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2017 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Sep. 16, 2017)

Week 4


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

   *   Maplesville has the state's longest winning streak at 26 games following a 70-19 beatdown of Highland Home.

   *   Barbour County lost to G.W. Long by a score of 47-6 and still has the state's longest losing streak at thirty-four games.

   *   Bullock County has lost 53 consecutive region games following a very close 7-6 loss to region foe Ashford.

   *   Fyffe extended their 21 game regular season winning streak with another runaway victory over Westbrook Christian by a score of 54-6.

   *   Tanner had a streak of 54 consecutive region wins snapped when they fell to Winston County 32-27 in a region contest. The state's longest region winning streak now belongs to Maplesville who was not far behind with a string of 49 straight region victories.

   *   Piedmont has the state's longest home winning streak at twenty-two games. The Bulldogs came from behind to defeat a very good Randolph County squad by a score of 41-31. Monroe Academy (29) lead the AISA schools.

   *    Maplesville has won 23 consecutive road games following their impressive victory on the road this past Friday night.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 41 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 224 games without being shutout.

   *   Thompson defeated #10 Mountain Brook 40-13. Their last win over a ranked opponent happened back in 2004. Winston County pulled off their first victory over a top ten team since the 2009 season when they defeated Tanner.

   *   Cleburne County was shutout for the first time since the 2008 season, some 95 games ago when they fell to Valley 27-0.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 189 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs are the #2 team in Class 7A.

   *   Smitty Grider won his 100th game as a head football coach on Friday as Park Crossing defeated Northview 47-9.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  Valley  (499-360-21)
  499  -  Piedmont  (499-400-30)
  498  -  Scottsboro  (498-438-37)
  498  -  Baldwin County  (498-429-30)
  498  -  Fairhope  (498-349-24)
  497  -  Tarrant  (497-447-40)
  492  -  Fyffe  (492-295-13)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  98  -  Jay Brown (Moody)  (98-95)
  98  -  Jeff Pugh (East Limestone)  (98-89)
  98  -  Josh Wright (Bessemer Academy)  (98-24)
  96  -  Jim Elgin (Pleasant Grove)  (96-59)
  95  -  Jonathan McWhorter (Cedar Bluff)  (95-43)
  94  -  Clint Smith (Jacksonville)  (94-69)
  93  -  Charlie Taylor (South Choctaw Academy)  (93-71)


Points scored in a game

 * Austin set a team record in a win 63-33 over Huffman tying the previous record set when they defeated Hazel Green 63-21 on 9/15/2017.

 * Central Florence set a team record in a win 72-7 over Priceville breaking the previous record set in a victory over Butler 70-36 on 9/24/2010.

 * Central Hayneville set a team record in a win 62-0 over Calhoun breaking the previous record set in a victory over Calhoun 58-0 on 10/24/2003.

 * Lyman Ward set a team record in a win 54-42 over Peoples Baptist GA tying the previous record set when they defeated Spring Garden 54-13 on 10/1/1999.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Central Florence set a team record by defeating Priceville 72-7 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Lee Huntsville 59-0 on 11/1/1963.

 * Central Hayneville set a team record by defeating Calhoun 62-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Calhoun 58-0 on 10/24/2003.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Maplesville has won a team record 26 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Fyffe has won a team record 18 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 34 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Center Point has lost a team record 21 consecutive games since 9/18/2015.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 20 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * White Plains has lost a team record 18 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Choctaw County has lost a team record 15 consecutive games since 10/16/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 15 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Asbury has lost a team record 13 consecutive games since 8/25/2016.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 7 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

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



Teams off to great starts in 2017
 * Alabama Christian last started a season 4-0 in 2000.
 * Cherokee last started a season 3-0 in 1997.
 * Decatur Heritage Christian has never started 3-0 in a season.
 * Mae Jemison has never started 4-0 in a season.
 * Pinson Valley last started a season 4-0 in 2002.
 * Plainview last started a season 4-0 in 2003.
 * St. Lukes has never started 2-0 in a season.
 * Sulligent last started a season 3-0 in 1966.


Teams off to slow starts in 2017
 * Alabama School Deaf last started a season 0-4 in 1968.
 * Chelsea last started a season 0-4 in 2001.
 * Conecuh Springs Christian has never started 0-2 in a season.
 * Evangel Christian Academy last started a season 0-5 in 2003.
 * Russellville last started a season 0-3 in 1997.
 * Smiths Station has never started 0-4 in a season.
 * Tuscaloosa Christian last started a season 0-4 in 1992.







Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first night game played between high school teams in the state occurred on September 23, 1927 when Pike Road and Cloverdale met in the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery.