Jaguars set to host Foley

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Jaguars' senior wide receiver M.J. Brown had three catches for 66 yards in Spain Park's playoff win over Central-Phenix City on Nov. 9/ (Reporter photo/Jon Goering)

By MICKEL PONTHIEUX / Sports Reporter

NORTH SHELBY – The Spain Park Jaguars will look to continue a milestone 2012 season on Nov. 16 when they host Foley in the second round of the Class 6A playoffs.

The Jaguars (9-2) won their first region championship come in 2012. They also gave second-season head coach Chip Lindsey his first playoff victory at Spain Park in a 43-13 win over Central-Phenix City last week.

Spain Park will host Foley, who is coming off 30-28 thrilling win over Baker in the first round. Foley led the game 21-7 at the half and won the game when Baker missed a 38-yard field goal with 10 seconds left in the game.

The Lions average 33.8 points a game and have allowed 24.3 points per contest. Foley is led by Cedrix Reed and Nate Cole. Reed rushed for 151 yards and three touchdowns against Baker last week while Cole has a pair of sacks and two forced fumbles on defense.

Foley is 9-19 in the playoffs in 20 appearances, but are 1-6 in the second round. In seven playoff appearances, Spain Park is 3-1 in the second round with a win at home in 2009.

Friday will be the first ever meeting between the two schools.