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Sylacauga Aggies

Head Coach: Matt Griffith (fourteenth season)
Stadium: Legion Stadium
Career Record: 17 seasons, (92-88)
At Sylacauga: 13 seasons, (83-57)
2018 Enrollment:  515
Rank:  109th in the AHSAA, 25th in Class 5A

 History 
Overall Record:   573-397-40   (59.0%)
Last 25 years:   148-113   (57.0%)  (Rank: 114th in the AHSAA, 20th in Class 5A)
Since 2010:   59-29  (67.0%)  (Rank: 71st in the AHSAA, 12th in Class 5A)
Last Playoff Appearance:   2017
Last Region Championship:   1999
Last Winning Season:   2017
Last Losing Season:   2007

 2017 
Class:  5A              Region:   4
Record:  8-3
Region Record:   4-2, (third)
Playoff Record:   First round loss to Eufaula by a score of 48-31.
Final ASWA Poll:   Not Ranked
Scoring:  400 (36.4)
Defense:  310 (28.2)


 2018 
Class: 5A              Region:   5
Strength of Schedule: 56-55 (50%) (173rd in the AHSAA, 27th in Class 5A)
Region Strength:  43-36 (54%)
Non-Region Strength:  13-19 (41%)




 2017 Results 
 8/25  @ Chilton County  (6A)   42-26   W  
 9/1  vs. Anniston  (4A)   17-6   W  
 9/8  @ Lincoln  (5A)  *  45-24   W  
 9/15  vs. Beauregard  (5A)  *  35-61   L  
 9/22   OPEN 
 9/29  vs. Childersburg  (4A)   38-14   W  
 10/6  @ Talladega  (5A)  *  35-14   W  
 10/13  vs. Valley  (5A)  *  49-34   W  
 10/20  @ Central Clay County  (5A)  *  21-42   L  
 10/27  vs. Cleburne County  (5A)  *  42-6   W  
 11/3  @ Calera  (5A)   45-35   W  
 Playoffs 
 11/9  @ Eufaula    31-48   L  


 2018 Schedule 
 8/24  vs. Leeds  (4A)       
 8/31  @ Chilton County  (5A)       
 9/7  vs. Springville  (5A)  *      
 9/14  @ Moody  (5A)  *      
 9/21  vs. Mortimer Jordan  (5A)  *      
 9/28  @ Childersburg  (4A)       
 10/5  vs. St. Clair County  (5A)  *      
 10/12  @ Center Point  (5A)  *      
 10/19  vs. Central Clay County  (5A)  *      
 10/26  @ Munford  (5A)  *      
 11/2   OPEN 
 11/9  @ Jasper        



Class  5A Region  5
Team 2017 Record Scoring                            
Center Point (6A) 1-9111-359
Central Clay County (5A) 8-4337-194
Moody (5A) 4-6147-202
Mortimer Jordan (5A) 9-3382-162
Munford (4A) 9-2363-119
Springville (5A) 2-8117-242
St. Clair County (5A) 10-4414-310
Sylacauga (5A) 8-3400-310


 2018 Preview 


       Sylacauga completed the 2017 season with a 8-3 record. With their 4-2 region record and a third place finish in Class 5A region four, the Aggies earned a spot in the playoffs in 2017. Sylacauga's season came to an end in the first round of the playoffs when they fell to Eufaula by a score of 48-31.

       Since 2010, Sylacauga has gone a combined 59-29. Their 67.0% winning percentage ranks 12th in Class 5A over the past eight seasons.

       Over the past 25 seasons, Sylacauga has managed to compile a record of 148-113. Their 57.0% winning percentage ranks 20th in Class 5A and 114th in the AHSAA. Their last losing season was 2007.




       The Aggies are led by head coach Matt Griffith who is entering his fourteenth season at the helm. He has compiled a record of 83-57 over the past thirteen seasons at Sylacauga. Under his direction the Aggies have qualified for the playoffs a total of nine times. They have not won a region crown with Coach Griffith.

       Coach Griffith's overall record as a head football coach in seventeen season stands at 92-88 (51.1%). Over the course of his career, Coach Griffith's teams have qualified for the playoffs a total of nine times .

       If Sylacauga can win eight games this season, Coach Griffith will reach the 100 win milestone.

       The Sylacauga Aggies will play in Class 5A region five during the 2018 season. Following realignment, the Aggies remain in 5A but move from region four over to region five.

       The Aggies will be in the mix for one of the last two playoff spots in region five this season. They have qualified for the playoffs every year since 2011 and are hopeful to continue that streak in 2018.

       The Aggies open the 2018 season at home against non-region opponent Leeds on Friday, August 24 at Legion Stadium. Last year the Leeds Greenwave finished with an overall record of 7-4 and in third place in Class 4A region three. The Greenwave lost in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs to UMS-Wright by a score of 42-7.

       Sylacauga and Leeds have met a total of 6 times on the football field. The Aggies have a 3-3-0 record against the Greenwave. They last met in 1927 with Leeds winning by a score of 18-0.

  


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