By Randy Coleman
North Jefferson News
LOCUST FORK — Fultondale scored on a 25-yard pass from Marquis Henderson to Brandon Mahan with 45 seconds left in the game for the only score, as they defeated host Locust Fork 6-0 in junior varsity football action Tuesday.
The Hornets had four downs in Fultondale territory after the kickoff but could not move the football. It was a defensive struggle all around, as Locust Fork could manage only three first downs and 40 yards of total offense, while Fultondale could get only 123 total yards.
The Wildcats had numerous opportunities but four turnovers (three fumbles and an interception) kept it a scoreless game until the last minute.
Henderson led all rushers with 52 yards on 11 carries and Mahan caught four passes for 52 yards. The Hornets' Dustin Hicks recovered two Fultondale fumbles.
Both teams' records stand at 1-1.
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