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2017 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Oct. 28, 2017)

Week 10


The playoffs begin next week. Here are a few tidbits from this week's action.

   *   Maplesville has the state's longest winning streak at 31 games following another victory. The Red Devils defeated Loachapoka 56-6.

   *   Barbour County lost to Geneva County by a score of 44-0 and still has the state's longest losing streak at forty games.

   *   Bullock County closed out their 2017 region play and has lost 58 consecutive region games following a non-region loss to Abbeville.

   *   Fyffe extended their 27 game regular season winning streak with a 56-0 victory over Gaston.

   *   The state's longest region winning streak also belongs to Maplesville who has a string of 52 straight region victories.

   *   Piedmont has the state's longest home winning streak at twenty-five games after taking the week off prior to another Super Seven title run. Monroe Academy (32) lead the AISA schools.

   *   Maplesville (27) and Fyffe (26) lead all the others in consecutive road victories following their latest wins.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 46 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 230 games without being shutout.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 195 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs are the #2 team in Class 7A.

   *   Jonathan McWhorter, the head football coach at Cedar Bluff won his 100th game over the weekend. His record stands at 100-43 in a dozen seasons at the helm. Clint Smith at Jacksonville also accomplished the same feat as his team defeated Cherokee County 45-21.

   *   Fayette County with 675 victories all-time takes a one game lead over T.R. Miller this week. Since Miller will miss the post season this year, Fayette County is virtually assured to take that lead into next season.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  498  -  Fyffe  (498-295-13)
  490  -  Haleyville  (490-387-23)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  98  -  Jim Elgin (Pleasant Grove)  (98-62)
  98  -  Charlie Taylor (South Choctaw Academy)  (98-72)
  97  -  Lymos McDonald (Cherokee)  (97-52)


Points scored in a game

 * Austin set a team record in a win 69-28 over Athens breaking the previous record set in a victory over Hazel Green 63-21 on 9/15/2017.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Colbert Heights set a team record by defeating East Lawrence 44-2 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Hatton 41-0 on 10/3/1980.



Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Ellwood Christian set a team record in a loss 70-0 to Isabella breaking the previous record set when they lost to Maplesville 63-0 on 9/22/2017.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Athens set a team record in a loss 69-28 to Austin breaking the previous record set when they defeated Decatur 96-0 on .

 * Kinston set a team record in a 58-50 victory over Florala breaking the previous record set in a loss to Florala 51-48 on 9/20/1996.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Maplesville has won a team record 31 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Fyffe has won a team record 24 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Autauga Academy has won a team record 23 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 40 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Calhoun has lost a team record 30 consecutive games since 10/31/2014.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 25 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * White Plains has lost a team record 24 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 21 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * St. John Paul II has lost a team record 21 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Asbury has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 8/25/2016.
 * Houston Academy has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * North River Christian has lost a team record 18 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Smiths Station has lost a team record 15 consecutive games since 9/16/2016.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 12 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.
 * Helena has lost a team record 7 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 9-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 6-5-0 in 2016.

 * Mars Hill set a team record with a 6-3 record. That tops the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2015.

 * Northside set a team record with a 8-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 8-3-0 in 2014.

 * Pinson Valley set a team record with a 9-0 record. That ties the previous mark of 9-3-0 in 2011.



Teams that set a record for most losses in a season

 * Chilton County set a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2002.

 * Evangel Christian Academy set a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2008.

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

 * Gadsden City set a team record with a 3-7 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 7-6-0 in 2016.

 * Helena set a team record with a 1-8 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 3-7-0 in 2016.

 * Houston Academy set a team record with a 0-10 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2016.

 * North River Christian set a team record with a 0-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-9-0 in 2016.

 * Northside Methodist Academy set a team record with a 0-10 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 2-8-0 in 2014.

 * Shoals Christian set a team record with a 1-8 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 2-8-0 in 2015.

 * Smiths Station set a team record with a 0-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2005.

 * Sparta Academy set a team record with a 1-10 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2016.



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

 * Central Hayneville set a team record by scoring 262 points. That tops the previous mark of 262 points set in 2004.

 * Kinston set a team record by scoring 315 points. That tops the previous mark of 314 points set in 2001.

 * Mae Jemison set a team record by scoring 359 points. That tops the previous mark of 342 points set in 2016.

 * Mars Hill set a team record by scoring 274 points. That tops the previous mark of 232 points set in 2016.

 * Thompson set a team record by scoring 382 points. That tops the previous mark of 362 points set in 1982.



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

 * Chilton County set a team record by allowing 359 points. That tops the previous mark of 353 points set in 2008.

 * Clarke Prep set a team record by allowing 343 points. That tops the previous mark of 340 points set in 1991.

 * Enterprise set a team record by allowing 355 points. That tops the previous mark of 329 points set in 2014.

 * Evangel Christian Academy set a team record by allowing 477 points. That tops the previous mark of 435 points set in 2008.

 * Fruitdale set a team record by allowing 432 points. That tops the previous mark of 413 points set in 2012.

 * New Hope set a team record by allowing 366 points. That tops the previous mark of 332 points set in 2011.

 * Northside Methodist Academy set a team record by allowing 392 points. That tops the previous mark of 389 points set in 2014.

 * Shoals Christian set a team record by allowing 424 points. That tops the previous mark of 388 points set in 2008.

 * Smiths Station set a team record by allowing 403 points. That tops the previous mark of 349 points set in 2016.

 * Sparta Academy set a team record by allowing 423 points. That tops the previous mark of 360 points set in 2011.

 * Trinity set a team record by allowing 331 points. That tops the previous mark of 286 points set in 2014.

 * Tuscaloosa County set a team record by allowing 350 points. That tops the previous mark of 319 points set in 2016.



Teams off to great starts in 2017
 * Austin last started a season 9-0 in 1993.
 * Central Phenix City last started a season 9-0 in 1995.
 * Fultondale last started a season 9-0 in 1976.
 * Lynn last started a season 10-0 in 2000.
 * Pinson Valley has never started 9-0 in a season.
 * Thompson last started a season 9-0 in 1982.



Teams off to good starts in 2017
 * Brooklane Baptist last started a season 5-1 in 1996.
 * Catholic Montgomery last started a season 8-1 in 1994.
 * Hillcrest Evergreen last started a season 8-1 in 1989.
 * Macon-East Academy last started a season 9-1 in 2002.
 * Mae Jemison has never started 9-1 in a season.
 * Northside last started a season 8-1 in 1966.
 * Sidney Lanier last started a season 8-1 in 2000.
 * St. Lukes has never started 7-1 in a season.


Teams off to slow starts in 2017
 * Gaylesville last started a season 0-9 in 1990.
 * Houston Academy has never started 0-10 in a season.
 * Mary Montgomery last started a season 0-9 in 1998.
 * Smiths Station has never started 0-9 in a season.
 * Tuscaloosa Christian last started a season 0-9 in 1979.
 * Verbena last started a season 0-9 in 2001.







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.