The Section football team could not slow down one of Class 2A’s top teams Friday night.

Visiting Class 2A No. 9-ranked Falkville (6-0, 3-0) scored on its first five possessions and rolled past the Lions 53-0 in a Class 2A Region 7 game Friday night.

Christian Angulo ran for 175 yards and four touchdowns for the Blue Devils while Peyton Sallee was 4-of-9 passing for 96 yards and two scores.

Falkville opened the scoring with Angulo’s 1-ayrd touchdown run less than four minutes into the game, then took a 13-0 lead on Angulo’s 23-yard touchdown run six minutes later.

The Blue Devils upped their lead to 26-0 by halftime thanks to Sallee’s 50-yard touchdown pass to Wyatt King and Angulo’s 34-yard touchdown run. 

Falkville struck quickly to start the third quarter, as Sallee connected with Wyatt Tomlin for a 23-yard touchdown pass for a 32-0 lead. Angulo’s 34-yard touchdown run made it 39-0 Falkville late in the third quarter, and the Blue Devils tackled on two more scores, Mikell Elliot’s 22-yard touchdown run and Caden Burnett’s 11-yard touchdown run, in the fourth quarter.

The Falkville defense held Section (3-3, 2-2) to 58 total yards.

Jace Holcomb closed with 37 yards passing for the Lions while Drake McCutchen ran for 28 yards and Jr. Walker ran for 27.

Section hosts region foe Whitesburg Christian for Homecoming next week.

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