The Holy Spirit Saints traveled to face the Tuscaloosa Academy Knights Friday night to kickoff the 2022 season of Alabama high school football. Tuscaloosa Academy got out to an early lead and were up 35-0 at the half, but after a few big plays from Holy Spirit, the final score resulted in a 45-12 victory for the Knights.
The Aliceville Yellowjackets (4-2, 2-1) went on the road to Pickens County (4-1, 3-0) to take on the Tornadoes in a rivalry game. The Yellowjackets overcame an eight-point halftime deficit to win 39-22 and give Pickens County its first loss of the season. The victory ties the all-time series between the two schools at 41-41-1.