Calera drops region game against Dadeville

Calera High School quarterback Brandon Wells is chased by a Dadeville defender in the Eagles' loss Sept. 10. (Contributed/Kristi Ingram)


The Calera High School football team fell to Dadeville 24-12 in a Class 4A, Region 3 contest Sept. 10.

Eugene Rodgers scored the first touchdown for the Eagles following a 4-yard scoring run early in the first quarter to give Calera an early 6-0 lead.

Te’Darius King scored on a 2-yard run with less than a minute remaining in the second quarter.

Calera compiled more than 300 yards on total offense in the loss, including more than 200 rushing yards.

The Eagles (1-2, 0-2 in Class 4A, Region 3) will host Elmore County in another Class 4A, Region 3 battle Sept. 17.