Ariton takes on Slocomb

Published 7:37 pm Thursday, September 26, 2019

The Ariton Purple Cats travel to Slocomb to take on the Red Tops on Friday night.

The Purple Cats have rattled off three wins in a row in region play. This week, they step out of region play to take on a Red Tops team sitting at 2-2.

The Purple Cats come into the game on the heels of a dramatic 55-40 win over Daleville last Friday night.

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The Purple Cats overcame two 20-point deficits on their way to a 15-point win over the rival Warhawks.

The Purple Cats have scored 157 points in their last three games after scoring 34 in the two weeks prior.

Slocomb comes into the game with a 2-2 record. They are coming off a 35-21 loss to Providence Christian last Friday night.

In their two wins, the Red Tops have scored 76 points, in their two losses 28.

The Purple Cats knocked off the Red Tops 35-3 last season in Ariton.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Red Top Stadium.