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2017 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Nov. 18, 2018)

Second Round Playoffs


The playoffs are underway. Half the teams are going home and the other half will play on in search of a title. Here are a few tidbits from this week's action.

   *    The AISA state championships were settled in Troy Friday. Bessemer Academy fell to Monroe Academy 41-35 in the AAA game. It is the fifth time in six seasons these two have played for the championship with Monroe holding a 3-2 advantage. It is also the Volunteers second straight championship as they finish the season 13-0 for the second year in a row.

   *   In AA Autauga Academy won their second title in three years and fifth overall. Coach Bobby Carr won his 8th championship as a head coach as the Generals defeated Escambia Academy by a score of 49-0.

   *   Chambers Academy beat Crenshaw Christian 22-12 as Coach Jason Allen claims the first ever championship for the Rebels. Chambers came up short in the last three Class A title games and finish with a perfect 13-0 record..

   *   UMS-Wright has the longest winning streak in the AHSAA having posted 16 consecutive victories following a second round 48-7 win over Trinity. Monroe Academy leads the AISA with a 26 game winning streak following their championship game win.

   *   The Volunteers of Monroe Academy have a string of 40 consecutive home wins following. Fyffe leads the AHSAA schools with a 29 game home winning streak after winning on the road last week.

   *   Lanett leads with 12 consecutive road wins following a second round home win over Marengo. Chambers Academy leads the AISA schools with a 22 game road winning streak.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 62 consecutive games after defeating Georgiana 21-14.

   *   The Fyffe Blue Devils continue to score each and every game. They extend their streak of consecutive games scoring to 246 games.

   *   Mars Hill, Providence Christian, Spring Garden and Westminster Christian won second round playoff games for the first time in their school's history.

   *   Hoover/Berry is 19-2 in the semi-finals of the playoffs. Thomson (1-2), Central Phenix City (1-4) and Lee Montgomery (5-2) combined have fewer wins.

   *   Homewood (11-3), Leroy (11-5), Maplesville is 18-6, Deshler (14-7) along with UMS-Wright at 13-8 have the most third round victories. . Spanish Fort is 10-0, the most wins without a defeat in the second round.

   *   In Class 5A, all eight Number One seeds advanced to the quarter-finals this season.

   *   There will be a clash of unbeatens when UMS-Wright (11-0) and American Christian (12-0) tee it up next Friday night down in Mobile.

   *   Ariton, Central Clay County, Flomaton, Mars Hill, Providence Christian, Spring Garden, St. Luke's and Westminster Christian have never won a third round playoff game in their school's history. Others with long second round victory droughts include: Etowah (1999), Good Hope (1997), Greenville (1994), Lee Montgomery (1999) and Thompson (1982).

   *   Gardendale was shutout by Homewood 14-0 in the second round. It was the first time in 111 games the Rockets did not score dating back to the 2009 football season.

   *   UMS-Wright head football coach has an overall record of 300-85 in 30 years at Shaw, Murphy and UMS-Wright. He gained the 300th win this week when the Bulldogs defeated Trinity 48-7 in Montgomery. He joins Buddy Anderson (335), Jamie Riggs (312), Waldon Tucker (309) and Glenn Daniel (302) in the elite 300 club.



Team approaching the 600 win club
  599  -  Guntersville  (599-402-21)
  596  -  Jasper  (596-375-33)
  595  -  Sidney Lanier  (595-409-39)

Team approaching the 500 win club
  493  -  Haleyville  (493-396-23)
  493  -  Hoover  (493-171-7)
  491  -  McGill-Toolen  (491-422-29)
  490  -  Hueytown  (490-432-32)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Matt Griffith (Sylacauga)  (99-92)
  99  -  Ben Blackmon (Spanish Fort)  (99-40)
  97  -  David McKinney (Winfield)  (97-44)
  96  -  Don Jacobs (Scottsboro)  (96-49)
  96  -  Ryan Herring (Oxford)  (96-51)




Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Monroe Academy has won a team record 26 consecutive games since 8/18/2017.
 * Chambers Academy has won a team record 13 consecutive games since 8/17/2018.
 * Highland Home has won a team record 11 consecutive games since 9/7/2018.
 * Spring Garden has won a team record 11 consecutive games since 9/7/2018.
 * St. Luke's has won a team record 11 consecutive games since 8/31/2018.
 * Westminster Christian has won a team record 11 consecutive games since 8/24/2018.
 * Mars Hill has won a team record 7 consecutive games since 10/5/2018.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season .

 * Brewer set a team record with a 8-3 record. That ties the previous mark of 8-3-0 in 1983.

 * Chambers Academy set a team record with a 13-0 record. That tops the previous mark of 12-1-0 in 2017.

 * Chickasaw set a team record with a 5-6 record. That tops the previous mark of 4-7-0 in 2015.

 * Cottage Hill Christian set a team record with a 10-2 record. That tops the previous mark of 8-3-0 in 2007.

 * D.A.R. set a team record with a 8-4 record. That ties the previous mark of 8-3-0 in 2015.

 * Falkville set a team record with a 11-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 9-3-0 in 2015.

 * Headland set a team record with a 10-2 record. That ties the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 1988.

 * Highland Home set a team record with a 11-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2002.

 * Jackson-Olin set a team record with a 10-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 10-3-0 in 1996.

 * Jacksonville set a team record with a 11-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 10-1-0 in 1999.

 * Marengo set a team record with a 10-2 record. That ties the previous mark of 10-4-0 in 1996.

 * Mars Hill set a team record with a 11-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 7-4-0 in 2017.

 * Monroe Academy set a team record with a 13-0 record. That ties the previous mark of 13-0-0 in 2017.

 * Northside set a team record with a 9-2 record. That ties the previous mark of 9-2-0 in 2017.

 * Pike Road set a team record with a 6-5 record. That tops the previous mark of 5-3-0 in 1928.

 * Providence Christian set a team record with a 11-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 8-3-0 in 2015.

 * Randolph set a team record with a 7-4 record. That ties the previous mark of 7-4-0 in 2015.

 * Southeastern set a team record with a 4-6 record. That tops the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2017.

 * Spring Garden set a team record with a 11-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2016.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record with a 8-3 record. That tops the previous mark of 3-6-0 in 2013.

 * St. Luke's set a team record with a 11-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2017.

 * St. Michael set a team record with a 1-9 record. That tops the previous mark of 0-1-0 in 2017.

 * Thorsby set a team record with a 9-2 record. That tops the previous mark of 8-3-0 in 2017.

 * Westminster Christian set a team record with a 11-0 record. That tops the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2010.



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

 * Brewer set a team record by scoring 318 points. That tops the previous mark of 270 points set in 1983.

 * Cottage Hill Christian set a team record by scoring 437 points. That tops the previous mark of 351 points set in 2008.

 * D.A.R. set a team record by scoring 544 points. That tops the previous mark of 392 points set in 2015.

 * Falkville set a team record by scoring 573 points. That tops the previous mark of 427 points set in 2015.

 * Headland set a team record by scoring 422 points. That tops the previous mark of 288 points set in 1988.

 * Highland Home set a team record by scoring 531 points. That tops the previous mark of 465 points set in 2007.

 * Hokes Bluff set a team record by scoring 462 points. That tops the previous mark of 416 points set in 2001.

 * Holy Spirit set a team record by scoring 377 points. That tops the previous mark of 363 points set in 2005.

 * Jacksonville set a team record by scoring 397 points. That tops the previous mark of 390 points set in 2017.

 * James Clemens set a team record by scoring 432 points. That tops the previous mark of 386 points set in 2015.

 * Mars Hill set a team record by scoring 617 points. That tops the previous mark of 343 points set in 2017.

 * Montevallo set a team record by scoring 435 points. That tops the previous mark of 408 points set in 1997.

 * North Jackson set a team record by scoring 677 points. That tops the previous mark of 637 points set in 2010.

 * North Sand Mountain set a team record by scoring 419 points. That tops the previous mark of 372 points set in 2012.

 * Northside set a team record by scoring 403 points. That tops the previous mark of 390 points set in 2014.

 * Pike Road set a team record by scoring 313 points. That tops the previous mark of 172 points set in 1928.

 * Pleasant Valley set a team record by scoring 282 points. That tops the previous mark of 279 points set in 2007.

 * Providence Christian set a team record by scoring 443 points. That tops the previous mark of 313 points set in 2007.

 * South Lamar set a team record by scoring 513 points. That tops the previous mark of 499 points set in 2008.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record by scoring 401 points. That tops the previous mark of 152 points set in 2013.

 * Thorsby set a team record by scoring 394 points. That tops the previous mark of 354 points set in 2010.

 * Waterloo set a team record by scoring 406 points. That tops the previous mark of 311 points set in 1976.

 * Westminster Christian set a team record by scoring 512 points. That tops the previous mark of 394 points set in 2010.

 * Woodville set a team record by scoring 271 points. That tops the previous mark of 266 points set in 2014.



Teams off to great starts in 2018
 * Central Phenix City last started a season 12-0 in 1984.
 * Chambers Academy has never started 13-0 in a season.
 * Etowah last started a season 12-0 in 1999.
 * Ohatchee last started a season 11-0 in 1976.
 * South Lamar last started a season 12-0 in 1994.
 * Westminster Christian has never started 11-0 in a season.







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.