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Brantley blanks Marion County 33-0 to win 1A state title

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One of two touchdown catches by Brantley receiver O.J. Guice against Marion County on Wednesday. (abc3340.com) One of two touchdown catches by Brantley receiver O.J. Guice against Marion County on Wednesday. (abc3340.com)
Guice's second touchdown catch in the win over Marion County at Jordan-Hare Stadium Wednesday. (abc3340.com) Guice's second touchdown catch in the win over Marion County at Jordan-Hare Stadium Wednesday. (abc3340.com)
Marion County's season turned upside down against Brantley in the 1A state championship game. (abc3340.com) Marion County's season turned upside down against Brantley in the 1A state championship game. (abc3340.com)

The Brantley Bulldogs pitched a 33-0 shutout over defending champion Marion County to win the AHSAA Class 1A State Championship Wednesday afternoon at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

The Bulldogs capped off an undefeated 15-0 season behind a three-touchdown performance from receiver O.J. Guice. Guice caught two touchdown passes from quarterback Andrew Lowery in the first half, and added a rushing score in the fourth quarter. He would finish with 146 total yards.

Marion County's high-scoring offense gained only 173 yards in the loss. They finish the season 13-2.

Brantley's road to the 1A State Championship

Regular Season:

Game 1:  Brantley 36, Luverne 6 (1-0)

Game 2:  Brantley 40, Kinston 0 (2-0)

Game 3:  Brantley 55, Florala 8 (3-0)

Game 4:  Brantley 60, Georgiana 0 (4-0)

Game 5:  Brantley 53, Highland Home 12 (5-0)

Game 6:  Brantley 60, Geneva County 0 (6-0)

Game 7:  Brantley 68, McKenzie 7 (7-0)

Game 8:  Brantley 48, Pleasant Home 0 (8-0)

Game 9:  Brantley 55, Red Level 0 (9-0)

Game 10:  Brantley 46, Elba 0 (10-0)

Playoffs

1st Round:  Defeated Fruitdale 62-0 (11-0)

2nd Round:  Defeated Billingsley 48-0 (12-0)

Quarterfinals:  Defeated Linden 20-14 (13-0)

Semifinals:  Defeated McIntosh 46-0 (14-0)

Finals:  Defeated Fayette County 33-0 (15-0 1A State Champions)

 

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