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Thomasville - 1945  State Champion Class B  -

1945 –THOMASVILLE

                Thomasville won the Class B title with a 22-7 victory over previously undefeated Cedartown at Albany.  Strangely, Thomasville had to play Cairo three times en route to the final.  Thomasville won two of the three games.  Cedartown, on the other hand, had a cake walk to the NGFA title, taking decisions from LaGrange, Athens, and Griffin.  Paced by fast halfback Tommy Hunt, the NGFA champs were slight favorites going into the contest.  In another weird development, Thomasville mentor E.O. “Bull” Garner was too sick to coach the game, giving way to Cairo’s A.L. Williams.  Garner watched the activities from a car parked near the sideline.  Billy Woodward was the star of the game with two touchdowns.

THOMASVILLE 1945 STATE B CHAMPIONS (9-1-1)
Sept. 28      Sylvester     40-7   W      home
Oct. 5       
Cairo         0-0    T      away
Oct. 12       Tifton        26-6   W      away
Oct. 19       Bainbridge    27-0   W      home
Oct. 26       
Americus      12-13  L      home
Nov. 2       
Cairo         6-0    W      home
Nov. 9       
Valdosta      13-0   W      home
Nov. 16       Moultrie      32-7   W      away
Nov. 22       Albany        20-7   W      away
Nov. 30      
Cairo         7-6    W      Moultrie
Dec. 7        Cedartown     22-7   W      Albany

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