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2017 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Sep. 3, 2017)

Week 2


The 2017 season in in full swing. Here are a few tidbits from this week's action.

   *   Maplesville has the state's longest winning streak at 24 games following a 36-6 thumping of Resurrection Catholic of Mississippi.

   *   Barbour County hoped to end a string of thirty-three consecutive losses this season. They did not get off to a good start and lost to Randolph County by a score of 48-0. Second place Brilliant ended their streak of twenty-seven straight losses with a 14-12 victory over Vina.

   *   Bullock County has lost 52 consecutive region games in a row and will out to end that streak this week when they begin region play with a games against Alabama Christian.

   *  The G.W. Long Rebels had their string of 34 straight regular season wins snapped by a 34-0 loss to Dale County on Thursday night. New leader, Fyffe, has a 19 game regular season winning streak.

   *   Tanner has a streak of 53 consecutive region wins with no signs of slowing down this year. The Rattlers open region play in this week under head coach Maurice Belser against West End.

   *   The Hornets of state champion Beauregard entered the 2017 season with a string of 23 consecutive home wins. The Hornets opened the season at home against Greenville and saw their streak fall in a 34-31 loss. Bessemer Academy (29) and Monroe Academy (28) lead the AISA schools.

   *    Maplesville has won 22 consecutive road games following their impressive victory this past weekend.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 39 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 222 games without being shutout. The Red Devils defeated Geraldine by a score of 33-0 to open the season.

   *   Opp saw their string of consecutive games scoring halted at 91 in a surprising 54-0 loss to T.R. Miller. Tanner also had their streak ended at 84 games in a 45-0 setback against Mae Jemison.

   *   Abbeville shutout Ashford 28-0 garnering their first blanking of an opponent in 88 games. Good Hope shutout Vinemont by a score of 41-0. It was the program's first shutout since the 2006 season.

   *   North Sand Mountain eased by #7 Cedar Bluff for their first victory over a ranked team since the 1998 season. Northview squeaked by Enterprise 23-22 producing their first win over a ranked team since the 2008 season.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 187 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs are the #2 team in Class 7A.

   *   Michael D. Jackson won his 100th game as a head football coach on Friday as Red Bay thrashed Tharptown 53-7. Jimmy Perry, head football coach at St. James, also picked up his 100th win on Friday night 30-6 against Montgomery Academy.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  Linden  (499-320-30)
  499  -  Reeltown  (499-281-13)
  498  -  Valley  (498-359-21)
  498  -  Baldwin County  (498-428-30)
  497  -  Piedmont  (497-400-30)
  497  -  Scottsboro  (497-437-37)
  496  -  Fairhope  (496-349-24)
  495  -  Tarrant  (495-447-40)
  490  -  Fyffe  (490-295-13)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Rodney Stidham (Hamilton)  (99-52)
  98  -  Smitty Grider (Park Crossing)  (98-41)
  98  -  Jay Brown (Moody)  (98-94)
  98  -  Jeff Pugh (East Limestone)  (98-87)
  97  -  Josh Wright (Bessemer Academy)  (97-23)
  95  -  Jim Elgin (Pleasant Grove)  (95-58)
  94  -  Jonathan McWhorter (Cedar Bluff)  (94-42)
  93  -  Clint Smith (Jacksonville)  (93-68)
  92  -  Charlie Taylor (South Choctaw Academy)  (92-71)




Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Bullock County set a team record in a 58-34 victory over Central Hayneville breaking the previous record set in a loss to Eufaula 78-14 on 10/10/1980.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Maplesville has won a team record 24 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Fyffe has won a team record 16 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 33 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * J.F. Shields has lost a team record 28 consecutive games since 9/5/2014.
 * Center Point has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 9/18/2015.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 18 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * White Plains has lost a team record 16 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 13 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Houston Academy has lost a team record 11 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Asbury has lost a team record 11 consecutive games since 8/25/2016.
 * Valley has lost a team record 10 consecutive games since 9/2/2016.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 5 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.


Teams off to great starts in 2017
 * Alabama Christian last started a season 2-0 in 2001.
 * Brewer last started a season 2-0 in 1999.
 * Cherokee last started a season 2-0 in 1998.
 * Decatur Heritage Christian has never started 1-0 in a season.
 * Jackson Academy last started a season 3-0 in 2003.
 * Mae Jemison has never started 2-0 in a season.
 * Snook Christian has never started 3-0 in a season.
 * Sulligent last started a season 2-0 in 1996.
 * Williamson last started a season 2-0 in 2003.


Teams off to slow starts in 2017
 * Bob Jones last started a season 0-2 in 1994.
 * Davidson last started a season 0-2 in 1997.
 * Hamilton last started a season 0-2 in 1998.
 * Southern Academy last started a season 0-2 in 1999.
 * Valley last started a season 0-2 in 2000.







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