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2018 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Aug. 26, 2018)

Week One


The 2018 season began over the weekend. Here are a few tidbits from this week's football action around the state.

   *  Lanett and Pinson Valley were both coming off perfect 15-0 state championship seasons and both teams lost in week one this year. Sweet Water, idle this week, takes over as the team with the longest winning streak in the AHSAA having posted 14 consecutive victories. The Bulldogs open the week against Thomasville. Monroe Academy leads the AISA with a 14 game winning streak.

   *   The Pike Road Patriots won their first football game in 85 years on Friday night when they shutout Calhoun by a score of 68-0. The school is fielding a football team this year for the first time since the 1933 season. Their last win came against Notasulga in October, 1933. Congratulations to Coach Browning and the team.

   *   Barbour County has a string of forty-two consecutive losses over the past few years. They started this season with a 46-7 loss to Notasulga.

   *   Bullock County has lost 58 consecutive region games but do not begin region play for a couple of weeks.

   *  The Fyffe Red Devils have won 28 straight regular season games.

   *   Maplesville has a streak of 53 consecutive region wins. The Red Devils open region play next week.

   *   The Volunteers of Monroe Academy have a string of 34 consecutive home wins. Fyffe leads the AHSAA schools with a 23 game home winning streak.

   *   McGill-Toolen has won 18 consecutive road games.

   *   Maplesville, also idle this week, has scored twenty or more points in 50 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 234 games without being shutout.

   *  Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 198 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs opened the 2018 season in a very familiar spot as the #1 team in 7A.

   *   Gordo will try to extend their streak of 25 straight winning seasons.

   *   The Luverne Tigers will be working hard to extend their string of qualifying for the playoffs to 36 consecutive seasons.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  492  -  Georgiana  (492-382-23)
  490  -  Haleyville  (490-390-23)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Lymos McDonald (Cherokee)  (99-55)
  98  -  Charlie Taylor (South Choctaw Academy)  (98-75)
  96  -  Tim Smith (Evangel Christian Alabaster)  (96-94)
  93  -  Matt Griffith (Sylacauga)  (93-88)
  92  -  Don Jacobs (Scottsboro)  (92-43)
  88  -  Ben Blackmon (Spanish Fort)  (88-40)

Points scored in a game

 * Pike Road set a team record in a win 68-0 over Calhoun breaking the previous record set in a victory over Verbena 66-0 on 10/26/1928.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record in a win 41-35 over Locust Fork breaking the previous record set in a victory over Butler 35-14 on 9/19/2013.

 * West Point set a team record in a win 55-27 over Fairview breaking the previous record set in a victory over St. John Paul II 54-8 on 9/18/2015.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Pike Road set a team record by defeating Calhoun 68-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Verbena 66-0 on 10/26/1928.



Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 42 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Calhoun has lost a team record 32 consecutive games since 10/31/2014.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 26 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 23 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * 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.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 14 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.
 * Helena has lost a team record 9 consecutive games since 9/15/2017.
 * North Jackson has lost a team record 7 consecutive games since 9/14/2017.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Asbury set a team record with a 1-0 record. That tops the previous mark of 0-10-0 in 2017.







Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Thomasville scored 54 points against Gulf Shores in the first quarter of a game in 2003. They managed to hang on for an 81-14 win.