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AHSAA football playoffs to start Friday

This Friday starts the 2010 AHSAA football playoffs.

All six defending state champions are returning to the Alabama High School Athletic Association state football playoffs opening Friday (Nov. 5) with all games scheduled for 7 p.m.

The teams back to defend their 2009 titles include Class 1A Brantley (8-2), Class 2A Reeltown (9-1), Class 3A Piedmont (9-1), Class 4A Cherokee County (5-5), Class 5A Demopolis (7-3) and Class 6A Hoover (10-0).

Hoover owns the state’s longest current winning streak of 17 victories in a row. The Bucs are also one of 13 teams advancing to the state playoffs after going undefeated in the 2010 regular season. Others include Class 1A: McKenzie (9-0) and Maplesville (10-0); Class 2A: Cottonwood (10-0), Westbrook Christian (9-0) and Tanner (9-0); Class 3A: Leeds (10-0) and Hamilton (10-0); Class 4A: Thomasville (10-0), Dadeville (10-0) and North Jackson (10-0); Class 5A: Fort Payne (10-0); and Class 6A: Daphne (10-0) and Hoover (10-0).

While there are undefeated teams, there are 30 teams with 5-5 records or worse in the playoffs. There are 24 teams with 5-5 records while six have losing records. The worst record belongs to two teams with Dora and Winston County with 3-7 records.

The second round of playoff games are scheduled Friday, Nov. 12, followed by the quarterfinals Nov. 19, the semifinals Nov. 26 and the Super 6 state finals Dec. 2-3 at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium.

FIRST ROUND PAIRINGS

(All first-round games are scheduled Friday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Pairings are listed in bracket order.

CLASS 1A

Marengo (4-6) at McKenzie (9-0)

Kinston (6-4) at Linden (9-1)

Notasulga (5-5) at Maplesville (10-0)

Pickens County (6-4) at Loachapoka (6-4)

Pleasant Home (5-5) at Sweet Water (7-3)

McIntosh (6-4) at Brantley (8-2)

Keith (6-4) at St. Jude (9-1), at Montgomery-Catholic HS Field

Wadley (5-5) at Autaugaville (7-3)

Hubbertville (7-3) at Ragland (8-2)

Donoho (8-2) at Lynn (9-1)

Gaston (5-5) at R.A. Hubbard (9-1), Courtland

Hackleburg (8-2) at Cedar Bluff (8-2)

Jacksonville Christian (7-3) at Marion County (7-3)

Parrish (7-3) at Appalachian (8-2)

Shoals Christian (5-5) at Collinsville (9-1)

Gaylesville (6-4) at Addison (8-2)

CLASS 2A

Millry (5-5) at Elba (9-1)

Red Level (5-5) at Southern Choctaw (8-2), Gilbertown

G.W. Long (5-5) at American Christian (9-1), Tuscaloosa

Vincent (5-5) at Houston Academy (7-2), Northcutt Field, Dothan

New Brockton (6-4) at Leroy (9-1)

Mobile Christian (7-3) at Goshen (9-1)

Isabella (6-4) at Cottonwood (10-0)

Providence Christian (7-3) at Thorsby (8-2)

Horseshoe Bend (5-5) at Westbrook Christian (9-0), Rainbow City

Ider (7-3) at Lineville (7-3)

West End (4-6) at Sulligent (8-2)

Lexington (5-5) at Westminster Christian (9-1), Huntsville

Pleasant Valley (5-5) at Reeltown (9-1)

Woodland (8-2) at Fyffe (9-1)

Red Bay (5-5) at Tanner (9-0)

Cleveland (8-2) at Colbert Heights (8-2)

CLASS 3A

T.R. Miller (7-3) at Daleville (8-2)

Luverne (7-3) at Trinity (9-1), Montgomery

Walter Wellborn (6-4) at Gordo (9-1)

Aliceville (6-3) at Handley (9-1), Roanoke

Pike County (5-4) at Washington County (8-2), Chatom

Bayside Academy (7-3) at Abbeville (8-2)

Greensboro (6-4) at Leeds (10-0)

Clay County (7-3) at Hale County (8-2), Moundville

Winston County (3-7) at Piedmont (9-1)

Susan Moore (6-4) at Cordova (9-1)

Pisgah (6-4) at Rogers (7-3)

Colbert County (5-5) at Plainview (6-3), Rainsville

Weaver (5-5) at Hamilton (10-0)

Winfield (8-2) at Glencoe (9-1)

Sheffield (4-6) at Madison Academy (8-2), Huntsville

Geraldine (5-5) at Lauderdale County (9-1), Rogersville

CLASS 4A

Escambia County (7-3) at Andalusia (9-1)

Ashford (8-2) at Jackson (9-1)

Calera (6-4) at Bibb County (9-1), Centreville

Greene County (6-4) at Beauregard (7-3)

Hillcrest-Evergreen (7-3) at Thomasville (10-0)

UMS-Wright (6-4) at Straughn (9-1)

West Blocton (5-5) at Dadeville (10-0)

Holtville (7-3) at Jemison (6-4)

Dora (3-7) at Anniston (8-2)

Oneonta (7-3) at Oak Grove (8-2)

Cherokee County (5-5) at Deshler (8-2), Tuscumbia

West Limestone (8-2) at Fairview (9-1)

Alexandria (6-4) at Fayette County (8-2), Fayette

Tarrant (6-3) at Cleburne County (8-2), Heflin

Brooks (6-4) at North Jackson (10-0), Stevenson

Guntersville (7-3) at Central-Florence (9-1)

CLASS 5A

LeFlore Magnet (6-4) at Eufaula (8-2)

Valley (6-4) at Vigor (6-4), Prichard Memorial Stadium

Selma (6-4) at Pleasant Grove (9-1)

McAdory (8-2) at Greenville (7-3)

Charles Henderson (6-4) at St. Paul’s (9-1), Mobile

Spanish Fort (8-2) at Tallassee (9-1)

Fairfield (7-3) at Demopolis (7-3)

Paul Bryant (6-4) at Hueytown (9-1)

Pinson Valley (5-5) at Hartselle (9-1)

Cullman (7-3) at Chelsea (8-2)

Etowah (6-4) at Russellville (9-1)

Athens (5-5) at Boaz (7-3)

Mortimer Jordan (5-5) at Briarwood Christian (9-1)

Sylacauga (8-2) at Walker (9-1)

J.O. Johnson (5-5) at Fort Payne (10-0)

Arab (7-3) at Muscle Shoals (8-2)

CLASS 6A

Blount (5-5) at Daphne (10-0)

Foley (7-3) at Murphy (7-3), Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile

Smiths Station (7-3) at Wetumpka (8-1)

Prattville (7-3) at Central-Phenix City (9-1)

McGill-Toolen (7-3) at Davidson (9-1), Baker HS Stadium, Mobile (Updated)

Theodore (6-3) at Fairhope (6-4)

Carver-Montgomery (7-3) at Auburn (9-1)

Opelika (5-4) at Stanhope Elmore (8-2)

Gardendale (7-3) at Hoover (10-0), Regions Park

Spain Park (5-5) at Tuscaloosa County (8-2), Northport

Clay-Chalkville (7-3) at Bob Jones (8-2), Madison City Schools Stadium

Buckhorn (6-4) at Hewitt-Trussville (8-2)

Vestavia Hills (8-2) at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa (9-1)

Northridge (7-3) at Mountain Brook (8-2)

Huntsville (4-6) at Gadsden City (7-3)

Oxford (6-4) at Decatur (9-1), Ogle Stadium

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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