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Brody Bryant tossed two touchdown passes and the Plainview defense limited the New Hope Indians to 69 yards of offense en route to a 38-0 spring scrimmage victory at Jacksonville State University’s Gridiron Challenge on Saturday night.

The Bears dominated in their appearance at the high school football showcase at Burgess-Snow Field in Jacksonville, cruising to a 32-0 halftime advantage.

Braiden Thomas ran for a 6-yard scoring run midway through the opening period, adding a 2-point conversion run to make it 8-0. 

The Bears wasted no time adding to their lead. At the start of the second quarter, Noah White rushed for a 17-yard score and Levi Brown added a 2-point PAT run. Five minutes later, Brown rumbled for a 6-yard score and Dylan McCullough polished off the scoring drive with a 2-point conversion run to extend the lead.

With 21 seconds remaining in the half, Bryant connected with Thomas for an 18-yard scoring strike. Gavin Brown tacked on a 2-point run.

Bryant hit Ayden Guilford with a 3-yard touchdown pass with 4:09 left in the third period to bring the game to its final tally.

Bryant went 3-for-4 passing for 76 yards with no interceptions and White finished 2 for 2 for 34 yards and no interceptions.

White led all Plainview rushers with 73 yards on five carries, with a longest run of 27 yards. Andrew Hall carried once for 25 yards and Thomas added six attempts for 21 yards.

Joseph Buchanan had one reception for 55 yards and Levi Brown hauled in a pass for a 21-yard gain.

Defensively, Levi Brown recorded an interception, Chase Alexander recovered two fumbles and Buddie Jackson recovered one fumble.

Arturo Medrano had five kicks totaling 156 yards. 

The Bears fumbled twice, losing possession both times, and recovered five New Hope fumbles.

The Indians attempted just two passes, one resulting in an interception. Their leading rusher was Cameron Sharp with 24 yards on five attempts.

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