MONTGOMERY – Raycom Media has selected Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa at Wetumpka as the Raycom/AHSAA State Playoff Game of the Week tonight. The Class 6A semifinal game will be shown live over the television network’s stations in Alabama. To find local listings, go to: www.pathtotheplayoffs.com.
AHSAA Corporate Partner ALFA has also designated Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa at Wetumpka as its ALFA Game of the Week.
The NFHS Network Playoff Game of the Week will be the other Class 6A semifinal featuring Clay-Chalkville at Pinson Valley. The NFHS Network, through its AHSAA School Broadcast Program, will feature nine football playoff live video-streaming productions tonight as the AHSAA state football playoffs determine next week’s Super 7 participants. Raycom will broadcast all seven Super 7 State Football Championships Dec. 6-8 from Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa and the Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa NFHS Network School Broadcast Program will live-stream the Super 7 Unified Sports Game between Vestavia Hills and Baldwin County on Wednesday.
The NFHS Network will also live-stream the finals of the 58th annual AHSAA State Swimming & Diving Championships Saturday at Auburn University’s Martin Aquatics Center beginning at 2 p.m.
Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa (10-3) rolls into Wetumpka (12-1) following a 26-24 victory over Opelika in the Class 6A quarterfinals. Coach Sam Adams’ Patriots opened the season at 0-2 but have since won 10 of their last 11 games. The only loss was to Class 7A Thompson 33-27 in the last game of the regular season. Wetumpka (12-1), coached by Tim Perry, beat Spanish Fort 69-41 last week. The Indians scored 34 points in the third quarter to break open a game tied at 21 all. The defense intercepted five passes with Malik Davis returning on 68 yards for a TD to jump-start the third-quarter rally. Teammate Rico Bozeman also returned a fumble 17 yards for another score in the same quarter.
The NFHS Network AHSAA Game of the Week will feature two Jefferson County rivals. Clay-Chalkville (10-3) beat previously undefeated Oxford 31-15 and Pinson Valley (13-0), led by Bo Nix’s 400 yards passing, beat another undefeated team Austin 51-50 in overtime.
The NFHS Network is producing this game with veteran announcer Jerry Young handling play-by-play. Producer is Stacy Mills. The game will be live-streamed over the NFHS Network’s subscriber-based network. The Cullman High School NFHS School Broadcast program is also live-streaming the St. Clair County vs. Briarwood Christian Class 5A semifinals tonight at Briarwood. Producer is John Drake.
Jerry Young is teaming with J.J. McCormick and Zach Myers to live-stream the state swimming championships Saturday.
In addition to the live video and TV telecasts, 22 radio/internet audio broadcasts have been approved for this week’s playoffs.
To check out the football games on the NFHS Network, go to: http://www.nfhsnetwork.com/alabama/football
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The NFHS live-stream of the Clay-Chalkville vs. Pinson Valley game may be accessed at:
To access the AHSAA State swimming championships, go to the following link:
Those who currently have not joined the Network can view the delayed version (beginning next Tuesday) once they sign up for the free membership.
FRIDAY’S FEATURED GAMES
Raycom Game of the Week
Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa at Wetumpka, 7 p.m.
NFHS NETWORK PLAYOFF GAME OF THE WEEK
Clay-Chalkville at Pinson Valley, 7 p.m.
ALFA AHSAA GAME OF THE WEEK
Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa at Wetumpka, 7 p.m.
NFHS NETWORK SCHEDULE OF AHSAA PLAYOFFS
FRIDAY, DEC. 1
FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS Producer Air Time
Sweet Water at Wadley NFHS Net (WELR) 6:29 p.m.
Leroy at Goshen Goshen HS SBP 7 p.m.
Leroy at Goshen NFHS Network (House) 7 p.m.
Sulligent at Lanett NFHS Network (WELR) 7 p.m.
Randolph County at Piedmont NFHS Net (WEHR) 7 p.m.
UM S-Wright at Andalusia Andalusia HS SBP 7 p.m.
St. Clair County at Briarwood Chr. Cullman HS SBP 6:59 p.m.
Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa at Wetumpka Hillcrest HS SBP 6:30 p.m.
Clay-Chalkville at Pinson Valley NFHS Network (Mills) 7 p.m.
BASKETBALL Producer Air Time
Hazel Green at Hoover (JV Girls) Hoover HS SBP 4:30 p.m.
Hazel Green at Hoover Var. Girls) Hoover HS SBP 6 p.m.
Ben. at Smiths Station (Var. Boys) Smiths Station HS SBP 7 p.m.