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2001 Super Six State Championship Summaries


All Super Six games played in Birmingham at Legion Field.
2001 Class 3A State Championship Game
Hokes Bluff vs. Tarrant
Hokes Bluff
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
23   Southside Gadsden W  
34   Gaston W  
13   Plainview 15 L  
35   Sylvania 12 W  
28   Piedmont 21 W  
44   North Sand Mountain W  
28   Glencoe W  
35   Sardis W  
11   Litchfield 28 L  
33   Cherokee County 14 W  
35   Phil Campbell 28 W  1st Rd
37   Locust Fork 14 W  2nd Rd
15   Sheffield 12 W  3rd Rd
22   Colbert County 15 W  Semi
23   Tarrant W  Finals
  
41613-2-0 159
Region Record  5-2
Tarrant
 Site  PF   Opponent  PA   WLT  OT    
 Shelby County W  
20   Fultondale W  
13   Aliceville 12 W  
13   Lamar County W  
26   Corner W  
64   Northside 15 W  
41   Sulligent W  
63   West Blocton W  
42   Francis Marion W  
42   Oneonta W  
19   Montgomery Academy W  1st Rd
32   Elba 13 W  2nd Rd
21   Lanett 13 W  3rd Rd
21   Pike County 13 W  Semi
 Hokes Bluff 23 L  Finals
  
42314-1-0 125
Region Record  7-0
Game Summary
Hokes Bluff
7 0 0 16 -- 23
Tarrant
0 0 0 0 -- 0
 
 Scoring Summaries: 
Tarrant: Jake Ball 1 yard run (Jonathan Denson PAT) 2:03
Tarrant: Jonathan Denson 32 yard field goal 8:20
Tarrant: Brandon Hargrow 42 yard interception return (Jonathan Denson PAT) 7:50
Tarrant: Jake Ball 10 yard run (Jonathan Denson PAT no good) 2:47
 
  Hokes Bluff Tarrant
First Downs14 14
Rush/Yards39-118 39-133
Pass/Yards92 91
Pass att/com/int11-8-0 19-9-3
Total Yards210 224
Fumbles/Lost1-1 2-0
Punt/Avg.3-24.7 4-33.2
Penalties4-29 11-97
Time of Poss.23:38 24:22
   
 
Individual Stats
 Hokes Bluff 
 Rushing  Att.  Yds.   TD 
Jake Ball15 61 2
Brett Norman14 28 0
Rusty Hill9 26 0
Nicholas Marbut1 3 0
    
 Passing  Att/Comp/Int  Yds.   TD 
Jake Ball11-8-0 92 0
     
    
 Receiving  No.  Yds.   TD 
Jonathan Denson4 50 0
Ryan Gray224 0
Rusty Hill1 18 0
Drake White1 0 0
 
 Tarrant 
 Rushing Att.  Yds.  TD 
Jamarcus Jackson19 65 0
Torre Rucker16 64 0
Willie Hairston1 5 0
Terry Rucker3 -1 0
    
 Passing  Att/Comp/Int  Yds.  TD 
Gene Vandevender13-7-2 79 0
Jamarcus Jackson6-2-1 12 0
    
 Receiving  No.  Yds.  TD 
Willie Hairston3 29 0
Somali Nguyen2 26 0
Kenny Padgett2 12 0
Andre Seay1 13 0
Torre Rucker1 110

Game MVP: Jake Ball, Hokes Bluff
Records: Hokes Bluff (13-2); Tarrant (14-1)
Coaches: Michael Robertson, Hokes Bluff and Will Randolph, Tarrant
Game: Saturday December 8, 2001 Legion Field, Birmingham
 
Summary:
         Hokes Bluff claimed the first state championship in school history by dismantling Tarrant 23-0 at Legion Field in Birmingham. Junior quarterback Jake Ball scored twice, Jonathan Denson booted a 32-yard field goal, Brandon Harcrow returned an interception for a touchdown and the Eagles shut out Tarrant 23-0 to claim the Class 3A championship.
         Hokes Bluff scored 16 points in the final quarter after nursing a 7-0 lead for the first three periods. A field goal and a Brandon Hargrow 42 yard interception return sealed the victory for the Eagles.
Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The Super 6 State Championships began in 1996. Since then all title games were played at Legion Field in Birmingham until 2009.