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Gaston Football Team History


Gaston Bulldogs
Gaston High School

4550 US Hwy. 411 Gaston, AL 35901
Stadium: Captain Bill Boyd Field
Colors: Red & White
Coach: Jerry Smith
Region: 1A-R12
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1931  <-- 1978 <- 1979 -> 1980 --> 2020

1979 Season Highlights
 Jerry Smith enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Gaston.
 First playoff appearance.
 First region championship.
 The Bulldogs won the Class 1A Region 12 Championship.
 
1979 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 31  @ West End Walnut Grove    0   33   L       
 Fri., Sep. 7  @ Gaylesville   *  24   22   W       
 Fri., Sep. 14  vs. Cedar Bluff   *  7   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 21  vs. Appalachian    31   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 28  vs. Ragland    14   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 5  vs. Sand Rock   *  35   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 12  vs. Westminster    34   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 19  @ Donoho    41   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 26  @ Cleveland    27   28   L       
 Fri., Nov. 2  @ Valley Head   *  28   10   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 16  vs. West End Walnut Grove    0   7   L       1st Round Playoffs 
 
1979 Season Totals
  Record8-3
  Points Scored241
  Scoring Average21.9
  Points Allowed113
  Defense Average10.3
  Opponents Record55-49 -2
  Region Record4-0
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record3-2
1979 Class 1A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Gaston was not ranked.
  
1979 Class 1A Region 12 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Gaston 8-32411130-1074-09439  Jerry Smith
Cedar Bluff 7-2-11661094-18320  Oneal Maze
Valley Head 4-61851413-212356  Scott Blackmon
Spring Garden 1-9523731-322128  David Bedwell
Gaylesville 5-51841672-4100109  Jack Jones
Sand Rock 1-91262850-541146  Sammy Clanton

1979 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Gaston Players on File.

1979 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Fernandez MarburyB Sr.5-9160 2nd  BN
 Fernandez MarburyDB Sr.5-9160 1st  MA



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