Clock runs out on CCHS in Selma
By Brian Tynes | Selma Times-Journal
SELMA — The only loss Selma High School has suffered this season was because of the clock. Now the Saints can credit the clock for a win.
Chilton County mounted its only drive of the game with under 3 minutes to play and scored on the game’s final play, but it wasn’t enough to erase a two-score deficit, and the Tigers lost to Selma, 16-13.
The late touchdown was the only score in the second half for either team and was a product of the Saints’ defense wearing down.
Chilton County struck first with a 13-yard pass after Saints quarterback Darion Alexander threw an interception. The short field allowed the Tigers to take an early lead, but it was short-lived.
About four minutes later, Alexander scored a quarterback sneak, but the Saints missed the extra point. Five minutes later, a 30-yard field goal put Selma (5-1, 3-1) on top 9-7.
Selma added another touchdown right before half on a 10-yard pass from Alexander to Anton Summers to go up 16-7.