Wetumpka forfeits, Tigers undefeated

Published 1:42 pm Friday, October 21, 2011

Following a forfeit by Wetumpka High School for the use of an ineligible player, Greenville High School head coach Earnest Hill and the Tigers are 8-0. (File Photo)

The Alabama High School Athletic Association has ordered Wetumpka High School to forfeit its five victories this season due to the use of an ineligible player.

As a result, Greenville High School’s record improved to 8-0. Wetumpka defeated the Tigers 24-7 in the season opener.

Wetumpka also forfeited wins over Jeff Davis, Robert E. Lee, G.W. Carver and Benjamin Russell.

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According to Wetumpka head coach Chad Anderson, the penalty came after the Indians played a player who was deemed to have not made a bona fide move.