Vinemont's Dallin Dinkle

Vinemont's Dallin Dinkle.

There was no stopping Vinemont's Dallin Dinkle last Friday night.

The senior running back delivered a dynamite performance, guiding the Eagles to a 32-21 road victory versus Falkville for the program's first season-opening win since 2016.

Dinkle did it on both sides of the ball.

Offensively, he totaled 267 yards and four touchdowns on 36 carries — all career highs.

Defensively, he mustered enough energy to rack up nine tackles and two pass breakups.

Not too shabby. 

In fact, those numbers are the reason why Dinkle is The Times' Athlete of the Week.

Offensive linemen Tyler Mayfield, Isiah Young, Caleb Butler, Tyler Brown and Dakota McGraw helped pave the way for 340 rushing yards for Vinemont.

So, too, did tight ends Tanner Brown and Chandler Reese.

Athlete of the Week, which is sponsored by Tony Serra Nissan, is open to all local athletes.

Nominations can be sent to jwinfrey@cullmantimes.com with the person’s name, school and statistics.

Check out other notable performances from Tuesday, Aug. 27 through Monday, Sept. 2 below:

Stats are compiled by The Cullman Times and/or submitted by area coaches.


Logan Wilkins, Addison: Had two receptions for 41 yards and a touchdown in a 28-16 loss to Piedmont.

% Luke Chambers, Addison: Had three receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown against Piedmont.

% Christian Roberts, Addison: Completed 5 of 8 passes for 104 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions against Piedmont. Had 52 rushing yards.

% Ayden Alexander, Cold Springs: Had 17 carries for 99 yards and two touchdowns in a 43-15 loss to Berry. Had four receptions for 68 yards.

% Chase Allcorn, Cold Springs: Had 10 tackles (two for loss) against Berry.

% Jordan Lacey, Cold Springs: Had nine tackles (two for loss) against Berry.

% Jennifer Aviles, Cullman: Won the individual title at the Bearcat 2-Mile with a time of 12:55.74.

% Aviles, Bernarda Tizapa, Della Kelly, Collette Whitney and Tess Heaton, Cullman: Helped the Lady Bearcats win the team title at the Bearcat 2-Mile.

% Will Thompson, Nicholas Wood, Adam Mangum, Connor Lowery and Walker Huddleston, Cullman: Helped the Bearcats win the team title at the Bearcat 2-Mile.

% Jaylen Hughey, Cullman: Had nine carries for 100 yards and a touchdown in a 20-17 loss to Mortimer Jordan.

% Jayden Sullins, Cullman: Had 17 carries for 85 yards against Mortimer Jordan. Had three receptions for 23 yards. 

% Isaiah Jones, Cullman: Had four receptions for 59 yards and a touchdown against Mortimer Jordan.

% Parker Martin, Fairview: Completed 12 of 18 passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns in a 41-6 win over Hanceville.

% Tyvn Ellis, Fairview: Had 14 carries for 93 yards and a touchdown against Hanceville.

% Tyler Simmons, Fairview: Had nine carries for 56 yards and a touchdown against Hanceville.

% Mason Black, Fairview: Had five receptions for 52 yards and a touchdown against Hanceville.

% JT White, Fairview: Had two receptions for 32 yards and a touchdown against Hanceville. Had an interception. Had a 2-point conversion reception.

% Dalton Payne, Fairview: Had a rushing touchdown against Hanceville. Had a pick-six.

% Colton Bagwell, Good Hope: Had 24 carries for 209 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-26 win over Priceville.

% Paydon Bagwell, Good Hope: Had 12 tackles against Priceville.

% Brodie Malcom, Hanceville: Had a 75-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in a 41-6 loss to Fairview.

% Camilla Chambers, Holly Pond: Won the small-school individual title at the Black and Gold Classic with a time of 19:28.81.

% Chambers, Breanna Tankersley, Abigail Kusz, Sarah McCaffrey and Madison Frnka, Holly Pond: Helped the Lady Broncos win the small-school team title at the Black and Gold Classic.

% Will Cochran, West Point: Completed 21 of 33 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns in a 49-35 loss to Arab. Had 16 carries for 57 yards and two touchdowns.

% Whitt Laney, West Point: Had six receptions for 136 yards and two touchdowns against Arab. Had an interception on defense.

% Kobe Bowers, West Point: Had six receptions for 88 yards and a touchdown against Arab.

% Lexi Shadix, West Point: Had 46 kills, 15 blocks, nine digs and six aces to help the Lady Warriors win the title in the bronze bracket at the Labor Day Classic in Foley.

% Braelee Quinn, West Point: Had 28 kills, 18 digs and 12 aces to help the Lady Warriors win the title in the bronze bracket at the Labor Day Classic in Foley.

% Molly Pendley, West Point: Had 22 aces, 22 digs and 20 kills to help the Lady Warriors win the title in the bronze bracket at the Labor Day Classic in Foley.

% Jake Winfrey can be reached at 256-734-2131, ext. 136 or at jwinfrey@cullmantimes.com.​

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