High school football teaser

Kirsten Fiscus / The Anniston Star

ALEXANDRIA — Nate McCallum rushed for 167 yards, and Ronnie Royal added 108 as Alexandria beat Boaz 34-14 in 5A, Region 6 play.

Alexandria improved to 2-0, 1-0 region headed into next week’s region game at Crossville.

McCallum had touchdown runs 29, six and six yards. He also added a conversion run.

“Nate McCallum had a big night and was a monster running the ball,” Alexandria coach Todd Ginn said. “Ronnie Royal made big plays on offense and defense.”

Royal’s night included a 65-yard touchdown run. He also had four tackles, one for loss, and two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown.

Alexandria trailed 14-13 at halftime but scored 21 third-quarter points to take control.