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2018 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Oct. 20, 2018)

Week Nine


The race to the playoffs is underway with two weeks remaining in the regular season. Region Championships are on the line now. Here are a few tidbits from this week's football action around the state.

   *   Team that have clinched a coveted region championship include; 6A - Hueytown, Pinson Valley, Hartselle and Fort Payne. 5A - Vigor, Greenville, Ramsay, Mortimer Jordan, Jasper and Madison Academy. 4A - UMS-Wright, American Christian and Brooks. 3A - Mobile Christian, Pike County, St. James, Winfield, Fultondale, Geraldine and Westminster Christian, 2A - Abbeville, Highland Home, Reeltown, Aliceville, Ohatchee and Fyffe. 1A - St. Luke's, Georgiana, Linden, Spring Garden, South Lamar, Falkville and Mars Hill. Congratulations to these teams.

   *   UMS-Wright has the longest winning streak in the AHSAA having posted 13 consecutive victories following a 35-0 victory over Escambia County. Monroe Academy leads the AISA with a 23 game winning streak following a 34-14 win over Fort Dale Academy.

   *   Barbour County has a string of forty-eight consecutive losses over the past few years. They lost to Abbeville 40-0 Friday night.

   *   The longest region losing streak belongs to Brindlee Mountain with a streak of 37 straight region losses following an open date this week.

   *   The Fyffe Red Devils have won 36 straight regular season games after beating North Sand Mountain 42-26.

   *   Demopolis has the longest region winning streak at 31 games. The Tigers defeated Jemison 50-0 in a region game to extend the streak for at least one more week.

   *   The Volunteers of Monroe Academy have a string of 38 consecutive home wins following their road victory Friday. Fyffe leads the AHSAA schools with a 27 game home winning streak.

   *   Rogers now has the longest road winning streak among the AHSAA schools at 14 games. Chambers Academy leads the AISA schools with a 22 game road winning streak.

   *   Maplesville has scored twenty or more points in 58 consecutive games after putting up 56 on Holy Spirit Friday night.

   *   The Fyffe Blue Devils continue to score each and every game. They extend their streak of consecutive games scoring to 242 games.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 206 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. The Bucs defeated Vestavia Hills 31-14.

   *   Saraland, Cottage Hill Christian and Westminster Christian are 8-0 for the first time in their respective school's histories.

   *   Some of the best turnaround stories this season include Houston Academy who finished last year 0-10 and are off to a 6-2 start this year. Smiths Station also finished 0-10 last year and are off to a 5-3 start in 2018. Headland went 1-9 last year and are 7-0 this season. North Jackson finished 2-8 in 2017 but have turned that into a perfect 8-0 record this year.

   *   Josh Niblett, the head football coach at Hoover won his 200th win this week against rival Vestavia Hills. His overall coaching record is a magnificent 200-50 over a 19 year career at Oneonta, Oxford and Hoover.

   *   North Jackson defeated West Morgan 69-6 Friday. They have scored 521 points in seven games for an average of 65.1 points each week. The record for scoring in the regular season is over 90 years old set by the Tuscaloosa Black Bears in 1926 when they averaged 59.1 points over a nine game season. The most points scored in any regular season belongs to Demopolis in 2004 when they scored 577 in 10 games. Edgewood Academy scored 594 in 2014 in the AISA.


Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  Georgiana  (499-383-23)
  492  -  Haleyville  (492-395-23)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  98  -  Matt Griffith (Sylacauga)  (98-91)
  96  -  Don Jacobs (Scottsboro)  (96-47)
  95  -  Ben Blackmon (Spanish Fort)  (95-40)


Points scored in a game

 * Isabella set a team record in a win 81-0 over Ellwood Christian breaking the previous record set in a victory over R.C. Hatch 75-40 on 10/15/2010.

 * Rogers set a team record in a win 56-20 over Elkmont tying the previous record set when they defeated Loretto TN 56-14 on 8/25/2017.



Points allowed in a game

 * Ellwood Christian set a team record in a 81-0 loss to Isabella breaking the previous record set in a loss to Billingsley 72-12 on 11/14/2014.

 * West Morgan set a team record in a 69-6 loss to North Jackson breaking the previous record set in a loss to Lauderdale County 63-7 on 10/11/2013.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Bayside Academy set a team record by defeating St. Michael 55-3 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Montgomery Academy 50-0 on 9/10/2010.

 * Isabella set a team record by defeating Ellwood Christian 81-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Jefferson Christian 74-0 on 8/29/2008.



Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Columbia set a team record in a loss 63-0 to Huntsville tying the previous record set when they lost to Decatur 63-0 on 10/19/2018.

 * Ellwood Christian set a team record in a loss 81-0 to Isabella breaking the previous record set when they lost to Isabella 70-0 on 10/27/2017.

 * West Morgan set a team record in a loss 69-6 to North Jackson breaking the previous record set when they lost to Madison Academy 57-0 on 10/19/2012.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Bullock County set a team record in a 56-36 victory over Southside Selma breaking the previous record set when they defeated Central Hayneville 58-34 on 9/1/2017.

 * Geneva set a team record in a loss 63-56 to Slocomb breaking the previous record set in a loss to Opp 60-42 on 9/18/2015.

 * Selma set a team record in a loss 61-40 to Wetumpka breaking the previous record set when they defeated Brookwood 56-41 on 10/13/2017.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Monroe Academy has won a team record 23 consecutive games since 8/18/2017.
 * Headland has won a team record 8 consecutive games since 8/24/2018.
 * Falkville has won a team record 8 consecutive games since 8/24/2018.
 * Cottage Hill Christian has won a team record 8 consecutive games since 8/31/2018.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 48 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Calhoun has lost a team record 39 consecutive games since 10/31/2014.
 * Ellwood Christian has lost a team record 34 consecutive games since 9/17/2015.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 30 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Verbena has lost a team record 18 consecutive games since 11/4/2016.
 * New Hope has lost a team record 15 consecutive games since 9/15/2017.
 * Sparta Academy has lost a team record 13 consecutive games since 10/13/2017.
 * St. Michael has lost a team record 9 consecutive games since 9/29/2017.
 * Success Unlimited has lost a team record 5 consecutive games since 9/21/2018.
 * Elberta has lost a team record 4 consecutive games since 9/7/2018.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Asbury set a team record with a 1-7 record. That tops the previous mark of 0-10-0 in 2017.

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

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

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

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

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

 * Southeastern set a team record with a 3-5 record. That tops the previous mark of 2-8-0 in 2017.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record with a 6-2 record. That tops the previous mark of 3-6-0 in 2013.



Teams that set a record for most losses in a season

 * Lee-Scott Academy set a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 1985.

 * Mae Jemison set a team record with a 3-6 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 6-5-0 in 2016.

 * Oak Grove set a team record with a 0-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 1991.

 * Park Crossing set a team record with a 5-3 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 8-3-0 in 2015.

 * Snook Christian set a team record with a 2-8 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 5-5-0 in 2017.

 * Sparta Academy set a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-10-0 in 2017.

 * St. Michael set a team record with a 0-8 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 0-1-0 in 2017.



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

 * Asbury set a team record by scoring 86 points. That tops the previous mark of 66 points set in 2016.

 * D.A.R. set a team record by scoring 402 points. That tops the previous mark of 392 points set in 2015.

 * Headland set a team record by scoring 326 points. That tops the previous mark of 288 points set in 1988.

 * Mars Hill set a team record by scoring 422 points. That tops the previous mark of 343 points set in 2017.

 * Pike Road set a team record by scoring 275 points. That tops the previous mark of 172 points set in 1928.

 * Providence Christian set a team record by scoring 350 points. That tops the previous mark of 313 points set in 2007.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record by scoring 301 points. That tops the previous mark of 152 points set in 2013.

 * St. Michael set a team record by scoring 64 points. That tops the previous mark of 27 points set in 2017.

 * Waterloo set a team record by scoring 321 points. That tops the previous mark of 311 points set in 1976.



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

 * A.L. Johnson set a team record by allowing 413 points. That tops the previous mark of 407 points set in 2010.

 * Hackleburg set a team record by allowing 322 points. That tops the previous mark of 315 points set in 2000.

 * Lee-Scott Academy set a team record by allowing 369 points. That tops the previous mark of 332 points set in 2005.

 * Oak Grove set a team record by allowing 395 points. That tops the previous mark of 381 points set in 2016.

 * Opp set a team record by allowing 410 points. That tops the previous mark of 383 points set in 2014.

 * Pike Road set a team record by allowing 174 points. That tops the previous mark of 131 points set in 1923.

 * Snook Christian set a team record by allowing 472 points. That tops the previous mark of 368 points set in 2017.

 * St. Michael set a team record by allowing 329 points. That tops the previous mark of 41 points set in 2017.



Teams off to great starts in 2018
 * Cottage Hill Christian has never started 8-0 in a season.
 * Etowah last started a season 9-0 in 1999.
 * Hokes Bluff last started a season 8-0 in 1999.
 * Jackson-Olin last started a season 8-0 in 1990.
 * Jacksonville last started a season 9-0 in 1999.
 * Saraland has never started 8-0 in a season.
 * Westminster Christian has never started 8-0 in a season.



Teams off to good starts in 2018
 * Headland last started a season 7-1 in 1988.
 * Marengo last started a season 8-1 in 1994.
 * Mars Hill has never started 7-1 in a season.
 * Providence Christian has never started 8-1 in a season.


Teams off to slow starts in 2018
 * Glencoe last started a season 0-8 in 1988.
 * Lee-Scott Academy last started a season 0-10 in 1985.
 * Marbury has never started 0-8 in a season.
 * Oak Grove last started a season 0-9 in 1964.
 * Opp last started a season 0-8 in 2001.
 * Sparta Academy has never started 0-10 in a season.







Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

Homewood defeated Benjamin Russell in five overtimes during the Class 5A Super Six state championship game in 2000.