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1981 State Championship Final Summaries


  
1981 Class 1A State Championship Game
Hazlewood vs. McKenzie
Hazlewood
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
20   Courtland W  
20   Red Bay W  
22   Colbert Heights W  
49   Cherokee 14 W  
49   Waterloo W  
51   Mount Hope W  
 Colbert County L  
43   Hatton W  
49   Speake W  
12   Lexington W  
34   Parrish 12 W  1st Rd
42   Hackleburg W  2nd Rd
28   Goodwater W  Semi
28   McKenzie W  Finals
  
45013-1-0 86
Region Record  4-0
McKenzie
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
12   Brantley 13 L  
20   Frisco City W  
44   Lowndes County W  
21   Georgiana W  
41   Red Level W  
16   Dozier W  
35   Highland Home 12 W  
42   Kinston W  
28   J.U. Blacksher W  
24   Lyeffion W  
32   Wicksburg W  1st Rd
22   Southern Normal W  2nd Rd
28   Ariton W  Semi
 Hazlewood 28 L  Finals
  
36512-2-0 94
Region Record  4-1
Game Summary
Hazlewood
0 20 8 -- 28
McKenzie
0 0 0 0 -- 0
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Hazlewood: Chris Goode 1 yard run (PAT no good) 9:55
Hazlewood: Lee Garner 9 yard run (2 point run no good) 3:26
Hazlewood: Kerry Goode 52 yard pass from Greg Streter (Lee Garner run) 2:04
Hazlewood: Lee Garner 61 yard run (2 point run Chris Goode) 11:52
 
  Hazlewood McKenzie
First Downs 12 7
Rush/Yards 236 124
Pass/Yards 52 48
Pass att/com/int 2-1-0 14-7-2
Total Yards 288 172
Fumbles/Lost 1 0
Punt/Avg. 2-31.0 5-39.7
Penalties 70 20
Time of Poss.
    
Game MVP:
Records:  Hazlewood (13-1); McKenzie (11-3)
Coaches: David Hogan, Hazlewood and Mason Porterfield, McKenzie
Game: Played December 4, 1981 at McKenzie
 
Summary:
             
After a scoreless opening quarter the Hazlewood Golden Bears exploded for 20 second quarter points and coasted to a 28-0 victory over McKenzie to lay claim to the 1981 1A state championship. The title is the second 1A championship for Hazlewood after also winning one in 2A in 1975.
              It was the second consecutive loss at home in the championship game for McKenzie as they lost last year to Akron.
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