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Auburn High falls in title game

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -

The Auburn Tigers struggled to find consistency on offense and fell to the Hoover Buccaneers, 20-3, in the AHSAA 6A state championship game.

The game was closer than the final score indicated. Hoover led 7-0 at halftime, thanks to a first-quarter blocked punt that was recovered in the end zone.

Sage Ledbetter got the Tigers on the board in the third quarter, but Hoover's Bradrick Shaw took a shovel pass 35 yards to the end zone to stretch the lead.

Auburn was making its first appearance in the state title game in school history.

Jonathan Huskey

Jonathan comes to News 3 from Fort Smith/Fayetteville, Ark., where he anchored weekends and reported during the week on some of the best high school sports in the state. More>>

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