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1986 State Championship Final Summaries


 
1986 Class 4A State Championship Game
Litchfield vs. T.R. Miller
Litchfield
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
 Gadsden 14 L  
22   Emma Sansom 16 W  
 Rockmart GA W  
30   Jacksonville 16 W  
30   Glencoe W  
28   Hokes Bluff W  
 Alexandria L  
23   Boaz W  
20   Cherokee County 12 W  
13   Jackson-Olin 12 W  
17   Munford W  1st Rd
37   Cherokee County 13 W  2nd Rd
27   Tarrant W  3rd Rd
28   Hanceville 21 W  Semi
23   T.R. Miller 14 W  Finals
  
31013-2-0 154
Region Record  4-0
T.R. Miller
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
15   Andalusia 20 L  
25   Thomasville 21 W  
27   Monroe County W  
    OPEN    
14   Escambia County W  
27   Clarke County W  
30   Opp 14 W  
53   Evergreen W  
 Alba W  
47   W.S. Neal W  
46   Central Hayneville 16 W  1st Rd
34   Alba W  2nd Rd
13   Geneva 12 W  3rd Rd
31   Lanett W  Semi
14   Litchfield 23 L  Finals
  
38212-2-0 122
Region Record  2-0
Game Summary
Litchfield
0 7 3 13 -- 23
T.R. Miller
7 0 0 7 -- 14
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Miller: Joseph Williams 4 yard run (Roger McLellan PAT) 0:12
Litchfield: Ed Horton 25 yard pass from Greg Rudolph (Tracey Crowley PAT)
Litchfield: Tracey Crowley 29 yard field goal
Miller: Joseph Williams 2 yard run (Roger McLellan PAT) 11:54
Litchfield: Tracey Crowley 71 yard run (PAT no good)
Litchfield: Tracey Crowley 49 yard pass from Rudolph (Tracey Crowley PAT)
 
  Litchfield Miller
First Downs15 12
Rush/Yards34-227 37-124
Pass/Yards98 59
Pass att/com/int11-4-0 15-6-1
Total Yards325 183
Fumbles/Lost1-1 2-1
Punt/Avg.1-29.0 3-37.6
Penalties4-35 5-35
Time of Poss. 22:12 25:48
   
Game MVP:
Records: Litchfield (13-2); T.R. Miller (12-2)
Coaches: Michael Shipp, Litchfield and Mike Sasser, T.R. Miller
Game: Played Friday December 5, 1986 at Municipal Stadium, Brewton
 
Summary:
         The Litchfield Eagles won their first ever state championship by defeating T.R. Miller 23-14. The Eagles used two fourth quarter touchdowns by running back Tracey Crowley to propel them to the title. Crowley rushed for 194 yards on 19 carries and scored on a 72-yard run and a 48-yard pass play to seal the win for the Eagles.
         Joseph Williams led the Tigers with 112 yards rushing on 26 carries but it was not enough. The two teams fought to a 7-7 halftime tie and Litchfield led 10-7 after three periods. Miller took the lead on a Joseph Williams 2 yard run on the first play of the fourth quarter setting up the late game heroics by Crowley.
         One the first play following the kickoff, Crowley raced 72-yards for a touchdown and the Eagles had a lead they would never relinquish. John Horton led the defense with eight tackles and two assists.
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