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2022 Season Tidbits & Records


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   THIS WEEK IN ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

AHSFHS.org Report
(Oct 1, 2022)

Week SevenTidbits & Records


The region races are in full swing and coming down to the wire. 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.

   *  The biggest upset this week was James Clemens coming to life and defeating Sparkman 41-17. The Senators were 24 point favorites over the Jets.

   *  The biggest games of the week were also huge region games. Thompson held on the defeat Hewitt-Trussville 14-12 and Auburn defeated Opelika 51-29. Anniston surprised Handley 32-7 and Hartselle knocked off Muscle Shoals 29-26.

   *  Eighteen ranked teams lost this week but nine of those losses were to other ranked schools. The biggest upset had to be Foley's come from behind 39-38 win over #2 Fairhope. Go Lions! Another surprise was Scottsboro beating Guntersville 17-14.

   *  Ohatchee was shutout by Geraldine 28-0. It was the first time in 108 games the Indians did not score a point in a game.

   *  As mentioned, Foley defeated Fairhope. It is their first victory over a ranked team since the 2015 football season. Scottsboro's win was also their first victory over a ranked opponent since 2016.

   *  Want some close games? Spanish Fort held on the defeat St. Paul's 41-38 in three overtimes. Florence jumped out to a 28-0 first quarter lead before having to hang on to defeat Bob Jones 38-35.

   *  Southeastern is 6-0 on the season. It is their best start ever. Meek is 6-0 for the first time since 1986. Moody is 7-0 for the first time in school history. Highland Home is 7-0 for the first time since 1983.

   *  Gulf Shores (6-1) and Randolph (5-1) are both off to the best starts in any season ever.

   *  On the flip side of winning, Springville has started the 2022 season 0-65 and that is their worst start since 1961. Huffman is 0-7 for their worst start to a season since 1968

   *  Did you notice? Catholic Montgomery took out some major revenge on Montgomery Academy by thumping them 72-15. It is the largest margin to win a game ever.

   *  Alabama teams are a combined 27-35 vs. out-of-state competition. They were 8-15 against Georgia, 9-8 vs. Florida, 5-4 vs. Tennessee and 4-7 against Mississippi.

   *  Hoover has been ranked by the ASWA for an amazing 255 consecutive polls dating back to the 2000 season. Here are the other teams who have been ranked the most consecutive weeks in the polls.
           Piedmont - 158 weeks since 2009
           Fyffe - 148 weeks since 2009
           Central Phenix City - 103 week since 2014
           Gordo - 102 since 2014
           Thompson - 67 weeks since 2017
           Pinson Valley - 67 weeks since 2017
           Mountain Brook - 53 weeks since 2018 
          
   *  Three teams are tied for the lead with eight consecutive wins. Deshler, Beauregard and Moody have the longest winning streaks.

   *   Columbia holds onto the longest losing streak at 68 straight contests. The Eagles lost to Decatur 65-0. Columbia could surpass the state's longest losing streak in history held by R.C. Hatch at 68 losses in a row next week when the travel to Cullman. The Eagles have allowed at least 38 points in 41 consecutive games dating back to the 2018 football season.

   *   American Christian leads for most consecutive region victories with 32 straight wins. The Patriots defeated Dallas County 35-10 in a region game Friday night. Mars Hill (30) is next up.

   *   Barbour County has lost 55 straight region contests after losing to Daleville 64-19 in a region contest.

   *   Catholic Montgomery now leads the state with a streak of 21 consecutive regular season victories. Hartselle has won 20 straight regular season games.

   *   Clay-Chalkville saw their 17 straight home game winning streak remain intact. The Cougars had an open date this week.

   *   Guntersville saw their state leading road winning streak stopped at 15 games as they fell to Scottsboro. Catholic Montgomery now has the longest road winning streak at 13 games. Oneonta has won 12 straight on the road.

   *   Fyffe extended their streak of consecutive games scoring to 297 games after beating Plainview 56-13. T.R. Miller sits atop this list with a string of 354 games.

   *   Oxford can become the 33rd school to record their 600th win in two weeks when they take on Clay-Chalkville. They are off this week. The Yellow Jackets are 599-381-44 since starting their football program back in 1920.


Team approaching the 600 win club
  599  -  Oxford (599-381-44)
  598  -  Lanett  (598-371-25)
  598  -  Andalusia (598-403-39)
  598  -  Winfield (598-368-48)
  596  -  Brantley (596-335-15)
  593  -  Central Phenix City (593-368-33)

Team approaching the 500 win club
  499  -  Clarke County  (499-469-55)
  495  -  Dora  (495-446-29)
  495  -  Greensboro  (495-428-37)
  494  -  Southern Choctaw  (494-368-24)
  493  -  Randolph County (493-405-25)
  493  -  Minor (493-475-22)

Coaches approaching the 100 win club
  98  -  Steven Kilcrease (Ariton)  (98-39)
  97  -  Jonathan Miller (Saks)  (97-31)
  96  -  Patrick Plott (Carroll)  (96-44)


Points scored in a game

 * Catholic Montgomery set a team record in a win 72-15 over Montgomery Academy tying the previous record set when they defeated Birmingham University 72-0 on 11/2/1957.

 * Hillcrest Tuscaloosa set a team record in a win 63-19 over Central Tuscaloosa breaking the previous record set in a victory over Brookwood 62-0 on 9/14/2018.

 * Susan Moore set a team record in a win 71-0 over Brindlee Mountain breaking the previous record set in a victory over Asbury 66-0 on 9/9/2022.

 * St. Michael set a team record in a win 49-41 over Orange Beach tying the previous record set when they defeated McIntosh 49-0 on 8/26/2021.



Points allowed in a game

 * Brindlee Mountain set a team record in a 71-0 loss to Susan Moore breaking the previous record set in a loss to Fyffe 70-25 on 10/19/2007.

 * Montgomery Academy set a team record in a 72-15 loss to Catholic Montgomery breaking the previous record set in a loss to T.R. Miller 62-14 on 9/16/2011.

 * Park Crossing set a team record in a 52-8 loss to Pike Road breaking the previous record set in a victory over Blount 54-51 on 11/18/2016.

 * Orange Beach set a team record in a 49-41 loss to St. Michael tying the previous record set in a loss to St. Lukes 49-40 on 10/23/2020.



Margin of Victory in a game

 * Susan Moore set a team record by defeating Brindlee Mountain 71-0 breaking the previous record set when they defeated Asbury 66-0 on 9/9/2022.



Margin of Defeat in a game

 * Brindlee Mountain set a team record in a loss 71-0 to Susan Moore breaking the previous record set when they lost to New Hope 64-0 on 10/25/2018.

 * Montgomery Academy set a team record in a loss 72-15 to Catholic Montgomery breaking the previous record set when they lost to Bayside Academy 50-0 on 9/10/2010.

 * Paul Bryant set a team record in a loss 75-7 to Hueytown breaking the previous record set when they lost to Northridge 84-19 on 9/21/2007.



Points Scored by Both Teams in a Game

 * Southern Academy set a team record in a loss 63-43 to Wilcox Academy breaking the previous record set when they defeated Marion Military Institute 75-22 on 10/31/2003.

 * Wilcox Academy set a team record in a 63-43 victory over Southern Academy breaking the previous record set when they defeated Faith Academy 63-41 on 10/23/1998.

 * Orange Beach set a team record in a loss 49-41 to St. Michael breaking the previous record set in a loss to St. Lukes 49-40 on 10/23/2020.



Teams with current school record losing streaks

 * Columbia has lost a team record 68 consecutive games since 10/23/2015.
 * Meadowview Christian has lost a team record 46 consecutive games since 10/6/2017.
 * A.L. Johnson has lost a team record 34 consecutive games since 10/19/2018.
 * Sumter Central has lost a team record 28 consecutive games since 10/18/2019.
 * Talladega County Central has lost a team record 20 consecutive games since 9/25/2020.
 * St. Clair County has lost a team record 20 consecutive games since 10/8/2020.
 * LeFlore has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 10/15/2020.
 * Bessemer City has lost a team record 19 consecutive games since 10/23/2020.
 * Wilson has lost a team record 15 consecutive games since 8/27/2021.
 * Park Crossing has lost a team record 10 consecutive games since 10/8/2021.
 * Mae Jemison has lost a team record 9 consecutive games since 10/22/2021.
 * University Charter School has lost a team record 4 consecutive games since 9/2/2022.


Teams that set a record for most wins in a season

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



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

 * Mae Jemison set a team record by allowing 376 points. That tops the previous mark of 347 points set in 2021.



Teams off to great starts in 2022
 * Anniston last started a season 7-0 in 2001.
 * Excel last started a season 6-0 in 1997.
 * Highland Home last started a season 7-0 in 1983.
 * Lee-Scott Academy last started a season 6-0 in 2002.
 * Meek last started a season 6-0 in 1986.
 * Moody has never started 7-0 in a season.
 * Southeastern has never started 6-0 in a season.



Teams off to slow starts in 2022
 * Citronelle last started a season 0-6 in 1975.
 * Huffman last started a season 0-7 in 1968.
 * Pell City last started a season 0-6 in 2000.
 * Springville last started a season 0-7 in 1961.
 * Wilson last started a season 0-6 in 2001.



Teams off to good starts in 2022
 * Corner last started a season 5-1 in 2000.
 * Gulf Shores has never started 6-1 in a season.
 * Hatton last started a season 5-1 in 2002.
 * J.B. Pennington last started a season 6-1 in 1995.
 * Randolph has never started 5-1 in a season.
 * Verbena last started a season 5-1 in 2000.





Great Moments in Alabama High School Football History

In 1925 Langdale tied a record by defeating Milltown 125-0. Hamilton had set the record by thrashing Fayette 125-0 in 1915.