With how dominant the Columbia Wildcats have been all season long, it seemed like it would take a perfect storm for them to be tamed and fail to win the Class 3A state championship. And that’s exactly what occurred Friday night in Columbia’s 27-7 loss to Jeff Davis County.
The turnaround season that was nearly a dream for the West Marion Trojans came to a close in a hard-luck loss to Jeff Davis County (8-5) on their home field Friday night with a trip to the south state championship up for grabs.
The Columbia Wildcats (13-0) will be playing host to Jeff Davis County (8-5) in the Class 3A south state championship game next Friday after they beat Magee (10-4) and Jeff Davis knocked off West Marion (12-2) tonight.
The Columbia Wildcats dominated in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs Friday night in a start-to-finish 25-7 blowout of Velma Jackson on their home field.
No. 1 ranked Columbia (12-0) forced four turnovers defensively, rushed for more than 250 yards and threw two touchdowns to take down the Falcons (7-5).