1966.