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Vincent’s Tae McGregor Turns in Special Performance to Lead Jackets to First Win

AHSAA Special Teams Spotlight for Week 6

MONTGOMERY – Vincent High School junior Tae McGregor turned in a special performance on special teams, defense and offense as the Yellow Jackets downed Coosa Central 51-8 for their first win of the season last week. The 5-foot-9, 165-pound all-purpose back had a 65-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, a 40-yard interception return for a TD and had rushing scores of 9 and 57 yards to earn the AHSAA Special Teams Spotlight for week 6 of the prep football season.
    Following McGregor’s interception return, freshman teammate Zac Carlisle stepped in front of Coosa pass at his own 10-yard on the very next offensive play and raced 90 yards for another interception return for a touchdown. Vincent, coached by Lucas Weatherford, led 51-0 at the half.
    Other special team performances of note last week included:
DAVIS WINGATE, EUFAULA:  Kicked a 43-yard field goal and was a perfect 5-of-5 on extra points in a 50-29 win over Park Crossing.
ELLIOTT DUKE, PRATTVILLE: Kicked two field goals as the Lions handed Lee-Montgomery its first defeat of the season 20-3.
LOGAN MALONEY, HELENA: Kicked a 30-yard field goal in the final minute of play to lift the Huskies to a 31-28 win over Chelsea. It was the second win in a row over the Hornets for Helena, which is now 2-4 in the series with their Shelby County rivals.
DEON GILLILAND, MONTEVALLO: Returned the opening kickoff of the second half 65 yards for a clutch touchdown to give Bulldogs a 36-31 lead, then tacked on TD runs of 56 and 51 yards as Montevallo escaped with a 62-50 win over West Blocton. He finished with 162 yards rushing on 10 carries and two scores.

CALVIN SPINKS, WALTER WELLBORN: Returned the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown as the Panthers downed B.B. Comer 56-26.
ELISHA McNEAL, CENTRAL, CLAY COUNTY: Returned the second-half kickoff 96 yards for a TD in the Vols’ 34-28 loss to Mortimer Jordan.
JAVIER WALKER, BARBOUR COUNTY: Returned a kickoff 80 yards for a TD in a 67-30 setback at Houston County.
BEN LOCKHART, MILLRY:
Returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown and also had a 45-yard touchdown reception in a 41-0 win over Marengo. He finished with 195 all-purpose yards. He also had five tackles and two assists on defense.


 




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