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2022 ASWA Poll 




The Alabama Sports Writers Association rankings for this week.

ASWA High School Football Poll
Week 1 -- Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Central Phenix City takes over the top spot in the most recent ASWA poll in Class 7A. Clay-Chalkville was also the only unanimous No. 1 choice in any poll as the Cougars topped 6A.

Gulf Shores is the No. 7 team in 5A and that is the highest the school has ever been ranked. Moody enters the 5A polls and this is their first time to appear in a poll since the 2005 football season.

St. James moves up to the No. 3 spot in 3A and that is the highest they have been ranked since 1984.
 
(First place votes in parentheses).
    
Class 7A
  1.    Central Phenix City (15)(1-0)  234                                   
  2.    Auburn (1)(1-0)  183                                   
  3.    Thompson (4)(0-1)  179                                   
  4.    Fairhope (1)(1-0)  136                                   
  5.    Hoover (0-1)  109                                   
  6.    Hewitt-Trussville (0-1)  104                                   
  7.    Enterprise (1-0)  101                                   
  8.    Opelika (1-0)  62                                   
  9.    James Clemens (0-1)  35                                   
  10.    Prattville (1-0)  33                                   
Oak Mountain (1-0) 7, Dothan (1-0) 5, Baker (0-1) 3, Grissom (1-0) 3, Sparkman (1-0) 3.
    
Class 6A
  1.    Clay-Chalkville (21)(1-0)  252                                   
  2.    Mountain Brook (1-0)  181                                   
  3.    Saraland (1-0)  170                                   
  4.    Hillcrest Tuscaloosa (1-0)  137                                   
  5.    Gardendale (1-0)  115                                   
  6.    Pinson Valley (1-0)  74                                   
  7.    Briarwood (0-1)  53                                   
  8.    Theodore (1-0)  50                                   
  9.    Pike Road (0-1)  48                                   
  10.    Hueytown (0-1)  45                                   
Hartselle (1-0) 25, Spanish Fort (0-1) 23, Helena (1-0) 10, Muscle Shoals (1-0) 7, McAdory (1-0) 4, Homewood (1-0) 3.
    
Class 5A
  1.    UMS-Wright (17)(1-0)  240                                   
  2.    Vigor (2)(1-0)  185                                   
  3.    Ramsay (1)(1-0)  166                                   
  4.    Pleasant Grove (1-0)  143                                   
  5.    Alexandria (1)(0-0)  118                                   
  6.    Leeds (1-0)  91                                   
  7.    Gulf Shores (1-0)  78                                   
  8.    Guntersville (1-0)  75                                   
  9.    Central Clay County (0-0)  41                                   
  10.    Moody (1-0)  15                                   
Fairview (1-0) 13, Eufaula (0-0) 12, Arab (1-0) 6, Greenville (0-0) 6, Demopolis (1-0) 5, Faith Academy (0-0) 1, Headland (1-0) 1, Russellville (0-1) 1.
    
Class 4A
  1.    Catholic Montgomery (16)(1-0)  230                                   
  2.    Handley (3)(1-0)  181                                   
  3.    Andalusia (1-0)  165                                   
  4.    Jacksonville (1)(1-0)  138                                   
  5.    Northside (1)(1-0)  128                                   
  6.    Oneonta (1-0)  92                                   
  7.    Jackson (0-0)  85                                   
  8.    Etowah (1-0)  62                                   
  9.    Anniston (1-0)  51                                   
  10.    Montgomery Academy (0-1)  24                                   
T.R. Miller (1-0) 22, Orange Beach (0-0) 6, Priceville (1-0) 5, Brooks (1-0) 4, Cherokee County (1-0) 2, Deshler (1-0) 2.
    
Class 3A
  1.    Piedmont (20)(0-0)  249                                   
  2.    Gordo (1)(1-0)  181                                   
  3.    St. James (1-0)  157                                   
  4.    Mobile Christian (1-0)  121                                   
  5.    Alabama Christian (0-0)  118                                   
  6.    Mars Hill (0-1)  91                                   
  7.    Winfield (1-0)  77                                   
  8.    Opp (0-1)  60                                   
  9.    Saks (1-0)  51                                   
  10.    Flomaton (1-0)  25                                   
Hillcrest-Evergreen (0-1) 14, Straughn (0-0) 14, Excel (1-0) 9, Houston Academy (1-0) 9, Lauderdale County (1-0) 8, Sylvania (0-0) 5, Madison Academy (0-1) 3, Phil Campbell (1-0) 1, Thomasville (0-0) 1, Trinity (1-0) 1, Walter Wellborn (0-1) 1, Westbrook Christian (1-0) 1.
    
Class 2A
  1.    Fyffe (18)(0-0)  243                                   
  2.    Clarke County (3)(0-0)  182                                   
  3.    Lanett (1-0)  163                                   
  4.    Ariton (1-0)  147                                   
  5.    Highland Home (1-0)  122                                   
  6.    Aliceville (1-0)  114                                   
  7.    G.W. Long (0-0)  78                                   
  8.    Pisgah (0-0)  63                                   
  9.    J.U. Blacksher (1-0)  31                                   
  10.    B.B. Comer (0-1)  30                                   
Cleveland (0-1) 6, Horseshoe Bend (1-0) 3, Lexington (1-0) 2, Chickasaw (1-0) 1, Locust Fork (1-0) 1, Tanner (0-1) 1.
    
Class 1A
  1.    Brantley (15)(1-0)  230                                   
  2.    Spring Garden (3)(1-0)  185                                   
  3.    Sweet Water (3)(0-0)  171                                   
  4.    Leroy (0-0)  152                                   
  5.    Elba (1-0)  126                                   
  6.    Decatur Heritage Christian (1-0)  86                                   
  7.    Linden (1-0)  80                                   
  8.    Cedar Bluff (1-0)  43                                   
  9.    Wadley (0-1)  36                                   
  10.    Pickens County (0-1)  23                                   
Kinston (1-0) 19, Valley Head (1-0) 19, Millry (1-0) 17, Meek (1-0) 5, Loachapoka (1-0) 2, Maplesville (0-1) 1, Marengo (1-0) 1, Verbena (1-0) 1.
    
Class AISA
  1.    Autauga Academy (11)(0-0)  218                                   
  2.    Glenwood School (7)(0-1)  187                                   
  3.    Patrician Academy (0-0)  163                                   
  4.    Macon-East Academy (1)(1-0)  154                                   
  5.    Jackson Academy (1)(1-0)  103                                   
  6.    Edgewood Academy (0-0)  99                                   
  7.    Lee-Scott Academy (1)(1-0)  81                                   
  8.    Escambia Academy (0-0)  67                                   
  9.    Lowndes Academy (0-1)  40                                   
  10.    Bessemer Academy (0-0)  37                                   
Chambers Academy (0-1) 29, Abbeville Christian (1-0) 6, Crenshaw Christian (0-0) 6, Clarke Prep (0-0) 5, Sparta (0-0) 2.

    
    
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