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2019 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Oct. 20, 2019)

Week Nine


Just two weeks remain in the 2019 regular season. Teams are punching their tickets for playoffs spots. Here are a few tidbits and notes from this week's action.

   *  UMS-Wright owns the state's longest winning streak at twenty-seven games. The Bulldogs defeated Escambia County by a score of 31-8.

   *   Barbour County extended their state leading fifty-eight game losing streak in a 76-6 loss to Abbeville.

   *   Brindlee Mountain has lost 43 consecutive region games and will try once again to end that streak next week after not playing this week.

   *  The Fyffe Red Devils have won 46 straight regular season games following a 62-14 victory over North Sand Mountain.

   *   The Red Devils also have the longest region winning streak having won 32 straight region contests.

   *   The Volunteers of Monroe Academy lead all schools with a string of 44 consecutive home wins after defeating Pike Liberal Arts 27-0 at home. Fyffe leads the AHSAA schools with a 35 game home winning streak after their latest victory which was also on their home turf.

   *   UMS-Wright holds onto the longest road winning streak having won 14 consecutive after defeating Escambia County at home. Chambers Academy leads the AISA schools with a streak of 25 straight road victories following their 42-0 win over Meadowview Christian at home.

   *   Fyffe also has the longest current streak for scoring 20 or more points in a game. The Red Devils have put up at least 20 points in 54 consecutive games dating back to 2015.

   *   Fyffe continues to extend their streak of consecutive games scoring. They are currently sitting on a string of 256 games without being shutout.

   *   Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 217 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season.

   *   Offenses are still on record pace as six teams set records for the most points scored in a game this week. Eleven teams set records for the most points scored in a game by both teams.

   *   This week fourteen teams scored more than 60 points in a game. This season, there have been 92 games among the AHSAA and AISA schools where at least one team scored 60 points.

   *   Barbour County has allowed 552 points through eight games. That is a record pace of 65.2 points a game. J.F. Shields holds the record for points allowed in a season with 630 in 2016. They have lost 58 consecutive games dating back to 2013.

   *   The Hoover Bucs became the 83rd team to reach the 500 win mark according to our records. While many other teams in Alabama have reached this milestone previously, none did it faster than the Bucs. The school, known as Berry, fielded it's first football team in 1963. So in just 57 seasons they were able to reach 500 victories against 173 losses and 7 ties.

   *   Tallassee was shutout by Charles Henderson 27-0. It is the first shutout the Tigers have suffered since losing 35-0 to Benjamin Russell in 2011 some 99 games ago.

   *   Alabama is 32-25 against out of state competition this season. They are 13-8 against Georgia, 7-7 against Florida, 7-5 versus Mississippi and 5-5 against Tennessee.


Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  McGill-Toolen  (499-422-29)
  498 -  Hueytown  (498-432-32)
  496  -  Haleyville  (496-401-23)
  494  -  McAdory  (494-394-25)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  98  -  Reuben Nelson (Ramsay)  (98-62)
  98  -  Chris Hilliker (Northside)  (98-61)
  98  -  Ronnie Cottrell (Mobile Christian)  (98-69)
  97  -  Roland Jones Jr. (Brantley)  (97-35)
  96  -  Brian Seymore (Demopolis)  (96-56)
  95  -  Gene Hill (Sardis)  (95-71)



Points scored in a game

 * Abbeville set a team record in a win 76-6 over Barbour County breaking the previous record set in a victory over Slocomb 72-0 on 8/28/1987.

 * Daleville set a team record in a win 70-51 over Geneva County tying the previous record set when they defeated Geneva 70-12 on 10/21/1994.

 * Northside Methodist Academy set a team record in a 59-58 loss to Fort Dale Academy breaking the previous record set in a victory over R.F. Munroe FL 52-8 on 10/26/2018.

 * Rogers set a team record in a win 83-29 over Elkmont breaking the previous record set in a victory over Elkmont 56-20 on 10/19/2018.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record in a win 63-35 over Danville breaking the previous record set in a victory over West Morgan 56-6 on 10/5/2018.

 * Woodville set a team record in a win 71-56 over Coosa Christian breaking the previous record set in a victory over Gaylesville 54-14 on 9/13/2019.



Points allowed in a game

 * Appalachian set a team record in a 69-34 loss to Spring Garden breaking the previous record set in a loss to Ragland 68-6 on 10/29/1999.

 * Elkmont set a team record in a 83-29 loss to Rogers breaking the previous record set in a loss to Huntsville 80-0 on 9/29/1922.

 * Geneva County set a team record in a 70-51 loss to Daleville breaking the previous record set in a loss to Sidney Lanier 66-0 on 11/24/1923.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Rogers set a team record by defeating Elkmont 83-29 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Loretto TN 53-0 on 10/28/1966.



Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Cornerstone Christian set a team record in a loss 59-0 to Southern Academy breaking the previous record set when they lost to Escambia Academy 55-0 on 11/3/2017.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Appalachian set a team record in a loss 69-34 to Spring Garden breaking the previous record set in a loss to Oakman 47-46 on 11/4/1988.

 * Coosa Christian set a team record in a loss 71-56 to Woodville breaking the previous record set in a loss to Spring Garden 72-42 on 10/24/2014.

 * Daleville set a team record in a 70-51 victory over Geneva County breaking the previous record set when they defeated G.W. Long 55-48 on 9/28/2012.

 * Elkmont set a team record in a loss 83-29 to Rogers breaking the previous record set when they defeated Clements 71-18 on 9/30/1994.

 * Fort Dale Academy set a team record in a 59-58 victory over Northside Methodist Academy breaking the previous record set when they defeated Autauga Academy 55-54 on 9/20/2013.

 * Geneva County set a team record in a loss 70-51 to Daleville breaking the previous record set in a loss to Highland Home 59-50 on 9/29/2017.

 * Madison County set a team record in a 56-42 victory over Arab breaking the previous record set in a loss to Albertville 98-0 on 10/2/1920.

 * Northside Methodist Academy set a team record in a loss 59-58 to Fort Dale Academy breaking the previous record set in a loss to Abbeville Christian 58-48 on 8/29/2019.

 * Rogers set a team record in a 83-29 victory over Elkmont breaking the previous record set when they defeated Priceville 55-28 on 10/7/2016.

 * St. John Paul II set a team record in a 63-35 victory over Danville breaking the previous record set when they defeated North Jackson 49-48 on 9/20/2019.

 * Woodville set a team record in a 71-56 victory over Coosa Christian breaking the previous record set when they defeated Jacksonville Christian 50-48 on 9/4/2015.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * UMS-Wright has won a team record 27 consecutive games since 11/10/2017.
 * Chambers Academy has won a team record 22 consecutive games since 8/17/2018.
 * Mars Hill has won a team record 18 consecutive games since 10/5/2018.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Barbour County has lost a team record 58 consecutive games since 10/25/2013.
 * Calhoun has lost a team record 49 consecutive games since 10/31/2014.
 * Columbia has lost a team record 40 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Central Coosa has lost a team record 29 consecutive games since 10/28/2016.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Asbury set a team record with a 1-7 record. That ties the previous mark of 1-9-0 in 2018.

 * Chickasaw set a team record with a 5-3 record. That ties the previous mark of 5-6-0 in 2018.

 * Elberta set a team record with a 3-3 record. That tops the previous mark of 2-5-0 in 2018.

 * Paul Bryant set a team record with a 7-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 6-5-0 in 2017.

 * Pike Road set a team record with a 9-0 record. That tops the previous mark of 6-5-0 in 2018.

 * St. Michael set a team record with a 1-7 record. That ties the previous mark of 1-9-0 in 2018.



Teams that set a record for most losses in a season

 * Gadsden City set a team record with a 0-8 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 3-7-0 in 2018.

 * Park Crossing set a team record with a 2-6 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 6-5-0 in 2018.



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

 * Elberta set a team record by scoring 160 points. That tops the previous mark of 115 points set in 2018.

 * Pike Road set a team record by scoring 405 points. That tops the previous mark of 313 points set in 2018.

 * St. Michael set a team record by scoring 202 points. That tops the previous mark of 111 points set in 2018.



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

 * Barbour County set a team record by allowing 522 points. That tops the previous mark of 475 points set in 2014.

 * Cherokee set a team record by allowing 400 points. That tops the previous mark of 396 points set in 2004.

 * Robertsdale set a team record by allowing 435 points. That tops the previous mark of 368 points set in 2017.

 * Spain Park set a team record by allowing 317 points. That tops the previous mark of 298 points set in 2002.

 * Washington County set a team record by allowing 356 points. That tops the previous mark of 335 points set in 2008.



Teams off to great starts in 2019
 * Catholic Montgomery last started a season 9-0 in 1979.
 * Decatur Heritage Christian has never started 9-0 in a season.
 * Isabella last started a season 8-0 in 2002.
 * Jasper last started a season 8-0 in 1999.
 * Mars Hill has never started 8-0 in a season.
 * Pike Road has never started 9-0 in a season.
 * Reeltown last started a season 9-0 in 1991.
 * Susan Moore last started a season 9-0 in 2000.



Teams off to good starts in 2019
 * Helena has never started 7-1 in a season.
 * Paul Bryant has never started 7-1 in a season.
 * Walter Wellborn last started a season 8-1 in 1995.



Teams off to slow starts in 2019
 * A.L. Johnson last started a season 0-7 in 2002.
 * Curry last started a season 0-8 in 2001.
 * Gadsden City has never started 0-8 in a season.
 * Meek last started a season 0-9 in 1998.
 * St. Clair County last started a season 0-8 in 1985.
 * Talladega County Central last started a season 0-8 in 1991.







Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

The first football game played by a high school team in Alabama was in 1892 when Central Birmingham (Phillips) lost to Alabama 56-0 on November 11.