FLORENCE, Ala. - After taking the lead in the fourth quarter, Florence (Ala.)
held on for a 28-21 victory over Vestavia Hills (Ala.)
on Saturday. The difference for the Falcons was it ran for a touchdown.
The Rebels pulled ahead on a touchdown run, and subsequently went into halftime leading 14-7. The Falcons took the lead for good with a rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter.
The loss came as a surprise for Vestavia Hills, which entered the game ranked No. 6 in the MaxPreps Freeman Rankings for Alabama, while Florence was ranked No. 53. VH came into the game having won one of the past three games between the two teams.
FHS's most effective player was Kendrick Doss
. The junior quarterback ran for one touchdown.
Last season's game between the teams resulted in a 13-7 win for the Falcons.
The defeat comes as a step back for Vestavia Hills, which notched a 34-6 victory over Mountain Brook in its previous outing.
Vestavia Hills (8-2) goes up against Hueytown when it takes the field next week. The Golden Gophers have put together a 5-4 record on the year so far.This story is based on information MaxPreps obtained from Qwixcore reports. Qwixcore, MaxPreps new live-scoring tool, allows fans to serve other fans by reporting live scores of games from their phones. Occasionally, errors may occur and are usually a result of incorrect data input. For more information on Qwixcore, or to find out how you can Qwixcore your game, please click here.