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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Oct. 29, 2016)

Week 11


The Playoffs are HERE! The 2016 regular season is done. Here are a few tidbits from this week's action.

   *  Piedmont defeated Oneonta 45-9 to wrap up a perfect 10-0 regular season. They also extend their state leading winning streak to 20 games as they embark upon reaching their goal of another state championship in 2016.

  *  Childersburg outscored Central Coosa 82-64 in the highest scoring game ever! The 146 points tops the mark set in 2003 when Parrish defeated Hubbertville 81-58.

  *  Holtville snapped a 29 game losing streak with a 41-39 win over Beulah.

  *  Hewitt-Trussville completed the first 10-0 regular season in school history last week. Carroll (10-0) closed out the first perfect 10-0 regular season since 1930. Rogers, LaFayette and Park Crossing finished off the first 10-0 seasons in their school's history along with Chambers Academy in the AISA.

  *  The best region in any classification? Region five in class 3A has compiled a record of 44-25. Take away their region games and they are an amazing 23-4 against outside competition. Class 4A region 4 only had a single team, Bibb County, finish with more wins than losses. Class 5A region 3 finished with a 7-22 record against non-regions foes.

   *   Teams with turnaround seasons include: Dale County (1-9) to (7-3), Davidson (3-7) to (9-1), Horseshoe Bend (0-10) to (6-4), Houston County (0-10) to (6-4), Isabella (1-9) to (9-1), J.B. Pennington (2-8) to (8-2), Lynn (1-9) to (7-3), Oxford (3-7) to (10-0), Southern Choctaw (2-8) to (8-1) and West Morgan (0-10) to (7-3). Congrats to these teams on great starts to the 2016 season and good luck in the playoffs.

   *   Some teams are not faring so well in 2016. Teams that are not finding the success they enjoyed last year include; Benjamin Russell (12-2) to (3-7), Cleburne County (9-3) to (2-8), Edgewood Academy (13-0) to (0-10), Fort Payne (8-3) to (2-8), Greenville (11-1) to (2-7), Priceville (8-3) to (0-10), Ranburne (10-2) to (2-8) and Winston County (7-4) to (1-9).

   *   Barbour County leads the state for most consecutive losses with 31 in a row following a 36-12 loss to Bullock County. 

   *   Bullock County won this week in a non-region game but has lost 52 consecutive region games.

   *   G. W. Long defeated Pike County 23-21 to extend their 34 game regular season winning streak.

   *   Tanner has a streak of 53 consecutive region wins. The Rattlers defeated East Limestone 35-14 in a non-region contest.

   *   Beauregard, with a string of 21 consecutive home wins after thrashing Benjamin Russell on their home turf.

   *   Maplesville has won 16 consecutive games on their opponent's home turf. They are the road warriors.

   *   Fyffe, who defeated Cleburne County by a score of 42-21, extended their streak of consecutive games scoring. They are currently sitting on a string of 221 games without being shutout.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 185 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs lost to Grayson GA.

   *   Coach Paul Benefield won his 250th games according to our records. His record at Sylvania and Fyffe stands at 250-52 in 25 seasons as a head coach in Alabama.

   *   A total of five head coaches sit on 99 wins this week. Most will continue to play next week in the post season.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  Reeltown  (499-278-12)
  498  -  Valley  (498-359-22)
  496  -  Baldwin County  (496-428-30)
  495  -  Fairhope  (495-348-24)
  495  -  Tarrant  (495-445-40)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Rodney Stidham (Hamilton)  (99-50)
  99  -  Doug Vickery Jr. (Flomaton)  (99-86)
  99  -  Jeff Kelly (Saraland)  (99-54)
  99  -  Michael D. Jackson (Red Bay)  (99-67)
  99  -  Jason Allen (Chambers Academy)  (99-72)
  98  -  Jamey Dubose (Central Phenix City)  (98-36)
  98  -  Jimmy Perry (St. James)  (98-52)
  97  -  Jeff Pugh (East Limestone)  (97-87)
  96  -  Royce Young (Escambia County)  (96-182)
  96  -  Jay Brown (Moody)  (96-95)


Points scored in a game

 * Central Coosa set a team record in a 82-64 loss to Childersburg breaking the previous record set in a victory over Thorsby 58-7 on 9/23/2016.

 * Childersburg set a team record in a win 82-64 over Central Coosa breaking the previous record set in a victory over Ragland 71-7 on 10/24/1952.

 * Curry set a team record in a win 70-46 over Carbon Hill breaking the previous record set in a victory over Carbon Hill 68-6 on 10/30/2008.

 * Hokes Bluff set a team record in a win 55-20 over Westbrook Christian tying the previous record set when they defeated Fyffe 55-12 on 11/8/1963.

 * Mars Hill set a team record in a win 64-0 over Shoals Christian breaking the previous record set in a victory over Waterloo 50-14 on 9/23/2016.

 * R.C. Hatch set a team record in a win 76-6 over Autaugaville breaking the previous record set in a victory over Autaugaville 68-20 on 10/30/2014.

 * Saraland set a team record in a win 62-26 over B.C. Rain breaking the previous record set in a victory over Sumter Central 61-12 on 9/6/2013.



Points allowed in a game

 * B.C. Rain set a team record in a 62-26 loss to Saraland breaking the previous record set in a loss to Baldwin County 55-7 on 9/14/1979.

 * Central Clay County set a team record in a 50-29 loss to Handley breaking the previous record set in a loss to Benjamin Russell 38-7 on 8/28/2015.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Mars Hill set a team record by defeating Shoals Christian 64-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Waterloo 50-14 on 9/23/2016.

 * R.C. Hatch set a team record by defeating Autaugaville 76-6 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Francis Marion 57-6 on 10/21/2016.

 * Southeastern set a team record by defeating Asbury 39-7 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Brilliant 38-8 on 9/23/2016.



Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Shoals Christian set a team in a loss 64-0 to Mars Hill breaking the previous record set when they lost to R.A. Hubbard 60-0 on 9/11/2009.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * B.C. Rain set a team record in a loss 62-26 to Saraland breaking the previous record set when they defeated Faith Academy 51-34 on 10/19/2012.

 * Carbon Hill set a team record in a loss 70-46 to Curry breaking the previous record set in a loss to Fayette County 103-7 on 10/14/1921.

 * Central Coosa set a team record in a loss 82-64 to Childersburg breaking the previous record set in a loss to Lincoln 86-36 on 10/10/2008.

 * Childersburg set a team record in a 82-64 victory over Central Coosa breaking the previous record set in a loss to Demopolis 67-34 on 11/12/1993.

 * Curry set a team record in a 70-46 victory over Carbon Hill breaking the previous record set in a loss to Sipsey Valley 54-47 on 9/28/2012.

 * Decatur set a team record in a 59-41 victory over Sparkman breaking the previous record set when they defeated Athens Agricultural 96-0 on 10/12/1923.

 * John Carroll set a team record in a loss 60-41 to Pelham breaking the previous record set in a loss to Hoover 56-39 on 10/25/2002.

 * Midfield set a team record in a 48-47 victory over New Hope breaking the previous record set when they defeated Gardendale 48-47 on 10/1/1999.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Piedmont has won a team record 20 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * McGill-Toolen has won a team record 19 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Maplesville has won a team record 18 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Carroll has won a team record 13 consecutive games since 10/16/2015.
 * Rogers has won a team record 11 consecutive games since 10/29/2015.
 * Park Crossing has won a team record 10 consecutive games since 8/18/2016.
 * Chambers Academy has won a team record 10 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Hewitt-Trussville has won a team record 10 consecutive games since 8/19/2016.
 * Mars Hill has won a team record 3 consecutive games since 10/7/2016.
 * Woodville has won a team record 3 consecutive games since 10/14/2016.
 * Mae Jemison has won a team record 3 consecutive games since 10/6/2016.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 32 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Brilliant has lost a team record 26 consecutive games since 9/19/2014.
 * Center Point has lost a team record 17 consecutive games since 9/18/2015.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 17 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * White Plains has lost a team record 15 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 12 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Asbury has lost a team record 10 consecutive games since 8/25/2016.
 * Chickasaw has lost a team record 6 consecutive games since 9/23/2016.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * B.T. Washington tied a team record with a 7-3 record. That tops the previous mark of 5-5-0 in 2004.

 * LaFayette tied a team record with a 10-0 record. That ties the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2005.

 * Mars Hill tied a team record with a 6-4 record. That tops the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2015.

 * Park Crossing tied a team record with a 10-0 record. That tops the previous mark of 8-3-0 in 2015.

 * Southeastern tied a team record with a 3-7 record. That tops the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2014.

 * Spring Garden tied a team record with a 9-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 9-3-0 in 2012.

 * Woodville tied a team record with a 5-5 record. That tops the previous mark of 4-7-0 in 2015.



Teams that set a record for most losses in a season

 * Brilliant tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2015.

 * Brindlee Mountain tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2012.

 * Calhoun tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2015.

 * Center Point tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2015.

 * Chickasaw tied a team record with a 2-8 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 4-7-0 in 2015.

 * Columbia tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2013.

 * Edgewood Academy tied a team record with a 0-11 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 1993.

 * Elkmont tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 1989.

 * Excel tied a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 1985.

 * Florence tied a team record with a 2-8 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 3-7-0 in 2004.

 * Good Hope tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 1995.

 * Grissom tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2015.

 * Gulf Shores tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2000.

 * Helena tied a team record with a 4-6 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 5-6-0 in 2014.

 * Holt tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2013.

 * Houston Academy tied a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 1981.

 * J.F. Shields tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2009.

 * John Carroll tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2015.

 * North River Christian tied a team record with a 0-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2006.

 * Northview tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2003.

 * Priceville tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2010.

 * Sparta Academy tied a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-9-0 in 2009.

 * St. John Paul II tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2014.

 * St. Lukes tied a team record with a 2-8 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 2-7-0 in 2015.

 * Sumter Central tied a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2012.

 * Valley tied a team record with a 1-9 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 3-8-0 in 1994.

 * White Plains tied a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 1991.



Teams that set a record for most points scored in a season

 * Albertville set a team record by scoring 349 points. That tops the previous mark of 342 points set in 1929.

 * B.T. Washington set a team record by scoring 357 points. That tops the previous mark of 226 points set in 1998.

 * Carroll set a team record by scoring 369 points. That tops the previous mark of 343 points set in 1987.

 * Central Coosa set a team record by scoring 364 points. That tops the previous mark of 328 points set in 2015.

 * Chelsea set a team record by scoring 432 points. That tops the previous mark of 386 points set in 2011.

 * Hewitt-Trussville set a team record by scoring 461 points. That tops the previous mark of 443 points set in 2001.

 * Holly Pond set a team record by scoring 352 points. That tops the previous mark of 284 points set in 2007.

 * LaFayette set a team record by scoring 556 points. That tops the previous mark of 455 points set in 2003.

 * Mars Hill set a team record by scoring 232 points. That tops the previous mark of 155 points set in 2015.

 * Minor set a team record by scoring 521 points. That tops the previous mark of 390 points set in 2015.

 * Park Crossing set a team record by scoring 386 points. That tops the previous mark of 376 points set in 2015.

 * Pleasant Home set a team record by scoring 303 points. That tops the previous mark of 252 points set in 2001.

 * Satsuma set a team record by scoring 294 points. That tops the previous mark of 288 points set in 2006.

 * Scottsboro set a team record by scoring 471 points. That tops the previous mark of 425 points set in 1956.

 * Southeastern set a team record by scoring 240 points. That tops the previous mark of 125 points set in 2014.



Teams that set a record for most points allowed in a season

 * Autaugaville set a team record by allowing 580 points. That tops the previous mark of 376 points set in 2014.

 * Benjamin Russell set a team record by allowing 361 points. That tops the previous mark of 290 points set in 2008.

 * Boaz set a team record by allowing 423 points. That tops the previous mark of 403 points set in 1988.

 * Brilliant set a team record by allowing 521 points. That tops the previous mark of 464 points set in 2015.

 * Brindlee Mountain set a team record by allowing 419 points. That tops the previous mark of 379 points set in 2010.

 * Calhoun set a team record by allowing 555 points. That tops the previous mark of 528 points set in 2003.

 * Central Clay County set a team record by allowing 203 points. That tops the previous mark of 197 points set in 2014.

 * Childersburg set a team record by allowing 444 points. That tops the previous mark of 380 points set in 2015.

 * Clay-Chalkville set a team record by allowing 332 points. That tops the previous mark of 327 points set in 2014.

 * Cleburne County set a team record by allowing 359 points. That tops the previous mark of 337 points set in 2011.

 * Donoho set a team record by allowing 422 points. That tops the previous mark of 411 points set in 2008.

 * Douglas set a team record by allowing 514 points. That tops the previous mark of 457 points set in 2006.

 * Edgewood Academy set a team record by allowing 431 points. That tops the previous mark of 342 points set in 2000.

 * Elkmont set a team record by allowing 405 points. That tops the previous mark of 395 points set in 2012.

 * Elmore County set a team record by allowing 352 points. That tops the previous mark of 345 points set in 1998.

 * Excel set a team record by allowing 366 points. That tops the previous mark of 366 points set in 2014.

 * Grissom set a team record by allowing 503 points. That tops the previous mark of 441 points set in 2013.

 * Holt set a team record by allowing 533 points. That tops the previous mark of 475 points set in 2013.

 * Houston Academy set a team record by allowing 394 points. That tops the previous mark of 323 points set in 1991.

 * Huntsville set a team record by allowing 368 points. That tops the previous mark of 340 points set in 2014.

 * J.F. Shields set a team record by allowing 630 points. That tops the previous mark of 437 points set in 2015.

 * John Carroll set a team record by allowing 420 points. That tops the previous mark of 403 points set in 2015.

 * McIntosh set a team record by allowing 541 points. That tops the previous mark of 415 points set in 2003.

 * Oak Grove set a team record by allowing 381 points. That tops the previous mark of 370 points set in 2013.

 * Oak Mountain set a team record by allowing 307 points. That tops the previous mark of 294 points set in 2010.

 * Pelham set a team record by allowing 363 points. That tops the previous mark of 357 points set in 2013.

 * Prattville set a team record by allowing 348 points. That tops the previous mark of 308 points set in 2014.

 * R.A. Hubbard set a team record by allowing 378 points. That tops the previous mark of 351 points set in 2015.

 * Ranburne set a team record by allowing 354 points. That tops the previous mark of 301 points set in 2005.

 * Robertsdale set a team record by allowing 361 points. That tops the previous mark of 354 points set in 2012.

 * Smiths Station set a team record by allowing 349 points. That tops the previous mark of 315 points set in 2009.

 * St. Lukes set a team record by allowing 405 points. That tops the previous mark of 324 points set in 2011.

 * Tuscaloosa County set a team record by allowing 319 points. That tops the previous mark of 286 points set in 2003.

 * White Plains set a team record by allowing 451 points. That tops the previous mark of 381 points set in 2008.

 * Winston County set a team record by allowing 482 points. That tops the previous mark of 444 points set in 2006.

 * Woodland set a team record by allowing 399 points. That tops the previous mark of 393 points set in 2011.



Teams off to great starts in 2016
 * Addison last started a season 10-0 in 2001.
 * Carroll last started a season 10-0 in 1930.
 * Chambers Academy has never started 10-0 in a season.
 * Georgiana last started a season 10-0 in 1994.
 * Hewitt-Trussville has never started 10-0 in a season.
 * LaFayette has never started 10-0 in a season.
 * Oxford last started a season 10-0 in 1993.
 * Park Crossing has never started 10-0 in a season.
 * Rogers has never started 10-0 in a season.
 * Scottsboro last started a season 10-0 in 1996.


Teams off to good starts in 2016
 * Enterprise last started a season 9-1 in 1984.
 * Isabella last started a season 9-1 in 2002.
 * Minor last started a season 9-1 in 2003.
 * Montevallo last started a season 9-1 in 1983.
 * Ohatchee last started a season 9-1 in 2001.
 * Opp last started a season 9-1 in 1998.
 * Spring Garden has never started 9-1 in a season.
 * St. James last started a season 9-1 in 1998.
 * West Limestone last started a season 9-1 in 1969.


Teams who finished with winless seasons in 2016
 * Center Point has never finished 0-10 in a season.
 * Columbia has never finished 0-10 in a season.
 * Edgewood Academy has never finished 0-11 in a season.
 * Elkmont last finished a season 0-10 in 1989.
 * Florala last finished a season 0-8 in 2001.
 * Good Hope last finished a season 0-10 in 1995.
 * Gulf Shores last finished a season 0-10 in 2000.
 * North River Christian has never finished 0-9 in a season.
 * Northview last finished a season 0-10 in 2003.
 * White Plains last finished a season 0-10 in 1991.






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Spence McCracken won a record 21 Area/Region Championships at Montgomery Academy, Lee Montgomery and Opelika during his coaching career.