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Brown's 3 TDs leads Pickens County to 1st Class 1A state title in 38-18 win over Maplesville

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Jermarcus Brown rushed for a record 329 yards and three touchdowns as Pickens County High School took down Maplesville High School 38-18 in the AHSAA Class 1A state championship game in Bryant-Denny Stadium.

The Tornados set 1A championship game records Thursday for yards rushing (441), total offense (471) and individual rushing yards to claim the school's first AHSAA title. The game also set 1A championship records for combined total offense (799) and points (56).

Quarterback Devonte' Simon added 100 yards and a touchdown on the ground and 30 yards and a score through the air. Simon's touchdown pass went to the son of Pickens County coach, Patrick Plott, who shares the same name.

Brown scored on runs of two and 34 yards before taking a fake punt 56 yards to the house in the fourth quarter to close out the game.

Box score and scoring summary via AHSAA:

Score by Quarters  Score 
Maplesville   6  6  0  6  18 
Pickens County   7  7  12  12  38 
SCORING SUMMARY   M'VILLE -PICKENS  
1st  03:23  PICKENS   Jermarcus Brown 2 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick) 
         8 plays, 80 yards, TOP 3:02  0 - 7 
  00:30  M'VILLE   Colby Chambers 1 yd run (Colby Chambers kick blockd) 
         9 plays, 88 yards, TOP 2:46  6 - 7 
2nd  05:50  PICKENS   Jermarcus Brown 34 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick) 
         1 play, 34 yards, TOP 0:09  6 - 14 
  03:46  M'VILLE   Damian Mitchell 22 yd run (Colby Chambers pass failed) 
         6 plays, 62 yards, TOP 1:57  12 - 14 
3rd  11:00  PICKENS   Devonte' Simon 8 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick failed) 
         4 plays, 71 yards, TOP 0:53  12 - 20 
  08:23  PICKENS   Patrick Plott 17 yd pass from Devonte' Simon (Devonte' Simon pass failed) 
         5 plays, 70 yards, TOP 1:05  12 - 26 
4th  05:45  PICKENS   Jermarcus Brown 54 yd run (Darrien Latham rush failed) 
         10 plays, 87 yards, TOP 4:49  12 - 32 
  02:59  PICKENS   Darrien Latham 6 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick failed) 
         3 plays, 56 yards, TOP 1:21  12 - 38 
  01:05  M'VILLE   Damian Mitchell 1 yd run (Colby Chambers pass failed) 
         6 plays, 54 yards, TOP 1:46  18 - 38 
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