Bulldogs fall to Greensboro in region opener

Montevallo High School junior Eugene Rodgers looks for an opening in the Greensboro defense in the Bulldogs' 38-13 loss Sept. 2. (Contributed/Brian Wolfe)


The Montevallo High School football team dropped its Class 3A, Region 4 opener Sept. 2 against Greensboro 38-13.

Senior running back Garrius Chappell led the Bulldogs (0-2 overall, 0-2 in Class 3A, Region 4) with 83 rushing yards on 22 carries.

Junior running back Eugene Rodgers rushed for 72 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries.

Senior quarterback Taylor Burr completed 4-of-8 passes for 12 yards with two interceptions.

Burr gave the Bulldogs an early 6-0 lead following his 1-yard touchdown run with 11:13 remaining in the first half. The extra point attempt by kicker Brett Gray was blocked.

Greensboro scored 32 unanswered points before Rodgers capped the scoring for the Bulldogs with his 3-yard touchdown run with 2:37 left in the game. Gray added the extra point to cut the lead to 32-7 before Greensboro added a late touchdown.