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Sumiton Christian Eagles

Head Coach: Bart Lockhart (second season)
Stadium: David Campbell Field
Career Record: 1 season, (3-7)
At Sumiton Christian: one season, (3-7)
2016 Enrollment:  136
Rank:  343rd in the AHSAA, 19th in Class 1A

 History 
Overall Record:   104-127   (45.0%)
Last 25 years:   104-127   (45.0%)  (Rank: 235th in the AHSAA, 32nd in Class 1A)
Since 2010:   23-36  (39.0%)  (Rank: 256th in the AHSAA, 38th in Class 1A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2011
Last Region Championship:   2000
Last Winning Season:   2011
Last Losing Season:   2015

 2015 
Class:  2A              Region:   6
Record:  3-7
Region Record:   2-4, (fifth)
Playoff Record:   Did not qualify.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  233 (23.3)
Defense:  344 (34.4)


 2016 
Class: 1A              Region:   7
Strength of Schedule: 48-61 (44%) (296th in the AHSAA, 19th in Class 1A)
Region Strength:  29-37 (44%)
Non-Region Strength:  19-24 (44%)




 2015 Results 
 8/21   OPEN 
 8/28  @ Phil Campbell  (2A)   21-33   L  
 9/4  vs. Tarrant  (2A)  *  21-20   W  
 9/11  vs. Southeastern  (2A)  *  48-3   W  
 9/18  @ Tanner  (2A)  *  7-55   L  
 9/25  vs. Lynn  (1A)   51-14   W  
 10/2  vs. Falkville  (2A)  *  27-35   L  
 10/9  @ Addison  (2A)  *  0-38   L  
 10/16  @ Cold Springs  (2A)  *  14-42   L  
 10/23  @ West End Walnut Grove  (2A)   12-42   L  
 10/30  vs. Meek  (1A)   32-62   L  


 2016 Schedule 
 8/19  @ Victory Christian  (1A)       
 8/26   OPEN 
 9/2  @ R.A. Hubbard  (1A)  *      
 9/9  vs. Addison  (1A)  *      
 9/16  @ Southeastern  (1A)  *      
 9/23  vs. Vincent  (2A)       
 9/30  @ Falkville  (2A)       
 10/7  vs. Lynn  (1A)  *      
 10/14  @ Decatur Heritage Christian  (1A)  *      
 10/21  vs. Meek  (1A)  *      
 10/28  vs. Marion County  (1A)       
 11/4  @ Cherokee        
 11/11  vs. Pickens County        



Class  1A Region  7
Team 2015 Record Scoring                            
Addison (2A) 5-6267-341
Decatur Heritage Christian (1A) 12-2535-290
Lynn (1A) 1-9115-452
Meek (1A) 7-4420-184
R.A. Hubbard (1A) 3-7149-351
Southeastern (2A) 1-938-469
Sumiton Christian (2A) 3-7233-344


 2016 Preview 


       Sumiton Christian finished the 2015 season with a disappointing 3-7 record. Last year Sumiton Christian just missed making the playoffs with a fifth place finish in Class 2A region six with a 2-4 region record.

       The Eagles have not qualified for the playoffs since the 2011 season and would love to end that streak this year. The Eagles last playoff victory came during the 2004 season. They would love to break through this year with a post season win.

       Since 2010, Sumiton Christian has gone a combined 23-36. Their 39.0% winning percentage ranks 38th in Class 1A over the past six seasons.

       Over the past 23 seasons, Sumiton Christian has managed to compile a record of 104-127. Their 45.0% winning percentage ranks 32nd in Class 1A and 235th in the AHSAA.

       The Eagles are led by head coach Bart Lockhart who is entering his second season at the helm. His team finished with a 3-7 record in his first season at Sumiton Christian. The Eagles have yet to reach the playoffs under his direction. They have not won a region crown with Coach Lockhart.

       Coach Lockhart's overall record as a head football coach in one season stands at 3-7 (30.0%).

       The Sumiton Christian Eagles will play in Class 1A region seven during the 2016 season. The Eagles may find the schedule slightly easier this season with the move down in classification from Class 2A to 1A. They will compete in region seven this year.

       The Eagles will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region seven this season. Sumiton Christian has failed to qualify for the playoffs since 2011 but hope to return to the post season this year.

       The Eagles open the 2016 season on the road against non-region opponent Victory Christian on Friday, August 19 at Richard Adams Stadium. Last year the Victory Christian Lions finished with an overall record of 8-3 and in second place in Class 1A region five. The Lions lost in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs to Berry Fayette by a score of 46-14.

       Sumiton Christian and Victory Christian have met a total of 4 times on the football field. The Eagles have a 2-2-0 record against the Lions. They last met in with

  


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