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Benjamin Russell Football Team History

Benjamin Russell Wildcats
Benjamin Russell High School

225 Heard Blvd. Alexander City, AL 35010
Stadium: Martin-Savarese Stadium
Colors: Maroon & White
Coach: Phil Lazenby
Region: 6A-R10
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1922  <-- 1997 <- 1998 -> 1999 --> 2021

1998 Season Highlights
 Phil Lazenby enters his 2nd season as Head Coach at Benjamin Russell.
 The Wildcats move from Region 7 to Region 10.
 The Wildcats won the Class 6A Region 10 Championship.
1998 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 28  vs. Parker    14   0   W       
 Fri., Sep. 4  vs. Central Phenix City    0   17   L       
 Fri., Sep. 11  vs. Lee Montgomery    7   10   L       
 Fri., Sep. 18  @ Enterprise    19   17   W       
 Fri., Sep. 25  @ Smiths Station    26   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 2  @ Opelika    8   23   L       
 Fri., Oct. 9  vs. Auburn    17   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 16  OPEN 
 Fri., Oct. 23  vs. Pell City   *  35   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 30  @ Oxford   *  27   21   W (OT)      
 Fri., Nov. 6  vs. Minor    10   0   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 13  @ Mountain Brook    7   14   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
1998 Season Totals
  Points Scored170
  Scoring Average15.5
  Points Allowed116
  Defense Average10.5
  Opponents Record68-53
  Region Record2-0
  Home Record4-2
  Away Record3-2
1998 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
7/22/1998PS 368 ASWA
9/3/19981 3(1-0) ASWA
1998 Class 6A Region 10 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Benjamin Russell 7-41701161-117142-06228  Phil Lazenby
Oxford 7-42511861-138551-13534  Robert Herring
Pell City 2-81042370-21449  Matt Griffith

1998 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 No Benjamin Russell Players on File.

1998 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 No Benjamin Russell Players on File.

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