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1991 State Championship Final Summaries

1991 Class 1A State Championship Game
McKenzie vs. Courtland
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
29   Brantley W  
47   Flomaton W  
38   Frisco City W  
26   Zion Chapel W  
27   Excel W  
28   Autaugaville W  
 Luverne W  
49   A.L. Johnson W  
29   Georgiana W  
41   G.W. Long W  1st Rd
21   Coffeeville W  2nd Rd
31   Ariton W  3rd Rd
14   Autaugaville W  Semi
15   Courtland W  Finals
40114-0-0 50
Region Record  1-0
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
 Hazlewood 14 L  
20   Colbert County 13 W OT  
36   Emma Sansom W  
12   Oxford 14 L  
47   Cherokee County 41 W 3OT  
32   Speake W  
33   Madison Academy W  
46   Gaylesville W  1st Rd
20   Brilliant W  2nd Rd
37   Cedar Bluff W  3rd Rd
21   Parrish 20 W  Semi
 McKenzie 15 L  Finals
3179-3-0 136
Region Record  1-0
Game Summary
0 6 6 3 -- 15
7 0 0 0 -- 7
 Scoring Summaries: 
Courtland: Denadric Stevenson 1 yard run (Thomas Young PAT)
McKenzie: Shannon Shufford 6 yard run (PAT no good) 0:24
McKenzie: Robert Shufford 43 yard pass from Chris Merritt (run failed) 8:02
McKenzie: Jared Dour 23 yard field goal 2:40
  McKenzie Courtland
First Downs14 10
Rush/Yards174 124
Pass/Yards69 72
Pass att/com/int8-4-1 13-5-2
Total Yards243 196
Fumbles/Lost1 2
Punt/Avg.2-45.0 3-33.3
Penalties10 40
Time of Poss.
Game MVP:
Records: McKenzie (14-0); Courtland (10-3)
Coaches: Sam Dour, McKenzie and Louis White, Courtland
Game: Played Friday December 13, 1991 at Tiger Stadium, McKenzie
            Courtland's bid for an unprecedented fourth straight Class 1A state football crown was denied by a stingy McKenzie defense Friday night. Courtland led 7-6 at the half but McKenzie ahead for good on Chris Merrit's 43 yard touchdown pass to Robert Shufford with 8:02 left in the third quarter.
            Courtland's last two drives after a 23 yard field goal by Jared Dour ended with interceptions and McKenzie had their first ever state championship in their third appearance in the title game. They also made trips to the championship game in 1980 and 1981 only to lose to Akron and Hazlewood.
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Hazlewood won five consecutive state championships from 1988-1992. During this span the Golden Bears won 29 playoff games in a row.