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2022 Season Tidbits & Records


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

AHSFHS.org Report
(Oct 22, 2022)

Week Ten Tidbits & Records


Most playoff spots and region championships have been determined. Here are a few tidbits from this week's action.

   *  The AFHSHS.org Power Ratings Top Ten and the scoring averages for every team will be available by Sunday. If you missed any of the football action we will give you a weekly rundown of everything.

   *  You may notice we are tracking the teams who have clinched region titles and playoff spots now. Look for them in the Region Standings. Playoff brackets are also updated.

   *  The biggest games of the week were also some of the biggest games of the year. Hoover held off Thompson 9-0. Theodore scored late to defeat Saraland 27-26. Faith Academy fell to UMS-Wright 21-20. Catholic Montgomery proved why they are #1 by beating Andalusia 45-23. Priceville beat Randolph 35-21. Millry beat Leroy 36-14 and Reeltown used a two-point conversion to defeat Highland Home 8-7.

   *  Fifteen ranked teams lost this week but twelve of those losses were to other ranked schools. The biggest surprise was Huntsville shocking Austin 38-24. Another surprise was Baker knocking off Fairhope 42-10.

   *  Oakman was shutout by Winfield 43-0. It was the first time since 2009 and 156 games the Wildcats had failed to score in a game. Thompson was shutout for the first time since losing to Hoover 20-0 in 2016.

   *  Priceville knocked off #10 Randolph 35-21. It is their first victory over a ranked opponent since the 2015 season and only their second ever. J.B. Pennington defeated #10 Southeastern for their first victory over a ranked opponent since they beat Addison 28-11 in the 2007 playoffs.

   *  Thirteen teams scored over 60 points in their wins. In a wild one, Lexington set a couple of team records by overwhelming Sheffield 75-27. Also Elmore County outscored Holtville 63-48.

   *  Meek is 9-0 for the first time since 1986. Excel is 9-0 for the first time since 1987. Priceville is 9-0 for the first time ever. Anniston is 9-0 for the first time since 2001 and Theodore is 9-0 for the first time since the 2000 football season.

   *  Gulf Shores (8-1) is off to the best start in any season ever. Arab is 9-1 for the first time since 1993. J.B. Pennington is 9-1 for the first time since 1995. Vincent is 9-1 for the first time since 1980. Moody is 9-1 for the first time ever.

   *  On the flip side of winning, Pell City is off the their worst start since 1995 at 0-9. Sylacauga is 0-9 for the first time since 1994

   *  Alabama teams are a combined 39-40 vs. out-of-state competition. They were 10-17 against Georgia, 10-9 vs. Florida, 9-4 vs. Tennessee and 8-9 against Mississippi.

   *  Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 258 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season.
          
   *  Deshler beat Brooks 48-32 to lead the state with eleven consecutive wins.

   *   Columbia holds onto the longest losing streak at 71 straight contests. The Eagles lost to Lee Huntsville 49-8. Columbia has surpassed the state's longest losing streak in history held by R.C. Hatch at 68 losses in a row. The Eagles have allowed at least 35 points in 44 consecutive games dating back to the 2018 football season.

   *   American Christian leads for most consecutive region victories with 35 straight wins. The Patriots defeated Montevallo 24-7 in a region game Friday night. That wraps up their region play so they will carry this streak into the 2023 football season. Mars Hill (33) is next up.

   *   Barbour County has lost 58 straight region contests after losing to Lanett 52-0 in a region game. They too have wrapped up region play and this streak will carry over to next season.

   *   Catholic Montgomery now leads the state with a streak of 24 consecutive regular season victories. The Knights have scored 40 or more points in ten straight games and 21 of the last 23 games. Hartselle has won 22 straight regular season games.

   *   Clay-Chalkville has won 19 straight home game games to lead all teams. The Cougars defeated Shades Valley 52-0 on the road.

   *   Catholic Montgomery also has the longest road winning streak at 15 games following their big win on the road. Oneonta has won 14 straight on the road.

   *   Fyffe extended their streak of consecutive games scoring to 300 games after beating Ider 41-0. T.R. Miller sits atop this list with a string of 354 games.

   *   Coach Terry Curtis at UMS-Wright is one victory away from tying Buddy Anderson for the most wins by a coach in state history. The Bulldogs defeated Faith Academy 21-20 this week. His overall record stands at 345-92 in 34 seasons and Shaw, Murphy and UMS-Wright. Coach Anderson compiled a record of 346-160 in 43 years at the helm of the Rebels.

   *   Coach Phil Lazenby at Bayside Academy joined the 200 win club this week when his Admirals defeated Satsuma 41-7. He has an overall record of 200-106 with stops at Guntersville, Southside Gadsden, Benjamin Russell and Bayside Academy. Congratulations Coach.
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   *   Oxford can become the 36th school to record their 600th win in this week when they take on Jacksonville. The Yellow Jackets are 599-383-44 since starting their football program back in 1920.


Team approaching the 600 win club
  599  -  Oxford (599-383-44)
  598  -  Brantley (598-335-15)
  595  -  Central Phenix City (595-368-33)

Team approaching the 500 win club
  498  -  Dora  (498-446-29)
  496  -  Southern Choctaw  (496-369-24)
  495  -  Randolph County (495-406-25)
  495  -  Greensboro  (495-431-37)
  493  -  Minor (493-478-22)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  99  -  Jonathan Miller (Saks)  (99-31)
  98  -  Patrick Plott (Carroll)  (98-45)


Points scored in a game

 * Lexington set a team record in a win 75-27 over Sheffield breaking the previous record set in a victory over Phil Campbell 70-8 on 10/11/2013.

 * Orange Beach set a team record in a win 55-19 over Escambia County breaking the previous record set in a victory over J.F. Shields 50-0 on 8/20/2021.



Points allowed in a game

 * Central Tuscaloosa set a team record in a 68-0 loss to Hueytown breaking the previous record set in a loss to Jess Lanier 65-8 on 9/16/2005.

 * Sheffield set a team record in a 75-27 loss to Lexington breaking the previous record set in a loss to Mars Hill 71-38 on 9/4/2020.



Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Central Tuscaloosa set a team record in a loss 68-0 to Hueytown breaking the previous record set when they lost to Jess Lanier 65-8 on 9/16/2005.

 * Wilson set a team record in a loss 61-0 to West Morgan breaking the previous record set when they lost to Deshler 68-8 on 10/15/2004.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Elmore County set a team record in a 63-48 victory over Holtville breaking the previous record set when they defeated Central Coosa 62-42 on 10/31/2008.

 * Holtville set a team record in a loss 63-48 to Elmore County breaking the previous record set in a loss to Billingsley 56-50 on 11/3/2006.

 * Lexington set a team record in a 75-27 victory over Sheffield breaking the previous record set when they defeated Sheffield 55-40 on 10/17/2014.



Teams with current school record winning streaks

 * Meek has won a team record 9 consecutive games since 8/19/2022.


Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Columbia has lost a team record 71 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Meadowview Christian has lost a team record 49 consecutive games since 10/6/2017.
 * A.L. Johnson has lost a team record 37 consecutive games since 10/19/2018.
 * Sumter Central has lost a team record 31 consecutive games since 10/18/2019.
 * Talladega County Central has lost a team record 23 consecutive games since 9/25/2020.
 * St. Clair County has lost a team record 23 consecutive games since 10/8/2020.
 * LeFlore has lost a team record 22 consecutive games since 10/15/2020.
 * Park Crossing has lost a team record 13 consecutive games since 10/8/2021.
 * Mae Jemison has lost a team record 11 consecutive games since 10/22/2021.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

 * Arab set a team record with a 9-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 9-2-0 in 1993.

 * Chickasaw set a team record with a 6-3 record. That ties the previous mark of 6-4-0 in 2021.

 * Moody set a team record with a 9-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 9-4-0 in 2004.

 * Priceville set a team record with a 10-0 record. That ties the previous mark of 10-2-0 in 2021.

 * Southeastern set a team record with a 8-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 8-5-0 in 2021.

 * Valiant Cross Academy set a team record with a 3-5 record. That ties the previous mark of 3-5-0 in 2021.

 * Vincent set a team record with a 9-1 record. That ties the previous mark of 9-3-0 in 2011.

 * Whitesburg Christian set a team record with a 4-5 record. That tops the previous mark of 3-7-0 in 2021.



Teams that set a record for most losses in a season

 * Barbour County set a team record with a 0-10 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 0-10-0 in 2019.

 * D.A.R. set a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2011.

 * Elberta set a team record with a 1-8 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 2-8-0 in 2021.

 * Hamilton set a team record with a 1-8 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 3-8-0 in 1989.

 * Huffman set a team record with a 1-9 record. That ties the previous number of losses when they finished 1-9-0 in 2018.

 * Mae Jemison set a team record with a 0-9 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 2-8-0 in 2021.

 * Park Crossing set a team record with a 0-9 record. That tops the previous number of losses when they finished 2-8-0 in 2021.



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

 * Moody set a team record by scoring 440 points. That tops the previous mark of 378 points set in 2013.

 * Sparkman set a team record by scoring 362 points. That tops the previous mark of 336 points set in 2015.

 * Vincent set a team record by scoring 477 points. That tops the previous mark of 420 points set in 2011.



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

 * East Lawrence set a team record by allowing 460 points. That tops the previous mark of 459 points set in 2017.

 * Fultondale set a team record by allowing 434 points. That tops the previous mark of 421 points set in 1999.

 * Holly Pond set a team record by allowing 426 points. That tops the previous mark of 421 points set in 2010.

 * Mae Jemison set a team record by allowing 483 points. That tops the previous mark of 347 points set in 2021.

 * New Brockton set a team record by allowing 361 points. That tops the previous mark of 317 points set in 2013.

 * Pell City set a team record by allowing 407 points. That tops the previous mark of 332 points set in 2012.

 * Sand Rock set a team record by allowing 319 points. That tops the previous mark of 311 points set in 2018.

 * Sylacauga set a team record by allowing 415 points. That tops the previous mark of 358 points set in 2005.

 * Talladega set a team record by allowing 524 points. That tops the previous mark of 424 points set in 2021.



Teams off to great starts in 2022
 * Anniston last started a season 9-0 in 2001.
 * Excel last started a season 9-0 in 1987.
 * Lee-Scott Academy has never started 9-0 in a season.
 * Meek last started a season 9-0 in 1986.
 * Priceville has never started 10-0 in a season.
 * Theodore last started a season 9-0 in 2000.



Teams off to slow starts in 2022
 * New Brockton last started a season 0-9 in 2000.
 * Pell City last started a season 0-9 in 1995.
 * Sylacauga last started a season 0-9 in 1994.



Teams off to good starts in 2022
 * Arab last started a season 9-1 in 1993.
 * Charles Henderson last started a season 8-1 in 2003.
 * Gulf Shores has never started 8-1 in a season.
 * J.B. Pennington last started a season 9-1 in 1995.
 * Moody has never started 9-1 in a season.
 * Pineview Christian has never started 4-1 in a season.
 * Southeastern has never started 8-1 in a season.
 * Vincent last started a season 9-1 in 1980.





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