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Alma Football Wrap 11/8/22

Alma Football Wrap

Kevin Taylor

Alma Schools


Shiloh Christian 56, Alma 14 


Quarterback Eli Wisdom ran 48 yards for a touchdown and added a 48-yard touchdown pass to Gary Odom Friday to power Shiloh Christian to a 56-14 win over the Alma Airedales. 


The Saints (9-1, 7-0) compiled 605 yards of total offense. 


Alma (6-4, 3-4) finished the season with its first winning record since 2017. 


Alma quarterback Joe Trusty threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Isreal Towns-Robinson and finished his two-year career with 3,592 yards passing and 36 touchdowns in just 20 games, third-most in school history. 


Alma defensive end Dillon Flanagan recorded his 11th quarterback sack of the season in Friday’s loss, the second most sacks in school history. As a team, Alma finished the season with 23 sacks and 69 TFLs (tackle for loss).


Senior Reagan Birchfield finished his season with 74 tackles, a team-high, six TFLs, and two interceptions. He also carried the ball seven times for 28 yards. 


This night belonged to the Saints, however. After a 1-hour and 52-minute weather delay, Shiloh Christian opened the scoring on Bo Williams' 38-yard touchdown run. He added an 8-yard bust later to make it 14-0. 


Trusty's 11th rushing touchdown of the season put Alma on the board in the second quarter. The Saints, already up 28-7 at that point, scored three times in the final six minutes to lead 49-7 at the break. 


Trusty's 42-yard TD pass to Towns-Robinson completed the scoring. The Alma sophomore finished the season with 12 touchdowns. 


Alma JH falls, 21-20


The Alma Airedales’ junior high team suffered a 21-20 loss to Greenwood Thursday. 


Quarterback Sam Schlegel had a hand in all three touchdowns, including two rushing scores. He finished with 133-yard rushing and 29 yards passing.


Owen McCoy caught a 23-yard TD pass for the Airedales. 


Cooper Dunaway led the defensive charge with 11 tackles, including a pair of quarterback sacks. Tim Plourde had eight tackles. 


Trenton Kilgore added six tackles, and Schlegel and Dallas Stallings finished with five apiece.