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2017 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Sep. 23, 2017)

Week 5


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 27 games following a 63-0 thumping of Elwood Christian.

   *   Barbour County lost to Ariton by a score of 45-20 and still has the state's longest losing streak at thirty-five games.

   *   Bullock County has lost 54 consecutive region games following a 23-12 loss to region foe Dale County.

   *   Fyffe extended their 22 game regular season winning streak with another runaway victory over Ider by a score of 38-0.

   *   The state's longest region winning streak also belongs to Maplesville who has a string of 49 straight region victories.

   *   Piedmont has the state's longest home winning streak at twenty-three games. The Bulldogs won their 500th game in school history with a 48-13 victory over Pleasant Valley. Monroe Academy (30) lead the AISA schools.

   *    Maplesville has also won 24 consecutive road games following their impressive victory on the road this past Friday night.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 42 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 225 games without being shutout.

   *   Millry upset #7 Linden on Friday night. It was the school's first win over a ranked team since they defeated #5 Southern Choctaw in 2003.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 190 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs are the #2 team in Class 7A.

   *   The Piedmont Bulldogs won the 500th game in the school's history on Friday. Their overall record stands at 500-400-30. Congratulations to the coaches and team.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  Valley  (499-361-21)
  499  -  Fairhope  (499-349-24)
  498  -  Scottsboro  (498-439-37)
  498  -  Baldwin County  (498-430-30)
  498  -  Tarrant  (498-447-40)
  493  -  Fyffe  (493-295-13)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Josh Wright (Bessemer Academy)  (99-24)
  98  -  Jay Brown (Moody)  (98-96)
  98  -  Jeff Pugh (East Limestone)  (98-90)
  97  -  Jim Elgin (Pleasant Grove)  (97-59)
  96  -  Jonathan McWhorter (Cedar Bluff)  (96-43)
  95  -  Clint Smith (Jacksonville)  (95-69)
  94  -  Charlie Taylor (South Choctaw Academy)  (94-71)



Points scored in a game

 * Hale County set a team record by defeating Holt 73-0.


Points allowed in a game

 * Smiths Station set a team record by losing to Central Phenix City 62-7.


Margin of Victory game

 * Austin set a team record by defeating Columbia 56-0.
 * Crenshaw Christian set a team record by defeating Evangel Christian Academy 64-0.
 * D.A.R. set a team record by defeating New Hope 55-0.
 * Hale County set a team record by defeating Holt 73-0.
 * Hoover set a team record by defeating Tuscaloosa County 63-0.


Margin of Defeat game

 * Ellwood Christian set a team record by losing to Maplesville 63-0.
 * Holt set a team record by losing to Hale County 73-0.
 * Tuscaloosa County set a team record by losing to Hoover 63-0.


Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Mountain Brook set a team record by defeating Spain Park 51-50.
 * West Point set a team record by defeating Corner 49-42.


Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Maplesville has won a team record 27 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Fyffe has won a team record 19 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Mae Jemison has won a team record 5 consecutive games since 8/25/2017.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 35 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Center Point has lost a team record 22 consecutive games since 9/18/2015.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 21 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * White Plains has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 10/2/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 16 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Choctaw County has lost a team record 16 consecutive games since 10/16/2015.
 * Houston Academy has lost a team record 14 consecutive games since 8/26/2016.
 * Asbury has lost a team record 14 consecutive games since 8/25/2016.
 * Smiths Station has lost a team record 11 consecutive games since 9/16/2016.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 8 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Mars Hill  -  3


Teams off to great starts in 2017
 * Abbeville last started a season 4-0 in 1994.
 * Alabama Christian last started a season 5-0 in 1990.
 * Cherokee last started a season 4-0 in 1985.
 * Decatur Heritage Christian has never started 4-0 in a season.
 * Mae Jemison has never started 5-0 in a season.
 * Pinson Valley last started a season 5-0 in 2002.
 * Plainview last started a season 5-0 in 2003.
 * St. Lukes has never started 3-0 in a season.
 * Sulligent last started a season 4-0 in 1966.
 * Thompson last started a season 4-0 in 1992.



Teams off to good starts in 2017
 * Brooklane Baptist last started a season 2-1 in 1998.
 * Lee Montgomery last started a season 3-1 in 2000.


Teams off to slow starts in 2017
 * Alabama School Deaf last started a season 0-4 in 1968.
 * Billingsley last started a season 0-4 in 1999.
 * Chelsea last started a season 0-5 in 2001.
 * Cleburne County last started a season 0-4 in 1987.
 * Evangel Christian Academy last started a season 0-6 in 2003.
 * Houston Academy last started a season 0-5 in 1999.
 * Russellville has never started 0-4 in a season.
 * Smiths Station has never started 0-5 in a season.
 * Tuscaloosa Christian last started a season 0-6 in 1981.







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