The White Hall Bulldogs fell 51-19 to Pulaski Academy Friday night at War Memorial Stadium in the Class 5A state title game.

Pulaski Academy struck first on a 1-yard run by Charlie Fiser, then connected on a 2-point conversion to give the Bruins an 8-0 lead with 10:15 remaining in the first quarter.

The Bulldogs answered on their opening drive on an 18-yard pass from Matthew Martinez to Tekaylin Walker. Kyler Barnes’ PAT made it 8-7 with 6:18 left in the opening quarter.

The Bruins hit a 31-yard field goal with 1:20 left in the opening quarter to go up 11-7, then recovered an onside kick to retain possession. The Bruins then scored 19-unanswered points to lead the Bulldogs 30-7 at halftime.

White Hall scored on the opening possession of the third quarter on a 25-yard pass from Martinez to Steven Weston. The Bulldogs attempted a 2-point conversion that failed, making it 30-13 with 11:01 remaining in the third quarter.

The Bruins scored on a 1-yard run by Joe Himon with 8:39 remaining in the third quarter. A successful PAT gave the Bruins a 37-13 advantage.

The Bulldogs final score came on a 12-yard pass from Martinez to Weston with 36 seconds remaining in the third quarter. Another failed 2-point try made it 37-19.

The Bruins tacked on two additional scores in the fourth quarter, beginning with an 80-yard pass from Fiser to Jaylin McKinney with 11:47 remaining in the game, followed by a 19-yard run by Himon with 46 seconds remaining in the game.

Pulaski Academy put up 654 yards of offense. 268 of those yards were on the ground while the additional 386 came through the air. White Hall put up 291 yards, including 89 on the ground and 202 in the air.

The Bulldogs also turned the ball over three times, giving up 10 points off of turnovers to the Bruins. All three turnovers were fumbles.