Decatur 23, Springtown 15 (September 26, 2003)

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Springtown 8
0 7 0 15
Decatur 6 3 7
7 23

How they scored:
D - Andrew McKinney 1 yard run, XP failed
S - Derek Miles 19 yard run, 2 pt. conv.
D - Brian Christian 19 yard field goal
S - Chase Reed 17 yard pass from Miles, XP
D - Brian Christian 18 yard pass from Chandler Dane, XP
D - McKinney 73 yard run, XP

  • Decatur was leading 16-15 with 3:30 left but Springtown was driving. The drive ended on a Brian Christian interception
  • One play later, McKinney ran 73 yards for the score
  • Brian Christian had a heck of a game
  • Springtown is 4A
  • Dane was sacked 8 times
  • Decatur was favored by 7
  • McKinney ended up with 132 yards on 22 carries
  • Dane went 10 of 20 for 228 yards with one interception
  • Christian caught 7 passes for 171 yards
  • Did we mention that Christian had a heck of a game?
  • McKinney caught 4 balls for 62 yards
  • With the exception of the big run by McKinney, the running game was held in check amassing only 96 yards on 38 carries (but sacks count against the rushing yardage at the high school level).
  • The Decatur defense was under tremendous scrutiny after last week's performance but did an admirable job in this game
  • Springtown was penalized a whopping 12 times
  • Decatur managed to gather three interceptions - a probable key to the win
  • It was homecoming for Decatur and Stephanie Mitchell was named Homecoming Queen

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