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Spanish Fort rolls past McAdory 45-14 to win 5A state championship

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Spanish Fort players celebrate a first-half touchdown against McAdory Wednesday night. (abc3340.com) Spanish Fort players celebrate a first-half touchdown against McAdory Wednesday night. (abc3340.com)

The Spanish Fort Toros, led by quarterback Joel Poe, cruised past McAdory 45-14 to win the AHSAA Class 5A State Championship Wednesday night at Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Poe accounted for four total touchdowns -- three passing, one rushing -- in the Toros dominant performance against the previously undefeated McAdory. He finished the night with 177 yards passing.

Spanish Fort finishes the year 14-1, with their only loss coming to St. Paul's in week six of the regular season, a loss they avenged last week in the semifinals.

McAdory, who played their way into tonight's game by upsetting top-ranked Muscle Shoals last week, also finishes the season 14-1.

Spanish Fort's road to the 5A State Championship:

Regular Season

Game 1:  Spanish Fort 20, Daphne 14 (1-0)

Game 2:  Spanish Fort 50, B.C. Rain 30 (2-0)

Game 3:  Spanish Fort 56, Gulf Shores 7 (3-0)

Game 4:  Spanish Fort 48, Faith Academy 14 (4-0)

Game 5:  Spanish Fort 31, Fairhope 21 (5-0)

Game 6:  Saint Paul's 31, Spanish Fort 21 (5-1)

Game 7:  Spanish Fort 38, Vigor 30 (6-1)

Game 8:  Spanish Fort 52, LeFlore 14 (7-1)

Game 9:  Spanish Fort 44, Williamson 13 (8-1)

Game 10:  Spanish Fort 52, Mobile Christian 6 (9-1)

Playoffs

1st Round:  Defeated Carroll 51-7 (10-1)

2nd Round:  Defeated Demopolis 38-14 (11-1)

Quarterfinals:  Defeated Benjamin Russell 28-17 (12-1)

Semifinals:  Defeated St. Paul's 24-10 (13-1)

Finals:  Defeated McAdory 45-17 (14-1 5A State Champions)

 

More AHSAA Super 6 Championship Game Stories:

Brantley shuts out Marion County 33-0 to claim 1A State title

Tanner downs Washington County 28-14 to win 2A State Championship

Madison Academy earns 3A State Championship with 31-7 win over Fayette County

UMS-Wright upsets top-ranked Oneonta to win 4A State Championship

Hoover stays undefeated, shuts out Opelika 31-0 to win 6A State Championship

 

 

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