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  School Football over the past 100 seasons.

Alba Football Team History

Alba Sharks
Alba High School

288 Wintzell Road Bayou LaBatre, AL 36509
Colors: Red & Royal Blue
Coach: R.L. Watson
Region: 4A-R1
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1951  <-- 1986 <- 1987 -> 1988 --> 1997

1987 Season Highlights
 R.L. Watson enters his 9th season as Head Coach at Alba.
 The Sharks finished 2nd in Region 1.
1987 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Independent Methodist    27   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. UMS-Wright    6   13   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Robertsdale    7   27   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Citronelle    20   19   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  vs. Evergreen    21   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ McIntosh    7   3   W       
 Fri., Oct. 9  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 16  vs. Clarke County   *  27   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 23  @ T.R. Miller   *  14   21   L       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Grand Bay    31   7   W       
 Fri., Nov. 6  @ Thomasville    15   14   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Elmore County    7   14   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1987 Season Totals
  Points Scored182
  Scoring Average16.5
  Points Allowed135
  Defense Average12.3
  Opponents Record66-52
  Region Record1-1
  Home Record3-2
  Away Record4-2
1987 Class 4A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
 Alba was not ranked.
1987 Class 4A Region 1 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
T.R. Miller 8-3255971-127162-04814  Joel Williams
Alba 7-41821351-122281-14135  R.L. Watson
Clarke County 2-81062100-21454  Randy Boggs

1987 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Alba Players on File.

1987 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Bill MeredithOL Sr.6-2205 1st  BN
 Bill MeredithDL Sr.6-0205 1st  ASWA
 Darrell BrownLB Sr. HM  BN
 Michael PayneDB HM  ASWA

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