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September 28, 2013

The NJN Big Game: No. 2 (6A) Clay-Chalkville 48, Pinson Valley 31 — More, More, Moore

With his future college coach watching, Cougar QB Hayden Moore is involved in seven touchdowns

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PINSON —

Pinson head coach Matt Glover told his troops the well-worn aphorism that “there are no moral victories.” Having said that, some losses are less distasteful than others, especially considering the second-half effort against the second-ranked team in the state’s biggest classification.

“We started out playing about as bad as we could play, but they didn’t give up. I always tell them to keep on fighting, and they did,” Glover said. “I’m pleased with their effort and attitude.”

Clay-Chalkville (5-0) returns to regional play by hosting Grissom next week. The Indians face another stiff test next week, as they make the short trip to regional rival Center Point — right on the heels of the Eagles upsetting McAdory, the top-ranked team in Class 5A, by a 22-14 score in overtime. That game is The North Jefferson News Big Game for next week.

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