One For The Hurricane History Books: Flomaton Hurricanes Win 3A State Championship (With Photo Gallery)

December 7, 2018

The Flomaton Hurricanes beat Piedmont 23-12 to win the Class 3A state championship Thursday afternoon in Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium.

It was the first trip to the state championship in the 94-year history of the Flomaton football program.

For a photo gallery, click here.

The Hurricanes were first on the board with a 25-yard field goal from Da’Shun Odom with just over a minute to go in the first quarter.

Piedmont intercepted on fourth and goal and returned it 60 yards to the Flomaton 36 yard line, setting up a 3-yard touchdown run for Piedmont and a 6-3 Bulldog lead.

After a Flomaton interception, Daquan Johnson found Quincie McCall for a 48-yard gain for the Canes. On the next down, Johnson connected with Samuel Smith on a 14-yard touchdown pass. Flomaton was back on top, 9-6.

Piedmont’s Kaedon Jenkins carried for a 75-yard touchdown. With a failed 2 point conversion, the Bulldogs were leading 12-9.

With 50 seconds in the third, Johnson gave Flomaton a 16-12 advantage with a 2-yard touchdown run. Flomaton expanded their lead to 23-12 on another touchdown run from Johnson.

Johnson was named the game MVP.

For a photo gallery, click here.

Pictured top: Daquan Johnson over a Piedmont defender (Trent Penny/Anniston Star). Pictured left inset: Quincie McCall gains yardage for Flomaton ( Victory). Pictured below: The Hurricanes celebrate their first ever state championship (Trent Penny/Anniston Star). Photos for, click to enlarge.

Photo gallery game photos courtesy Trent Penny/Anniston Star, Dennis Vickery/, Mark Almond/; fan photos from Alisa Hart and numerous Flomaton fans.


27 Responses to “One For The Hurricane History Books: Flomaton Hurricanes Win 3A State Championship (With Photo Gallery)”

  1. Rich Manry on December 20th, 2018 12:49 pm

    Congrats to a VERY HARD hitting bunch of ‘Canes!!! Y’all never quit; never gave up. For so many reasons, I’m proud to be a ‘Cane. FHS, for more than just athletics, is a shinning star of Escambia Co as well as Alabama!

    Thanks to Century, Jay and ppl from Escambia County Alabama that came to AU to support the ‘Canes.

    BTW, to comment to an aforementioned poster… I’ve always appreciated and respected Blackcat Pride; BP was for real!! It still is, so, hat’s off!

  2. Elijah Bell on December 9th, 2018 5:26 pm

    I am very proud of the Flomaton Hurricane football team. They worked hard and played hard and were well coached. The first one is always the hardest to get.

  3. Piney Woods Lawyer on December 7th, 2018 7:19 pm

    Way to go Canes on a job well done! So proud of our area and these young men.

  4. So proud on December 7th, 2018 7:12 pm

    Congrats from a Tate Aggie. Way to go Canes. You should be so proud!!!

  5. Proud on December 7th, 2018 3:21 pm

    I hope the Mayor does something special for these young men and the coaches. They did a great job and made Flomaton look great.

  6. Susan McDaniel on December 7th, 2018 10:06 am

    Congratulations !! Way to Go Canes !!

  7. Hurricane Mom on December 7th, 2018 9:16 am

    Congratulations !!! Cherish this GREAT Memory !!! Super Job Coach V, your staff, your team, Our entire Hurricane Family. IT’s Always been Great to be a “FLOMATON HURRICANE” , it’s even Sweeter NOW!!! (Happy Dance)

  8. Johnny Watson on December 7th, 2018 8:56 am

    That is an Great accomplishment.Love to see small town schools do big things.

  9. Flo on December 7th, 2018 7:58 am

    Fabulous job ! Thank you Coachs and players for putting in all the really hard work that will allow us ‘older’ Hurricanes to boast for a while and to be proud of you FOREVER.

  10. Miranda on December 7th, 2018 6:11 am


  11. David and Jackie Johnson on December 6th, 2018 10:23 pm


  12. Rickey on December 6th, 2018 9:48 pm

    Way to go canes!!!! Blackcat Pride

  13. TS on December 6th, 2018 7:21 pm

    Good game. Watched it on channel 5.3

  14. Blackcat Pride on December 6th, 2018 6:44 pm

    Congratulations to you guys from a CHS Blackcat Pride ole timer.

  15. 2 dog on December 6th, 2018 5:50 pm

    First Escambia Academy now the canes congratulations

  16. Erc on December 6th, 2018 4:59 pm

    Good job flomaton coming from an escambia county high school football player

  17. Larry Joe Knowles on December 6th, 2018 4:21 pm

    Congratulation Canes, thanks for carrying on the Hurricane Heritage.

  18. sam on December 6th, 2018 4:16 pm

    great game, congrats on the state championship. it’s ashamed we couldn’t watch it locally. goes to show ya how much our local providers care.

  19. Angie on December 6th, 2018 3:53 pm

    Congratulations Canes and the coaches. Y’all earned it.

  20. Ray Hudson on December 6th, 2018 3:47 pm

    Congratulations from Royal Blue !

  21. Big Jim on December 6th, 2018 3:32 pm

    Y’all will go down in history…the first ever to win State proud..and earned it.

  22. P town on December 6th, 2018 3:26 pm

    Way to go canes !!! Bring that trophy home !!!

  23. Wmr on December 6th, 2018 3:18 pm


  24. Nancy Perry on December 6th, 2018 3:17 pm

    Congratulations!!! Job well done.

  25. Joy on December 6th, 2018 3:14 pm

    Congrats to the team! Way to go Canes!

  26. Willis on December 6th, 2018 3:06 pm

    Great job players and coaches.


  27. Gina on December 6th, 2018 3:05 pm

    Congradulations from a Royal.

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