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Shades Valley swats Chelsea 35-12

Brant Berry | PrepsNet

Irondale, AL – The Shades Valley Mounties kept their playoff hopes alive with a 35-12 victory over the Chelsea Hornets Friday night at Frank Nix Stadium. 

The Mounties extended their wining streak to two games, improving to 2-6, 2-3 in region play, while slipping the Hornets to 3-5, 2-3 in what was the first meeting all-time between the two 6A Region 5 squads.  

The Mounties will travel to Lawson Field next Friday night to face region foe Woodlawn (0-8, 0-5) before closing out the regular season at 7A Vestavia Hills (2-6, 2-4) on October 30th.  Chelsea returns to action next week on the road at region champion and No. 2 ranked Mountain Brook (7-1, 5-0).