Lions drop region game against Tuscaloosa Academy

Kingwood Christian School quarterback Gavin Sumrall attempts to break away from a Tuscaloosa Academy defender in the Lions' loss Oct. 21. (Contributed/Jimmy Mitchell)

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Kingwood Christian School football team wrapped up region play with a 45-14 loss to undefeated Tuscaloosa Academy in its final region game Oct. 21.

Quarterback Gavin Sumrall completed 11-of-16 passes for 159 yards with one touchdown and one interception in the loss.

Montez Haynes reeled in four catches for 100 yards with one touchdown. Tyler Mills led the Kingwood Christian defense with six tackles and a sack.

Charles Robinson returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown and Luke Edge added the extra point in the first quarter to temporarily cut the deficit to 14-7 after Tuscaloosa Academy scored two early touchdowns.

Haynes reeled in a 75-yard touchdown pass from Sumrall in the third quarter and Edge added another extra point, which cut the Lions’ deficit to 31-14. However, Kingwood Christian couldn’t get any closer the rest of the way.