High School Sports

High school football update: Auburn defeats Central-Phenix City 26-12

AUBURN, Ala. - Auburn scored 17 third-quarter points to take the lead and held Central-Phenix City scoreless in the second half for a 26-12 victory on Friday.

The win clinched the second consecutive Class 6A Region 3 title for Auburn, which is now the last unbeaten team in the region.

Central led 12-7 at halftime on touchdowns from Deon Hill and Quincy Lewis. Auburn's first-half score came on a 31-yard Augustus Brooks run.

Auburn quarterback Calvin Jenkins rushed for a pair of scores in the third quarter, and Tigers kicker Mason Wachter hit a pair of field goals.