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2003 Super Six State Championship Summaries


 
2003 Class 1A State Championship Game
American Christian vs. Parrish
American Christian
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
35   Shoals Christian 14 W  
49   John Essex 18 W  
35   A.L. Johnson W  
31   Carrollton W  
42   Hale County W  
52   Sunshine 14 W  
31   Linden W  
55   Sweet Water 28 W  
62   Akron W  
20   Northside W  
48   Florala W  1st Rd
44   Isabella W  2nd Rd
28   Brantley 27 W  3rd Rd
24   Autaugaville W  Semi
17   Parrish 20 L  Finals
  
57314-1-0 170
Region Record  7-0
Parrish
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
13   Oakman 17 L  
64   Brilliant 30 W  
    OPEN    
34   Meek 14 W  
20   Cordova 19 W  
57   Berry Fayette 34 W  
34   Marion County W  
44   Lynn 20 W  
81   Hubbertville 58 W  
34   Sumiton Christian 21 W  
48   Valley Head W  1st Rd
33   Talladega County Central W  2nd Rd
36   Addison 30 W  3rd Rd
20   Wadley 14 W  Semi
20   American Christian 17 W  Finals
  
53813-1-0 286
Region Record  6-0
Game Summary
American
3 7 7 0 -- 17
Parrish
0 0 7 13 -- 20
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
American: Stuart Hartley 29 yard field goal 4:00
American: Chris Smelley 2 yard run (PAT Stuart Hartley) 7:09
Parrish: Cole Mason 7 yard run (PAT Tony Dixon) 6:20
American: Jesse Ochocki 21 yard run (PAT Stuart Hartley) 3:49
Parrish: Tony Dixon 9 yard run (PAT Tony Dixon blocked) 9:57
Parrish: Tony Dixon 1 yard run (PAT Tony Dixon) 3:41
 
  American Parrish
First Downs 18 16
Rush/Yards 43-250 44-243
Pass/Yards 28 35
Pass att/com/int 15-4-1 9-4-0
Total Yards 278 278
Fumbles/Lost 0-0 2-2
Punt/Avg. 2-26.5 2-35.5
Penalties 5-39 4-20
Time of Poss. 24:55 23:05
    
 
Individual Stats
 American Christian 
 Rushing  Att.  Yds.   TD 
Jesse Ochocki21 157 1
Jason Watts18 70 0
Chris Smelley3 12 1
Kent Mathews1 11 0
    
    
 Passing  Att/Comp/Int  Yds.   TD 
Chris Smelley15-4-1 28 0
    
 Receiving  No.  Yds.   TD 
Jesse Ochocki3 29 0
Kent Mathews1 -1 0
     
 Parrish 
 Rushing Att.  Yds.  TD 
Cole Mason22 145 1
Tony Dixon15 116 2
Rowdy Wade34 0
Team3-9 0
Ryan Shepherd1 -13 0
    
 Passing  Att/Comp/Int  Yds.  TD 
Rowdy Wade9-4-0 35 0
    
 Receiving  No.  Yds.  TD 
Kyle Burnett2 13 0
Tony Dixon1 15 0
Jarius Williams1 7 0

Game MVP: Tony Dixon, Parrish
Records:  American (14-1); Parrish (13-1)
Coaches: Stephen Hooks, American and Jimmy Gay, Parrish
Game: Played Friday December 5, 2003 at Legion Field in Birmingham
 
Summary:
        
Parrish rallied from a pair of 10-point deficits for the victory. Tony Dixon, the game's MVP, scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to put Parrish ahead. He finished the game with 116 yards on 15 carries. Parrish fullback Cole Mason also had an outstanding game, picking up 145 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries.
         Dixon scored from a yard out with 3:41 to play to give Parrish a 20-17 victory over American Christian in the 1A state championship game Friday at Legion Field.
         The state championship was the first ever for Parrish, which suffered championship-game losses to Billingsley in 1992 and Brantley in 1998.
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