Hometown Lenders Game of the Week: Florence vs James Clemens

Game of the Week
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Our Hometown Lenders Game of the Week for Football Friday is Florence vs James Clemens. A battle of two Class 7A heavyweights at Madison City Stadium. We expected a hard-fought battle. These are two teams that are not gonna take this matchup lightly and they’re not gonna go easy– ever.
But James Clemens put this one out of reach for Florence early, the final score 51 to 20. “We needed a region win from a team that I think is going to be in the playoffs from our region,” said James Clemens coach Wade Waldrop. “We treated it like a playoff game we approached it like a playoff game. Looking back, I’ve said this a lot, last year going back to week 10 we lost week 10 to Hillcrest, a playoff team. We lost to Hewitt, a playoff team. Then we lost our first two games to playoff teams. So I mean to get a win against a playoff-caliber team, we needed that.”

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