Clinton crushes Gators Arrows win 40-13, deny Vicksburg a playoff berth in Stevens’ last game as coach

Published 12:42 am Saturday, November 5, 2011

As he slowly ambled off the field for the final time Friday night, there was disappointment in the eyes of Vicksburg High coach Alonzo Stevens. Nearby, his wife Linda wiped away a tear.

The disappointment was for the end of a season. The tears were for the end of an era.

Clinton blew out the Gators, 40-13, to deny them their first playoff berth since 2008. The Arrows rolled up 245 rushing yards — 97 of them from Keonté Harper and 94 more from Ali Ellis — and took advantage of a

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sputtering VHS offense to pull away in the second half.