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2017 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Oct. 14, 2017)

Week 8


The 2017 regular season is nearing the end of region play. The playoffs are coming! Here are a few tidbits from this week's action.

   *   Maplesville has the state's longest winning streak at 29 games following a thrashing of Isabella by the score of 55-20.

   *   Barbour County lost to Samson by a score of 58-6 and still has the state's longest losing streak at thirty-eight games.

   *   Bullock County has lost 56 consecutive region games following a 21-14 loss to region foe Trinity.

   *   Fyffe extended their 25 game regular season winning streak with a 49-7 victory over Collinsville.

   *   The state's longest region winning streak also belongs to Maplesville who has a string of 50 straight region victories.

   *   Piedmont has the state's longest home winning streak at twenty-four games. The Bulldogs defeated Walter Wellborn 35-10 on their home field. Monroe Academy (32) lead the AISA schools.

   *   Maplesville and Fyffe have also won 25 consecutive road games following their latest victories.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 44 consecutive games.

   *   Fyffe hopes to avoid the dreaded shutout and extend their streak of consecutive games scoring. They are currently sitting on a string of 228 games without being shutout.

   *   Vigor shutout Jackson 33-0 to hand the Aggies their first shutout in 115 games dating back to the 2008 season..

   *   Baldwin County defeated #7 Saraland 15-14 on a two point conversion for their first win over a ranked team since they beat Daphne during the 2004 football season.  

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 193 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs are the #2 team in Class 7A.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  Valley  (499-364-21)
  499  -  Scottsboro  (499-440-37)
  496  -  Fyffe  (496-295-13)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Jonathan McWhorter (Cedar Bluff)  (99-43)
  98  -  Clint Smith (Jacksonville)  (98-69)
  97  -  Jim Elgin (Pleasant Grove)  (97-61)
  96  -  Charlie Taylor (South Choctaw Academy)  (96-72)
  95  -  Lymos McDonald (Cherokee)  (95-52)




Points allowed in a game

 * Abbeville Christian set a team record in a 70-38 loss to Crenshaw Christian breaking the previous record set in a loss to Ashford Academy 65-36 on 11/14/1970.

 * Jasper set a team record in a 63-34 loss to Gardendale breaking the previous record set in a loss to Lee Huntsville 61-0 on 10/14/1966.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Tarrant set a team record by defeating Tanner 65-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated West Blocton 63-0 on 10/19/2001.

 * Weaver set a team record by defeating Munford 63-6 tying the previous record set when they defeated Glencoe 57-0 on 9/3/2004.


Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Glencoe set a team record in a loss 57-0 to Weaver breaking the previous record set when they lost to Collinsville 55-0 on .

 * Tanner set a team record in a loss 65-0 to Tarrant breaking the previous record set when they lost to East Limestone 62-0 on 8/30/2001.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Abbeville Christian set a team record in a loss 70-38 to Crenshaw Christian breaking the previous record set in a loss to Ashford Academy 65-36 on 11/14/1970.

 * Ellwood Christian set a team record in a loss 60-42 to Autaugaville breaking the previous record set in a loss to Victory Baptist 70-26 on 10/9/2009.

 * Selma set a team record in a 56-41 victory over Brookwood breaking the previous record set in a loss to Demopolis 46-41 on 8/28/1987.

 * Valley set a team record in a loss 49-34 to Sylacauga breaking the previous record set when they defeated Opelika 76-6 on 9/27/1968.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Maplesville has won a team record 29 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Fyffe has won a team record 22 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 38 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Center Point has lost a team record 24 consecutive games since 9/18/2015.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 24 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * White Plains has lost a team record 22 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * St. John Paul II has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * North River Christian has lost a team record 17 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Houston Academy has lost a team record 17 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Asbury has lost a team record 17 consecutive games since 8/25/2016.
 * Smiths Station has lost a team record 13 consecutive games since 9/16/2016.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 11 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.
 * Helena has lost a team record 5 consecutive games since 9/15/2017.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Mae Jemison set a team record with a 7-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 6-5-0 in 2016.

 * Mars Hill set a team record with a 5-3 record. That tops the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2015.



Teams that set a record for most losses in a season

 * Northside Methodist Academy set a team record with a 0-9 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 2-8-0 in 2014.



Teams off to great starts in 2017
 * Pinson Valley has never started 7-0 in a season.
 * Sidney Lanier last started a season 7-0 in 2000.
 * Thompson last started a season 7-0 in 1983.
 * Wetumpka last started a season 8-0 in 1995.
 * Wilson last started a season 7-0 in 1998.



Teams off to good starts in 2017
 * Brooklane Baptist last started a season 5-1 in 1996.
 * Carver Birmingham last started a season 5-1 in 2003.
 * Catholic Montgomery last started a season 6-1 in 1994.
 * Hillcrest Evergreen last started a season 6-1 in 1989.
 * Mae Jemison has never started 7-1 in a season.
 * St. Lukes has never started 5-1 in a season.


Teams off to slow starts in 2017
 * Chelsea last started a season 0-7 in 2001.
 * Gaylesville last started a season 0-7 in 1996.
 * Houston Academy last started a season 0-8 in 1999.
 * Smiths Station has never started 0-7 in a season.
 * Tuscaloosa Christian last started a season 0-7 in 1979.







Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Hamilton shutout an amazing 14 consecutive opponents from 1928-1930. A atreak that will never be matched in modern football.