Huntsville picks: Who prevails in Athens-East Limestone budding rivalry? - al.com

AL| Mon Sep 25 11:06:01 EDT 2017
Huntsville Region pick'em Last week: 7-3 (32-18 for the season) RELATED: See this week's Birmingham prep picks Athens (1-3) at East Limestone (2-2): The two Limestone County schools didn't meet for the first time until 2006 despite being separated by only nine miles. They've put together a nice rivalry during that short time, with East Limestone holding a 6-5 edge. Athens is coming off a 28-14 win over Florence after a tough first three games against Sparkman, Hartselle and Muscle Shoals (combined record of 10-4). East Limestone lost 35-7 at Lee-Huntsville, marking the second time this season that the Indians have been held to seven or fewer points. Adding to the intrigue of this year's meet..

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