Brown's 3 TDs leads Pickens County to 1st Class 1A state title in 38-18 win over Maplesville

      TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Jermarcus Brown rushed for a record 329 yards and three touchdowns as Pickens County High School took down Maplesville High School 38-18 in the AHSAA Class 1A state championship game in Bryant-Denny Stadium.

      The Tornados set 1A championship game records Thursday for yards rushing (441), total offense (471) and individual rushing yards to claim the school's first AHSAA title. The game also set 1A championship records for combined total offense (799) and points (56).

      Quarterback Devonte' Simon added 100 yards and a touchdown on the ground and 30 yards and a score through the air. Simon's touchdown pass went to the son of Pickens County coach, Patrick Plott, who shares the same name.

      Brown scored on runs of two and 34 yards before taking a fake punt 56 yards to the house in the fourth quarter to close out the game.

      Box score and scoring summary via AHSAA:

      Score by Quarters{}1{}2{}3{}4{}Score{}Maplesville {}6{}6{}0{}6{}18{}Pickens County {}7{}7{}12{}12{}38{}SCORING SUMMARY{}{}M'VILLE -PICKENS {}1st{}03:23{}PICKENS {}Jermarcus Brown 2 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}8 plays, 80 yards, TOP 3:02{}0 - 7{} {}00:30{}M'VILLE {}Colby Chambers 1 yd run (Colby Chambers kick blockd){}{}{}{}{}{}{}9 plays, 88 yards, TOP 2:46{}6 - 7{}2nd{}05:50{}PICKENS {}Jermarcus Brown 34 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick){}{}{}{}{}{}{}1 play, 34 yards, TOP 0:09{}6 - 14{} {}03:46{}M'VILLE {}Damian Mitchell 22 yd run (Colby Chambers pass failed){}{}{}{}{}{}{}6 plays, 62 yards, TOP 1:57{}12 - 14{}3rd{}11:00{}PICKENS {}Devonte' Simon 8 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick failed){}{}{}{}{}{}{}4 plays, 71 yards, TOP 0:53{}12 - 20{} {}08:23{}PICKENS {}Patrick Plott 17 yd pass from Devonte' Simon (Devonte' Simon pass failed){}{}{}{}{}{}{}5 plays, 70 yards, TOP 1:05{}12 - 26{}4th{}05:45{}PICKENS {}Jermarcus Brown 54 yd run (Darrien Latham rush failed){}{}{}{}{}{}{}10 plays, 87 yards, TOP 4:49{}12 - 32{} {}02:59{}PICKENS {}Darrien Latham 6 yd run (Jermarcus Brown kick failed){}{}{}{}{}{}{}3 plays, 56 yards, TOP 1:21{}12 - 38{} {}01:05{}M'VILLE {}Damian Mitchell 1 yd run (Colby Chambers pass failed){}{}{}{}{}{}{}6 plays, 54 yards, TOP 1:46{}18 - 38{}