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Mars Hill Football Team History


Mars Hill Panthers
Mars Hill High School

698 Cox Creek Parkway Florence, AL 35630
Stadium:
Colors: Royal Blue & White
Coach: Darrell Higgins
Region: 2A-R8
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2014  <-- 2019 <- 2020 -> 2020 --> 2020

2020 Season Highlights
 Darrell Higgins enters his 5th season as Head Coach at Mars Hill.
 The Panthers move from Class 1A and into Region 8.
 The Panthers won the Class 2A Region 8 Championship.
 The Panthers set a team record by scoring 77 in a game.
 The Panthers set a team record for margin of victory at 77 points.
 The Panthers set a team record for most points scored by both teams with 109 points.
 
2020 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Thu., Aug. 20  @ Jasper    20   30   L       
 Thu., Aug. 27  @ East Limestone    21   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  @ Sheffield   *  71   38   W       
 Fri., Sep. 11  @ Hatton   *  46   24   W       
 Fri., Sep. 18  OPEN 
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Cullman    21   6   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  vs. Colbert County   *  42   14   W       
 Thu., Oct. 8  vs. Lexington   *  42   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  @ Red Bay   *  35   8   W       
 Thu., Oct. 22  vs. Tharptown   *  77   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ American Christian    0   1   #Lost       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Lamar County    63   18   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  vs. Westbrook Christian    56   21   W       2nd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 20  @ Aliceville    55   14   W       3rd Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 27  vs. Spring Garden    32   14   W       Semi-finals Playoffs 
 Fri., Dec. 4   Abbeville    56   14   W    Tuscaloosa   Championship Game 
 
2020 Season Totals
  Record13-2
  Points Scored637
  Scoring Average42.5
  Points Allowed202
  Defense Average13.5
  Opponents Record108-64
  Region Record6-0
  Home Record7-0
  Away Record5-2
2020 Class 2A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/13/20208 2(6-1)221 ASWA
10/20/20209 1(7-1)270 ASWA
10/27/202010 1(8-1)270 ASWA
10/6/20207 2(5-1)225 ASWA
11/3/2020Final 1(8-2)233 ASWA
8/25/20201 5(0-1)129 ASWA
8/3/2020PS 3(14-1)176 ASWA
9/1/20202 3(1-1)168 ASWA
9/15/20204 3(3-1)171 ASWA
9/22/20205 2(3-1)196 ASWA
9/29/20206 2(4-1)228 ASWA
9/8/20203 3(2-1)172 ASWA
  
2020 Class 2A Region 8 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Mars Hill 13-26372025-0262816-031384  Darrell Higgins
Red Bay 9-23051501-128275-121890  Michael D. Jackson
Colbert County 7-42991800-115224-2182114  Brett Mask
Hatton 5-62962500-114272-4168142  Denton Bowling
Lexington 4-62062302-4122176  Jason Lard
Sheffield 3-72503542-4190250  David Hufstedler
Tharptown 4-61613630-66343  Kevin Lacey

2020 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Mars Hill Players on File.

2020 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Eli KirchharrOL Sr. 6-2280 2nd  ASWA
 Griffin HansonQB Fr. 5-10165 HM  ASWA
 Hunter KilpatrickDB Sr. 5-7160 1st  ASWA
 Justus McDanielRB Sr. 5-9185 2nd  ASWA
 Landon MorrisOL Sr. 6-1245 1st  ASWA
 Peyton HigginsATH Sr. 5-10185 1st  ASWA



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Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Morris Higginbotham coached three different teams to divisional state championships in the 1950s. He won titles at Walnut Grove in 1952, West Blocton in 1955 and Enterprise in 1960.