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Baynes was also crowned homecoming king last week

Baynes among "Spotlight" performers

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Tallassee senior quarterback Casey Baynes four touchdown performance landed him in this week's AHSAA Prep Spotlight. Baynes was 11 of 16 for 223 yards in the No. 9 Tigers 36-21 homecoming victory over No. 4 Leeds on Friday.

Another quareterback, Slade Berryman, a freshman at Hatton High School, received this week's top honor in passing for 323 yards and five touchdowns in a 40-8 win over Phil Campbell.

Scottsboro beat Boaz 30-14 for the school’s 500th win. The most renowned Scottsboro alumnus is Pat Trammell, an Alabama Sports Hall of Famer who led Crimson Tide to the 1961 national championship. He started as a freshman in 1954 at Scottsboro and led the Wildcats to 9-1 season by his junior year.

Trammell was was named a high school All-American in 1957 and Academic All-American in 1961 and MVP of the SEC. He joined his teammates at the White House, accepting the MacArthur Trophy along with Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant from then president John F. Kennedy. Trammell died of cancer on December 10, 1968 at the age of 28 — only two years after earning his M.D. degree. He is still one of the most popular players in UA and AHSAA state football history.

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