Alabama High School Football - Ariton tips SlocombSeptember 28, 2018: Ariton, AL 36311
The crowd at Friday's non-league contest between the Ariton Purple Cats (Ariton, AL) and the visiting Slocomb Red Tops (Slocomb, AL), observed Ariton's football squad edge Slocomb by a count of 35-32.
The Purple Cats now own a 4-2 record. They play next when they travel to Abbeville for a 2A Region 2 contest on Friday, October 5. Ariton will encounter a Yellowjackets squad coming off a 20-14 non-league loss to Pike County (Brundidge, AL). The Yellowjackets record now stands at 4-1.
Coming up next, the Red Tops encounter the Houston Academy Raiders (Dothan, AL) in a 3A Region 2 contest, on Friday, October 5. Slocomb will attempt to upgrade on its 2-3 season record. The Raiders go into the contest with a 5-1 record after their 42-39 non-league win over Florala (Florala, AL).