Fort Payne wins Team of the Week

The Fort Payne Wildcats won this week's Times-Journal/Northeast Alabama Community College Team of the Week, earning 38% of the online vote.

The Wildcats improved to 6-1 overall and 4-0 in Class 6A, Region 7 play with a 28-27 win against Southside-Gadsden at Wildcat Stadium last Friday night.

The Wildcats defended a Southside 2-point conversion attempt with 14 seconds left to capture their fifth consecutive win.

Fort Payne secured itself as a host site for the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs in the process and will play Oxford for the region title next week.

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