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1985 State Championship Final Summaries

1985 Class 5A State Championship Game
Dora vs. Colbert County
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
 Walker W  
28   John Carroll W  
 27   Dallas County W  
 13   Fairfield 12 W  
 Gardendale 14 L  
 14   Cordova 12 W  
21   Midfield 16 W  
 34   Jackson-Olin W  
 14   Curry W  
33   Demopolis W  1st Rd
33   Midfield 28 W  2nd Rd
25   Stanhope Elmore 13 W  3rd Rd
22   Greenville 20 W  Semi
13   Colbert County 26 L  Finals
29112-2-0 177
Region Record  3-0
Colbert County
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
41   Central Florence W  
28   Colbert Heights W  
28   Emma Sansom W  
34   Deshler W  
17   Russellville 12 W  
29   Muscle Shoals W  
21   Brooks W  
45   Haleyville 13 W  
12   Hamilton 20 L  
21   Cullman W  1st Rd
26   Hamilton 20 W  2nd Rd
20   Gadsden 13 W  3rd Rd
 Homewood W  Semi
26   Dora 13 W  Finals
35713-1-0 105
Region Record  3-1
Game Summary
7 0 0 6 -- 13
Colbert County
14 6 0 6 -- 26
 Scoring Summaries: 
Colbert: George Alexander 30 yard run (Lee Craft PAT) 11:00
Colbert: Chris Craft 1 yard run (Lee Craft PAT)
Dora: Elisha Gaines 97 yard kickoff return (Mike Little PAT) 2:16
Colbert: Chris Boyd 21 yard run (PAT no good)
Colbert: Frederick Goodwin 1 yard run (run failed) 3:10
Dora: Jeff May 3 yard pass from Jon Gant (pass failed) 0:34
  Dora Colbert
First Downs14 16
Rush/Yards98 294
Pass/Yards129 0
Pass att/com/int30-9-4 7-0-1
Total Yards227 294
Fumbles/Lost2 1
Punt/Avg.3-29.3 4-35.5
Penalties40 25
Time of Poss.
Game MVP:
Records: Colbert County  (12-1); Dora (12-2)
Coaches: Don Creasy, Colbert County and Don Flippo, Dora
Game: Played Friday December 6, 1985 at C.T. Manley Stadium, Leighton
         Colbert County used an aggressive defense and an explosive offense to stop Dora 26-13 in the Class 5A state championship football game. The Indians capitalized on an early Dora fumble to score their first touchdown on a 30 yard run by George Alexander with just four minutes gone in the game.
         Chris Craft added another score on a 1 yard run in the first quarter. Dora answered when Elisha Gaines returned the ensuing kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown. Following a short punt by Dora, the Indians scored in two plays from the 31 yard line. Chris Boyd scored on the second play of the drive to give Colbert County a 20-7 halftime lead.
         Dora scored with just 34 seconds remaining in the game to make the final score 26-13 in favor of the Indians.
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