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Trojans ready for region

The Charles Henderson Trojans knocked off the Greenville Tigers last week, and they are looking to make the Tigers of Tallassee their next victim. The Trojans (1-0) are preparing for a versatile offensive attack that features not only different sets, but size too, and a defense that is physical and fast.

&uot;They are a difficult team to prepare for,&uot; Trojan head coach Hugh Fountain said.

It all starts up front for Tallassee (1-0)with 6-foot-5 offensive lineman Chris Stice. Stice weighed in at roughly 330 pounds, and could make for a miserable night on one side of the Trojans defensive line.

Quarterback Trey Cochran-Gill, tailback Mike Smith and wide out Tyler Grant are the headliners of the Tallassee offense.

&uot;They have an outstanding kicking game,&uot; Fountain said.

Fountain also said the Tigers have a lot of experience in the kicking game, with returning starters coming back this season.

The Tigers defense is attentive to detail on the field.

&uot;They all run to the football,&uot; Fountain said.

Defensive end Cody Kilgore poses a notable threat to the Trojans’ offensive line, and Fountain said their linebackers are nothing less than &uot;impressive.&uot;

The Trojans have been working through the remaining aftershock of hits in the Greenville game.

&uot;The Greenville game was a tough and physical ball game,&uot; Fountain said. &uot;They had a good day back on Monday. It’s business as usual.&uot;

The injury report is clear for the Trojans this week.

&uot;They always play hard against us,&uot; Fountain said. &uot;We’ve got to get fundamentally better each day we practice. They (Tallassee coaches) do a great job there and always have them ready to play.&uot;

Tallassee knocked off 4A’s Elmore County in their opener by a score of 21-19.

Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. tomorrow night at Movie Gallery Stadium.