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Levett in AHSAA "Spotlight"

Staff Report

Tallassee High School senior is among the players recognized in the opening week "AHSAA Spotlight." Levett, in his first start at quarterback, led the Tigers to a 28-7 win over Catholic on Friday.

Levett completed 8-of-14 passes for 160 yards with three touchdowns. He rushed 20 times for 146 yards with a 38-yard TD.

Etowah's Jamin Graham was the feature spotlight peformer from last week. Graham made two defensive plays that led to touchdowns in the final 1:15 of the Blue Devils’ 32-23 win over Gadsden City.

Graham's granddad, longtime Etowah School System teacher, bus driver and coach James Graham, passed away on Aug. 18.

“It was just an amazing effort,” Etowah head coach Drew Noles said. “Jaminwas extremely close to his grandfather, who was a legend in the town to Attalla. Jasmin dedicate that game to his grandfather. He is a great kid from a great family. I think it was the best game of his high school career.”

Thompson’s Taulia Tagolailovoa, Hoover’s Robby Ashford and Calera’s Cornelius Brown all passed for 350 or more yards in their season openers. Tagovailova was 26-of-39 passing for 385 yards and four touchdowns in Thompson’s 38-7 Champions Challenge win over James Clemens. He had 309 yards at the half.

Ashford, making his first start as defending Class 7A state champion Hoover’s quarterback, was 23-of-34 with 383 yards and four TDs in the Bucs’ 52-14 win over Pinson Valley – ending the defending Class 6A Indians’ winning streak at 15 games. Browncompleted 27-of-48 passes for 357 yards and two TDs in a 45-24 loss to Pelham.

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