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The Greenville Standard


Greenville and Georgiana opened their season last Friday night.

Both teams were victorious with Greenville narrowly defeating Class 4A, No. 2 ranked, Hillcrest-Evergreen 12-6. Georgiana blasted St. Paul’s of Mobile 40-14.

Greenville traveled to Montgomery on Thursday night. Carver jumped out to 13-0 halftime lead. Greenville made it a game in the second half, but came out on the short end of the stick losing 19-13.

Greenville will play Tallassee for the first home game of the season this Friday night. Greenville is now 1-1 on the season.

Georgiana will host Class 2A Luverne, ranked No. 4. Fort Dale will open this Friday at home vs Lee-Scott, now 0-1 on the season. They lost to No. 4 Chambers Academy 36-7.

McKenzie will host its season opener vs Houston Academy under the Friday night lights.

Alabama’s season opener will kick off against Duke Saturday in Atlanta at 2:30 p.m. on ABC-TV.

At 6:30 p.m. on the same channel, Auburn will play Oregon in Arlington, Texas at Jerry’s World. Troy will face Campbell at 5 p.m. in Troy.

Next week results from this week.

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