CAMP HILL, Ala. -- Lawson Humphries ran for three touchdowns in the first half as the Gators offense took command early and defeated Lyman Ward Thursday night in Region One AISA play, 48-12.
Humphries scored on runs of 7, 25, and 3 yards as Glenwood grabbed a 21-0 first quarter lead and never looked back. Undriel Copeland scored two running touchdowns of 32 and 2 yards and Humphries favorite receiver Dylan Denny also scored on an 80-yard pass play in the first period to pace the offense.
With Humphries two TD's in the second period, Glenwood enjoyed a 41-6 halftime lead and assured the second half would be played with a running clock.
Chad Dykes got his first touchdown for the Gators for 2013 as he scored Glenwood's only second half score on a 5-yard run.
Pacing the Rangers on offense was halfback Dimitri Westfall, who scored on a 58 yard run in the first period from the Wildcat formation and set up Lyman Ward's second score with a run to set up a first and goal. He finished with 79 yards rushing and caught two passes for 25 yards as well.
Glenwood goes on the road next Friday and will face 2012 Class AAA champion Tuscaloosa Academy there in a regional battle.
Thursday at Camp Hill
Glenwood 28 13 0 7 - 48
Lyman Ward 6 0 0 6 - 12
G-Lawson Humphries 3 run (Mikey Starke kick), 10:13
G-Undriel Copeland 32 run (Starke kick), 6:37
G-Copeland 2 run (Starke kick), 3:36
LW-Dimitri Westfall 58 run (run failed), 1:03
G-Dylan Denny 80 pass from Humphries (Starke kick), 0:38
G-Humphries 7 run (Starke kick), 8:26
G-Humphries 25 run (kick failed), 4:22
G-Chad Dykes 5 run (Jerome Cook kick), 1008
LW-Tyler Marks 2 run (pass failed), 1:57