No. 4 Thompson (Alabaster, Ala.) could not overcome an injury to its starting quarterback Conner Harrell and the Warriors had their 27-game winning streak snapped with a 24-21 loss against Hoover (Ala.). Harrell did not return for the second half and the Buccaneers overcame a 21-10 halftime deficit and shutout the back-to-back 7A state champs 14-0 in the final 24 minutes. Hoover's senior quarterback Bennett Meredith found Jabari Gaines from eight yards out with 14-seconds remaining for the game-winning score.

The win clinched the 7A Region 3 title for the Bucs as they head into the playoffs a perfect 10-0 and will join the MaxPreps Top 25 rankings on Monday. ...

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