The Sipsey Valley Bears (1-1) will play the West Blocton Tigers (0-3) Thursday due to a possibility of rain Friday. The last time these two teams played each other was in 2019 with West Blocton winning that game 34-13. The Tigers also hold the all time record of games played against the Bears at 5-1, the one loss being in 2018 where the Bears won 28-18.

West Blocton comes into this game with three losses with two of the losses being by one possession. Last week, the Tigers were shut out by rival Bibb County Choctaws 35-0. The Tigers had trouble moving the ball against the Choctaw defense with sophomore running back Nate Barron only being able to get 75 rushing yards for the Tigers.

First year head coach Dre'Mail King hopes to get his offense back on track Thursday to get his first win and the Tigers first win this season.

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First year head coach Joey Milligan brings in Sipsey Valley 1-1, with its first win this year coming from the game against the Dallas County Hornets, where the Bears won 17-0. The Bears were on the road against the Hornets, and both teams through four quarters went scoreless which lead to overtime. In overtime, the Bears scored all 17 points to get its first win of the season.

The Bears hope to continue its success Thursday to get the team's second win of the season.

The Bears will take on the Tigers Thursday at Echols Middle School at 7 p.m. CST.


West Blocton vs. Bibb County 9-2

Bibb County defeats West Blocton 35-0. In a physical matchup, Bibb County dictated the pace of the game.


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