ETOWAH COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - Parker's Justin Brown picked off Etowah quarterback Andy Noles in the end zone to secure a Thundering Herd first round playoff victory in overtime, 27-21.
Tied at 21 at the regulation, Parker got the ball first. Herd quarterback Javonte Hurst hooked up with Jonaise Johnson for the go-ahead score.
The Herd missed the PAT to make it a six-point lead.
Parker head coach Andre Robinson says he is extremely proud of his team. Etowah head coach Drew Noles says his kids are hurting. The loss spoiled Blue Devils running back Stacy Williams three touchdown performance.
Etowah's loss ends its season at 7-4.
Parker moves on to the Class 5A second round and will host Russellville next Friday.