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2018 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Sep. 15, 2018)

Week Four


Many teams opened region play this past Friday Night. The race to the playoffs is underway. Here are a few tidbits from this week's football action around the state.

   *  UMS-Wright has the longest winning streak in the AHSAA having posted 9 consecutive victories after defeating Williamson by a score of 19-0. Monroe Academy leads the AISA with a 18 game winning streak following a 55-7 win over Northside Methodist Academy.

   *   Barbour County has a string of forty-four consecutive losses over the past few years. They lost to Cottonwood 35-20.

   *   Bullock County broke a string of 59 consecutive region losses by defeating Dadeville 22-17. The longest region losing streak now belongs to Southeastern with a streak of 39 straight region losses.

   *   The Fyffe Red Devils have won 31 straight regular season games after beating Collinsville 54-24 on Friday.

   *   Maplesville had a streak of 54 consecutive region wins. That is until Linden beat the Red Devils Friday night by a score of 38-27. The longest region winning streak now is shared by McGill-Toolen and Demopolis with streaks of 28 straight region victories.

   *   The Volunteers of Monroe Academy have a string of 36 consecutive home wins following a 55-7 win over Northside Methodist at home. Fyffe leads the AHSAA schools with a 25 game home winning streak.

   *   Briarwood Christian has won 14 consecutive road games. Chambers Academy leads the AISA schools with a 20 game road winning streak.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 53 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 237 games without being shutout.

   *  Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 201 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs sit at 2-2 on the season but will remain in the top ten this week. The Bucs set a team record for points allowed in a game in a 56-28 loss to Hewitt-Trussville.

   *  How about the Pike Road Patriots? All they have done is win their first four football games after restarting the program this year. Congrats Patriots!

   *  The St. John Paul II Falcons have already won more games (4) than the did in the past four seasons combined.

   *  Lymos McDonald, the head football coach at Cherokee won his 100th games as a head coach with a 60-0 victory over Vina. His record according to our files stands at (100-56). Charlie Taylor (100-76) duplicated the feat when South Choctaw Academy defeated Clarke Prep 27-26.



Team approaching the 500 win club
  494  -  Georgiana  (494-383-23)
  492  -  Haleyville  (492-391-23)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  97  -  Tim Smith (Evangel Christian Alabaster)  (97-95)
  96  -  Matt Griffith (Sylacauga)  (96-88)
  94  -  Don Jacobs (Scottsboro)  (94-44)
  91  -  Ben Blackmon (Spanish Fort)  (91-40)


Points scored in a game

 * Colbert County set a team record in a win 68-0 over Tharptown breaking the previous record set in a victory over Cherokee 67-0 on 9/26/1924.

 * Hazel Green set a team record in a win 78-35 over Lee Huntsville breaking the previous record set in a victory over Sparkman 58-20 on 10/3/2014.

 * Hillcrest Tuscaloosa set a team record in a win 62-0 over Brookwood breaking the previous record set in a victory over Paul Bryant 61-0 on 9/30/2016.

 * Lyman Ward set a team record in a win 64-16 over Lighthouse Home School breaking the previous record set in a loss to Freedom Academy 60-84 on 9/29/2017.

 * Mars Hill set a team record in a win 64-0 over Phillips Bear Creek tying the previous record set when they lost to Shoals Christian 0-64 on 10/28/2016.



Points allowed in a game

 * D.A.R. set a team record in a 75-41 loss to North Jackson breaking the previous record set in a loss to North Jackson 66-0 on 9/10/2010.

 * Hoover set a team record in a 56-28 loss to Hewitt-Trussville breaking the previous record set in a loss to Homewood 48-10 on 10/18/1996.

 * Lee Huntsville set a team record in a 78-35 loss to Hazel Green breaking the previous record set in a loss to Oxford 63-20 on 10/5/2012.

 * Mae Jemison set a team record in a 48-47 loss to Fort Payne tying the previous record set in a loss to St. Clair County 48-21 on 11/17/2017.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Colbert County set a team record by defeating Tharptown 68-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Cherokee 67-0 on 9/26/1924.

 * Hillcrest Tuscaloosa set a team record by defeating Brookwood 62-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Paul Bryant 61-0 on 9/30/2016.

 * Mars Hill set a team record by defeating Shoals Christian 64-0 tying the previous record set when they defeated Phillips Bear Creek 64-0 on 10/28/2016.

 * Victory Baptist set a team record by defeating Brooklane Baptist 83-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Marion Academy 78-13 on 8/22/2014.



Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Brooklane Baptist set a team record in a loss 83-0 to Victory Baptist breaking the previous record set when they lost to Victory Baptist 71-7 on 9/11/2015.

 * Springwood set a team record in a loss 63-0 to Autauga Academy tying the previous record set when they lost to Chambers Academy 63-0 on 8/25/1988.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * D.A.R. set a team record in a loss 75-41 to North Jackson breaking the previous record set in a loss to Good Hope 63-40 on 10/17/2014.

 * Hazel Green set a team record in a 78-35 victory over Lee Huntsville breaking the previous record set in a loss to Gadsden City 62-38 on 10/17/2014.

 * Lee Huntsville set a team record in a loss 78-35 to Hazel Green breaking the previous record set when they defeated Scottsboro 57-50 on 10/18/2002.

 * Montevallo set a team record in a 64-41 victory over Jemison breaking the previous record set in a loss to Holt 48-51 on 9/12/2014.

 * North Jackson set a team record in a 75-41 victory over D.A.R. breaking the previous record set when they defeated Westminster Christian 69-42 on 10/10/2014.

 * Mae Jemison set a team record in a loss 48-47 to Fort Payne breaking the previous record set when they defeated Ardmore 54-28 on 10/14/2016.



Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 44 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Calhoun has lost a team record 34 consecutive games since 10/31/2014.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 29 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 26 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Northside Methodist Academy has lost a team record 17 consecutive games since 10/21/2016.
 * Helena has lost a team record 11 consecutive games since 9/15/2017.
 * Gadsden City has lost a team record 7 consecutive games since 10/13/2017.
 * St. Michael has lost a team record 4 consecutive games since 9/29/2017.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Asbury set a team record with a 1-3 record. That tops the previous mark of 0-10-0 in 2017.

 * Southeastern set a team record with a 2-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2017.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record with a 4-0 record. That tops the previous mark of 3-6-0 in 2013.



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

 * St. John Paul II set a team record by scoring 161 points. That tops the previous mark of 152 points set in 2013.



Teams off to great starts in 2018
 * Beulah last started a season 4-0 in 1995.
 * Citronelle last started a season 3-0 in 1995.
 * Cold Springs last started a season 4-0 in 2003.
 * Good Hope last started a season 4-0 in 2000.
 * Headland last started a season 4-0 in 1988.
 * Jackson-Olin last started a season 4-0 in 1990.
 * Marengo last started a season 4-0 in 2002.
 * Mars Hill has never started 3-0 in a season.
 * Paul Bryant has never started 4-0 in a season.
 * Pike Road has never started 4-0 in a season.
 * Pisgah last started a season 3-0 in 2003.
 * St. John Paul II has never started 4-0 in a season.
 * Westminster Christian has never started 4-0 in a season.



Teams off to good starts in 2018
 * Carbon Hill last started a season 3-1 in 2002.
 * Chickasaw has never started 3-1 in a season.
 * Elberta has never started 2-1 in a season.
 * Sipsey Valley has never started 3-1 in a season.
 * Southeastern has never started 2-1 in a season.


Teams off to slow starts in 2018
 * Berry Fayette last started a season 0-4 in 2001.
 * Calera last started a season 0-4 in 1998.
 * Glencoe last started a season 0-3 in 1998.
 * Jemison last started a season 0-4 in 1975.
 * Loachapoka last started a season 0-3 in 2002.
 * Oak Grove last started a season 0-4 in 1995.
 * Plainview last started a season 0-4 in 1965.
 * Ragland last started a season 0-4 in 1994.
 * Tanner last started a season 0-4 in 1999.
 * Washington County last started a season 0-4 in 1999.







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