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2021 Season


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
AHSFHS.org Report
(Nov. 27, 2021)

Semifinals of the 2021 Playoffs


The teams are set for the 2021 Super Seven State Championship games beginning December 1st in Birmingham.

   *   Here is a list of the Super Seven participants and the last time they played in a state championship game.
         7A Wednesday 7pm - Central Phenix City (2019) - Thompson (2020)
         6A Friday 7pm - Hueytown (Never) - Clay-Chalkville (2015)
         5A Thursday 7pm - Pike Road (Never) - Pleasant Grove (2020)
         4A Friday 11am - Vigor (2018) - Oneonta (2013)
         3A Thursday 11am - Montgomery Academy (1987) - Piedmont (2019)
         2A Friday 3pm - Clarke County (Never) - Cleveland (Never)
         1A Thursday 3pm - Sweet Water (2017) - Wadley (Never)

   *   Previews of every game for the AHSAA Super Seven will be available Sunday.

   *   The number of undefeated teams dropped this week as Brantley lost to Sweet Water in a matchup of undefeated teams. The remaining undefeated teams:
           7A - Central Phenix City 13-0
           6A - Clay-Chalkville 14-0
           5A - Pike Road 13-0
           1A - Sweet Water 13-0
           AISA - Autauga Academy 12-0

   *   Upsets ruled the Friday night action in the semifinals. Well I guess it is all in who you thought were the favorites. By the time the semifinals roll around every team is deserving of a win having surviving the first three rounds of the playoffs.

   *   Thompson will be the only team defending their title from last season. The Warriors will be going for the coveted three peat against Central Phenix City on Wednesday night.

   *   Five teams will have a shot at their first ever championship. In Class 2A and 5A we are assured of first time champions.

   *   The biggest surprise had to be Montgomery Academy holding off Catholic Montgomery 10-7. I doubt many fans saw that one coming after Catholic had beat M.A. 42-0 earlier this season. The Eagles won their only other title game appearance in 1987 against Billingsley.

   *   Wadley knocking off Pickens County 41-36 was another surprise. It will be Wadley's first trip to the finals.

   *   Clarke County held off Highland Home 42-21 to reach the championship game for the first time in school history.

   *   Hueytown has been on a tear since an early season loss to Clay-Chalkville. I think I have written that same line many weeks in a row now. The Golden Gophers (13-1) beat Hillcrest Tuscaloosa 44-16 and have scored a total of 742 points in fourteen games. They scored 40 or more points in all but one of those games. The state record for points scored in a season belongs to Linden (2016) with 764.

   *   Hueytown takes on Clay-Chalkville in the 6A title game, a team they lost to 57-40 in week two. This will also be Hueytown's first trip to a championship game. I just hope the scoreboard at Protective Stadium holds up for this game.

   *   Cleveland surprised Mars Hill 21-14 for their first ever semifinal victory and a chance to advance to the Super Seven for the first time.

   *   The Pike Road Patriots shutout Andalusia 33-0 and will play Pleasant Grove on Thursday. This will be the Patriot's first trip but the third in a row for Pleasant Grove.

   *   Piedmont and Saks played one for the ages. Piedmont prevailed 52-44 in overtime to advance to the Super Seven for the sixth time. The Bulldogs won titles in 2009, 2016, 2016 and 2019.

   *   The Vigor Wolves defeated Jackson 42-21 to become the first team to play in a championship game in five consecutive decades. The Wolves won titles in 1987, 1988 and 2008. They lost in title games in 1998, 2011 and 2018.

   *   Oneonta beat Madison Academy 28-24 to advance to the Super Seven for the first time since 2013 when they claimed their last of three titles. The Redskins are 3-5 in championship games.

   *   Sweet Water held off a very good Brantley team 21-18. The Bulldogs have won ten state championships the most recent in 2017.

   *   Six teams participating in the Super Seven have never won a playoff title.

   *   Clarke County (12-2), Cleveland (12-2), Hueytown (13-1) and Wadley (13-1) have all tied school records for the most victories in a season. Pike Road (13-0) has already surpassed the record.

   *   The other teams who have won a playoff state championship along with their last title; Montgomery Academy (1987), Vigor (2008), Oneonta (2013), Sweet Water (2017), Clay-Chalkville (2015), Central Phenix City (2018), Piedmont (2019), Thompson (2020).

   *   Clay-Chalkville has the state's longest winning streak at fourteen games this week.

   *   Safe travels to all the fans heading to Birmingham this week. I hope the weather holds out and the games are great. Good luck to all the teams as they try to win a state championship for their hometowns.


Team approaching the 500 win club
  498  -  Marion County  (498-456-45)
  496  -  Clarke County  (496-465-55)
  493  -  Southern Choctaw  (493-363-24)
  492  -  Dora  (492-443-29)
  492  -  Greensboro  (492-424-37)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Jack French (Faith Academy)  (99-48) - Also won 195 games in Mississippi
  99  -  Ryan Lolley (Gordo)  (99-18)
  99  -  Bobby Parrish (Cottage Hill Christian)  (99-63)
  98  -  Lance Reese (Guntersville)  (98-36)
  96  -  Lee Ozmint (Arab)  (96-50)
  96  -  Gene Hill (Sardis)  (96-93)



Team Records



Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Autauga Academy set a team record with a 13-0 record. That ties the previous mark of 13-0-0 in 2016.

 * Catholic Montgomery set a team record with a 13-1 record. That tops the previous mark of 12-3-0 in 2020.

 * Clarke County set a team record with a 12-2 record. That ties the previous mark of 12-1-0 in 2007.

 * Cleveland set a team record with a 12-2 record. That ties the previous mark of 12-1-0 in 2015.

 * Fairview set a team record with a 12-2 record. That tops the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2020.

 * Hueytown set a team record with a 13-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 13-1-0 in 2011.

 * James Clemens set a team record with a 10-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2015.

 * Keith set a team record with a 10-2 record. That ties the previous mark of 10-0-0 in 1970.

 * Pike Road set a team record with a 13-0 record. That tops the previous mark of 11-1-0 in 2020.

 * Wadley set a team record with a 13-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 13-1-0 in 2005.



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

 * Catholic Montgomery set a team record by scoring 636 points. That tops the previous mark of 474 points set in 2020.

 * Cleveland set a team record by scoring 619 points. That tops the previous mark of 562 points set in 2015.

 * Decatur Heritage Christian set a team record by scoring 559 points. That tops the previous mark of 535 points set in 2015..

 * Fairview set a team record by scoring 584 points. That tops the previous mark of 432 points set in 2008.

 * Hillcrest Tuscaloosa set a team record by scoring 506 points. That tops the previous mark of 506 points set in 2016.

 * Hueytown set a team record by scoring 742 points. That tops the previous mark of 582 points set in 2011.

 * Parker set a team record by scoring 514 points. That tops the previous mark of 447 points set in 1941.

 * Pike Road set a team record by scoring 599 points. That tops the previous mark of 515 points set in 2019.

 * Pleasant Grove set a team record by scoring 583 points. That tops the previous mark of 523 points set in 2019.

 * Randolph set a team record by scoring 428 points. That tops the previous mark of 346 points set in 2005.

 * Southeastern set a team record by scoring 423 points. That tops the previous mark of 319 points set in 2019.









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