MONTGOMERY – Raycom Network will televise Park Crossing (12-0) at Opelika (12-1) Friday night in the Class 6A semifinals as its fourth installment of the Raycom/AHSAA High School Football Playoff Game of the Week. Kickoff is set for 7:03 p.m.
Park Crossing, coached by former Opelika assistant coach Smitty Grider, won a wild 54-51 decision last week over Blount at Cramton Bowl in the Raycom / AHSAA Game of the Week. Jake Lane’s 41-yard field goal as time expired gave the Thunderbirds the win. Opelika came from behind to beat defending 6A state champion Spanish Fort in the quarterfinals as Coach Brian Blackmon of the Bulldogs avenged a 2015 loss to the Toros, coached by his younger brother Ben Blackmon.
Play-by-play is being handled by Graham Dunn with Mike Peacock the color commentator and Christina Chambers as the sideline reporter.
The Raycom/AHSAA Playoff Game of the Week is a weekly live TV telecast over the Raycom Network’s Alabama affiliates. It will run through the this week’s semifinals and conclude with the Super 7 state championship games (all classes) at Jordan-Hare Stadium at Auburn Nov. 30-Dec. 1-2.
All games will be live over the Raycom TV Network on either the main channel or Raycom’s Bounce channel and the Raycom affiliate websites as well as live on Raycom’s you tube channel on the internet. Go to www.pathtotheplayoffs.com for more specific channel information. Raycom stations include WAFF TV 48 in Huntsville, WBRC TV 6 in Birmingham, WSFA TV 12 in Montgomery, WDTX TV 34 in Dothan and WTVM TV 9 in Columbus, Ga., and non-Raycom station WFNA TV 55 (Bounce) in Mobile.
NFHS NETWORK FEATURES 6 AHSAA SEMIFINAL GAMES
Six semifinal games are set to be live-streamed Friday as part of the NFHS Network’s School Broadcast Program.
The headliner in the 6A quarterfinals at Birmingham’s Lawson Field between Ramsay (11-2) and Austin (10-3). The NFHS Network broadcast will be produced by Stacy Mills of the Prattville High School NFHS School Broadcast Program and NFHS play-by-play announcer Jerry Young.
Opelika High School’s SBP program will handle the other 6A semifinal between Park Crossing and Opelika. The OHS broadcast team will also live-stream next week’s AHSAA Unified Team flag football game between Vestavia Hills and Lee County at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Kickoff will be at 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 30. It will be the second time Opelika High School’s broadcast program led by Becky Brown has broadcast this game. Special Olympics Alabama is organizing the game for the third year in a row.
Other semifinals slated for live-stream are Aliceville at G.W. Long, Ohatchee at Piedmont, Handley at Andalusia and Wenonah at Briarwood Christian.
The link for each live-streamed telecast can be found below and at the NFHS Network: www.nfhsnetwork.com.
All contests will be available through the NFHS Network SBP subscriber program.
The complete list of NFHS Network games and the Raycom AHSAA Game of the Week are below.
RAYCOM MEDIA AHSAA TV GAME OF THE WEEK
CLASS 6A SEMIFINALS Park Crossing (13-0) at Opelika (12-1), (Check www.pathtotheplayoffs.com for stations in your area)
NFHS Network Live-Stream Events (Nov.25)
Aliceville at GW Long
Scenic NFHS SBP
Ohatchee at Piedmont
FNN NFHS SBP
Handley at Andalusia
Eagle 102.3 SBP
Wenonah at Briarwood Christian
Tri-County NFHS SBP
Park Crossing at Opelika
Opelika HS SBP
Austin at Ramsay
Delayed Video Events (Nov.25)
Gordo at Mobile Christian
TV 15 and TV 44, Mobile
Park Crossing at Opelika
Opelika Power Board
Check local listing
Live Radio Broadcasts (Nov.25)
Maplesville at Linden
98.3 FM / Selma
980 AM / Clanton
Addison at Pickens County
92.1 FM / Cullman
106.5 FM / Vernon
Aliceville at G.W. Long
99.7 FM / Dothan
Fyffe at Lanett
92.7 FM / Arab
1490 AM / Lagrange, GA
105.5 FM / Mobile
810 AM / Jacksonville
1390 AM / Anniston
1280 AM / Piedmont
102.3 FM / Roanoke
Madison Academy at Hokes Bluff
930 AM / Gadsden
97.7 FM / Union Grove
Beauregard at Jackson
94.5 FM / Jackson
95.5 FM / Auburn
97.7 FM / Clanton
101.1 FM / Birmingham
Austin vs. Ramsay
1490 AM / Decatur
Washington County High School of Chatom has been fined, placed on probation for one year and ordered to forfeit its Class 2A first-round football playoff win over Samson for violating the AHSAA eligibility rules. Washington County High School self-reported the violation to the AHSAA once notified of the potential infraction.
MONTGOMERY – Raycom Media will televise live the Class 7A first-round state football playoff game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile
Friday night in the Raycom / AHSAA Playoff Game of the Week. It will commence at 7 p.m.
To find the cable channel serving your area, go to www.pathwaytotheplayoffs.com or go to www.ahsaa.com and click on the Raycom link.
Fans will also be able to tune in to 25 additional lived-streamed playoff games on the NFHS Network Friday night. The live-streamed events
are being produced by AHSAA member schools in the NFHS Network’s School Broadcast Program or by third parties contracted with the NFHS
Coach Fred Riley’s Warriors (9-1) are Coach Adam Winegarden’s Tigers (7-3) are both red hot heading into the playoffs. Davidson is riding
eight-game winning streak since dropping a 39-36 triple-overtime thriller to defending 7A state champion McGill-Toolen Catholic in the second
week of the season. Auburn began its season 1-2 but rebounded to win its last five games of the regular reason.
Raycom will pick a playoff game of the week each week leading up to the Super 7 championships at Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium
Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
NFHS SLATE INCLUDES 16 FOOTBALL GAMES
The NFHS Network also plans to live-stream at least 25 football games, one bowling competition and one boys’ basketball game.
One game, Daphne vs. Sidney Lanier, will be live-streamed tonight at Cramton Bowl.
The slate of football playoff games include one in Class 1A, two in Class 2A, one in Class 3A, five in Class 4A, four in Class 5A,
eight in Class 6A and three in Class 7A.
Those with NFHS Network subscriptions can tune in to any of these football contests. For more information and instructions on how to
subscribe, go to www.ahsaa.com and click on the NFHS Network icon on the front page of the website or go to www.nfhsnetwork.com.
A direct link to the Alabama page is: https://goo.gl/jXVedC
AHSAA member high schools produce these contests through the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program (SBP). Interested schools can
contact Matt Abramson at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
RAYCOM / AHSAA PLAYOFF GAME OF THR WEEK
Nov. 4 - 7:00 PM: Auburn at Davidson
Brooks HS SBP
Nov. 3, 5 PM
Cullman Boys & Girls
Cullman HS SBP
Nov. 3, 5:30 PM
Luverne vs. Goshen
Goshen HS SBP
AHSAA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS
Nov 04, 7 PM
McKenzie vs. Sweet Water
Sweet Water HS SBP
Goshen vs. Verbena
R.C. Hatch vs. Elba
Keeping It Real Network
American Christian vs. Pike County
Pike County HS SBP
Central-Florence vs. Madison Academy
Madison Academy SBP
Cordova vs. Jacksonville
Jacksonville HS SBP
Nov 04, 6:30 PM
Munford vs. Bibb County
Nov 04, 5:50 PM
Randolph vs. Rogers
Randolph HS SBP
West Blocton at Handley
Nov 04, 6:40 PM
Arab vs. Brooks
Arab HS SBP
Guntersville vs. Russellville
Russellville HS SBP
Hartselle vs. Albertville
Albertville HS SBP
Lawrence County at Scottsboro
Lawrence Co. HS SBP
Ben. Russell vs. Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa
Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa HS SBP
Nov. 03, 7 p.m.
Daphne at Sidney Lanier
Decatur vs. Cullman
Nov 04, 6:45 PM
Hartselle HS SBP
Nov. 04, 7 p.m.
Homewood at Minor
Prattville HS SBP
Muscle Shoals vs. Oxford
Muscle Shoals HS SBP
Paul W. Bryant vs. Opelika
Saraland vs. Park Crossing
Saraland HS SBP
Baker vs. Enterprise
Enterprise HS SBP
Nov 04, 6:50 PM
Bob Jones vs. Hoover
Hoover HS SBP
Jeff Davis vs. McGill-Toolen Catholic
McGill-Toolen Catholic HS SBP
MONTGOMERY – All seven defending state football champions and 20 unbeaten teams are among the 208-team state playoff field announced by the Alabama High School Athletic Association Saturday morning.
The state football playoffs get underway Thursday night, Nov. 3, with two Class 6A first-round games, and 102 games are scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4. All contests are scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m.
State champions will be crowned in seven classifications with 32 schools competing in Classes 1A through 6A through five rounds of play, and 16 competing in four playoff rounds in Class 7A. The ultimate goal of each is to compete in the Super 7 State Football Finals at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium Nov. 30-Dec. 2.
The playoffs began in 1966 with just four teams competing for the Class 4A state title. The playoffs expanded to four classifications in 1967, to six in 1984 and seven in 2014. This will be the third year of competition in seven classes.
This year’s playoffs mark the 51th anniversary of the AHSAA’s storied playoff completion. One school, Sidney Lanier, competed in the first playoff in 1966 that featured four schools and will be in the field for the 2016 playoffs.
AHSAA TV partner Raycom Media will for the second straight year telecast the Raycom / AHSAA Playoff Game of the Week over the next four weeks, culminating with Raycom televising all seven state championship games at Auburn. Next Friday’s Game of the Week will be Auburn (7-3) versus Davidson (9-1) in Class 7A first-round battle at Ladd-Peebles Stadium at 7 p.m. Coach Fred Riley’s Warriors will be home team finishing second to McGill-Toolen Catholic in Region 1. McGill beat Davidson 39-36 in overtime
The seven defending state champions include Class 1A Maplesville (9-0); Class 2A Elba (8-2); Class 3A Piedmont (10-0); Class 4A Leeds (8-2); Class 5A St. Paul’s Episcopal (7-3); Class 6A Spanish Fort (8-2); and Class 7A McGill-Toolen (10-0).
Piedmont head coach Steve Smith notched the 200th win of his prep coaching career earlier this season, His Bulldogs won the AHSAA’s current longest football winning streak (20) heading into the 3A playoffs. McGill-Toolen, coached by Caleb Ross, has a 19-game winning streak and Maplesville, coached by Brent Hubbert, is currently riding an 18-game streak.
In addition, 17 other unbeaten schools head into the state playoffs including Carroll-Ozark (10-0). The Eagles, coached by Roger McDonald, finished 10-0 in the regular season for the first time since 1930 after going just 1-9 in 2014. Class 4A Rogers (10-0), coached by Randall Martin, recorded its first unbeaten regular season in school history.
Montgomery’s newest high school Park Crossing, coached by Smitty Grider, is undefeated a 10-0 in just its third season.
Unbeaten teams by class in the playoffs include: (Class 1A) Maplesville (9-0); Georgiana (10-0), Linden (10-0), Wadley (9-0), Addison (10-0); (Class 2A) G.W. Long (9-0); Fyffe (10-0); LaFayette (10-0); (Class 3A) Gordo (10-0); Piedmont (10-0); (Class 4A) Rogers (10-0); Class 5A: Carroll (10-0); Scottsboro (10-0); (Class 6A) Park Crossing (10-0); Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa (10-0); Oxford (10-0); (Class 7) McGill-Toolen Catholic (10-0); and Hewitt-Trussville (10-0).
The NFHS Network plans to live-stream selected games each week with several member schools planning to live-stream contests over the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program as well.
All games will be listed at www.ahsaa.com as well www.nfhsnetwork.com. More than 50 first-round games are expected to be broadcast by local radio stations as well. The AHSAA Radio Network will also host a statewide scoreboard show during the state playoffs. Check the AHSAA website for more details.
Second-round playoff games are scheduled for Friday, Nov. 11, followed by the quarterfinals on Nov. 18, the semifinals Nov. 25.
John Carroll Catholic High School has been fined, placed on probation for one year and ordered to forfeit two varsity football wins for violating the AHSAA eligibility rules. The school self-reported the violation.
John Carroll played an ineligible student in violation of the AHSAA Overlapping School Zones Rule found on page 35 of the 2016-17 AHSAA Handbook, which states a student that transfers from a school within overlapping school zones is ineligible for one year at the new school. The school must forfeit all contests its team won in which the student participated. Forfeits include victories over Moody and Springville high schools.
The probationary period is a warning that other violations of this nature could bring further sanctions against the school.
AHSAA member high schools produce these contests through the NFHS Network School Broadcast Program (SBP). Interested schools can contact Matt Abramson at: email@example.com or call 843-324-8695.
RAYCOM MEDIA/AHSAAFOOTBALL GAME OF THE WEEK
Oct. 6: 7 PM
Spain Park vs. Thompson
See www.pathtotheplayoffs.com for channel information
NFHS NETWORK SCHOOL BROADCAST LIVE-STREAMING SCHEDULE (Oct. 6-7)
Oct. 6: 3 p.m.
Oct. 6: 3:20 p.m.
Lawrence County vs. Brooks
Hazel Green vs. Muscle Shoals (6A)
Oct. 6: 6:45 PM
Auburn vs. R.E. Lee
Oct. 7: 6:30 PM
Victory Christian School vs. Wadley (1A)
Oct. 7: 7 PM
Central-Hayneville vs. Goshen (2A)
McIntosh vs. Sweet Water (2A)
Jacksonville vs. Oneonta (4A)
Oct. 7: 6:40 PM
Russellville vs. Brooks (5A)
Scottsboro vs. Arab (5A)
Austin vs. Hartselle (6A)
Baldwin County vs. Saraland (6A)
Oct. 7: 6:30 PM
Carver-Mont. vs. Stanhope Elmore (6A)
Oct. 7: 6:45 PM
Chelsea vs. Opelika (6A)
Florence vs. Decatur (6A)
Foley vs. Spanish Fort (6A)
Jackson-Olin vs. Shades Valley (6A)
Pell City vs. Albertville (6A)
Russell County vs. Northview (6A)
Central-PC vs. Jeff Davis (7A)
Oct. 7: 6:50 PM
Huffman vs. Hoover (7A)
McGill-Toolen vs M. Montgomery (7A)
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Prattville High School has been fined, placed on probation for one year and ordered to forfeit one varsity football game victory for violating AHSAA eligibility rules. The school requested the AHSAA to make an official ruling on the student’s eligibility.
Prattville played an ineligible student prior to his completion of a bona fide move in violation of the “Transfer Rule”. The school must forfeit all contests its team won in which the student participated. PHS forfeited its 28-23 win over Stanhope Elmore. The probationary period is a warning that other violations of this nature could bring further sanctions against the school.
New Brockton High School has been fined, placed on probation for one year and ordered to forfeit one varsity football game victory for violating AHSAA eligibility rules. The school self-reported the violation.
New Brockton played an ineligible student in violation of the “Transfer Rule”. The school must forfeit all contests its team won in which the student participated. New Brockton forfeited its 34-20 win over Georgiana. The probationary period is a warning that other violations of this nature could bring further sanctions against the school.
MONTGOMERY – Opp High School senior quarterback Orlando Lacey came very close to accomplishing a feat that has never been done before in AHSAA football annals.
He was just 15 rushing yards and three passing yards shy of having 300 yards rushing and passing in the same game.
Lacey directed the Bobcats to a very tough 55-32 victory over Straughn Friday night by personally totaling 582 yards and accounting for six touchdowns to grab the AHSAA Spotlight for Week 2 of the 2016 prep football season.
Lacey was 16-of-19 passing for 297 yards and three touchdowns and had 19 rush attempts for 285 yards and three scores. His 582 total yards placed him tied for sixth in the AHSAA Record Book for total yards in a single game with Speake’s Brandon Brown, who had 502 yards passing and 80 rushing in a 1992 game. Lacey’s total, however, is by far the most balanced between rushing and passing in state history and came in a difficult and very important region contest.
Coach Brent Hill’s senior playmaker averaged 15.3 yards per each of his 38 total touches. Jack Poundstone of Trinity Presbyterian held the record before Friday night with 614 total yards (492 passing and 122 rushing) in a 54-40 loss to Cordova in the Class 3A state playoffs in 2008.
James Raines of Berry High School broke Poundstone’s total offense record last Friday night with 631 total yards in a 71-22 win over Brilliant. Raines passed for 563 yards and eight touchdowns, rushed for 68 yards and a ninth score. Berry led 57-14 at the half. Raines’ passing yards was two shy of the state record (565) set by Chris Smelley of American Christian in a 43-31 loss to Brantley in the semifinals of the Class 1A state playoffs in 2005. Smelley is now head coach at American Christian.
The nine touchdowns accounted for by Raines tied a state record shared by Hubbertville’s Tommy Haley-Hicks and Victory Christian’s Brent Gulledge. Haley-Hicks’ nine rushing TDs came in a 76-52 win over Vina in 2008 and Gulledge’s nine TD passes came in a 70-6 win over Lyman Ward in 2004.
COACH ERNIE WILLINGHAM, COLLINSVILLE: Recorded the 100th coaching victory of his prep football coaching career in a 27-6 win over Ider. Now in his 16th year, Willingham is 100-70 including a coaching stint at Appalachian. Quarterback Grant Jones completed 9-of-11 passes for 166 yards and two touchdowns (42 and 61 yards) in the Panthers' victory.
AUSTIN BEATS DECATUR 37-35 IN 3 OT: In what turned out to be the highest scoring game in the Decatur-Austin series history, the Black Bears won in three overtime 37-35 at Ogle Stadium. Coach Jeremy Perkins’ team had several heroes including: Antonio Robinson (3 rushing TDs), Tony Norman (10-yard TD run and 2-point conversion in the second overtime and a 9-yard TD run in the third overtime; Collin Moses’ winning 2-point conversion in the third OT; and defensive back Kiyan Tapscott, who broke up a Decatur pass for the tying 2-point try in the third OT to seal the win.
Coach Jere Adcock and his Red Raiders, now 36-18 in the series, also had its share of heroes, including LaDarius Woods who made a diving catch of a pass from QB Alec Marks at the goal line in the third OT to set up the final 2-point try. Josh Marsh’s 2-yard TD run with 3:11 left in the fourth quarter sent the game into overtime tied at 14 all. Marsh also had s TD in the second OT and 2-point conversion.
LOACHAPOKA AND AUTAUGAVILLE SCORE 126: Coach Jerome Tate’s Loachapoka Indians set a school record with its 82-44 win over Autaugaville. The Eagles, 11-5 in the series, winning the first eight dating back to 1984. The combined 126 points tied Phillips’ 82-44 win over Vina in 2008 as the eighth most points scored by both teams in a single game in AHSAA history.
AHKIM WALDEN, DOTHAN: Kicked a 22-yard field goal with one second left to lift the Tigers to a 15-14 victory over Russell County. Dothan clawed back from a 14-0 deficit with Devanir Martin returning a kickoff 91 yards following the second Warriors’ touchdown to jump-start the Tigers comeback.
ZACH FORD, CALERA: Kicked a 40-yard field goal as time ran out to lift the Eagles past Dallas County 25-22.
PEYTON NICHOLS, RUSSELLVILLE: Russellville’s Peyton Nichols connected with Colin Garrison on an 11-yard touchdown pass with two seconds left in the game to lift the Golden Tigers to a 38-35 win over Lee-Huntsville.
TANNER STAMPS, CENTRAL-FLORENCE: Fired a 39-yard TD pass to Connor Bevis with less than a minute to play as Central-Florence beat Deshler 27-21 for its first win over the Tigers in 32 years.
In other highlights from last weekend’s games:
JARTAVIOUS WHITLOW, LAFAYETTE: Was 15-of-18 passing for 193 yards and four touchdowns and had 191 yards rushing and two scores on 10 carries as the unbeaten Bulldogs (3-0) downed Vincent 62-6. He finished with 384 total yards and accounted for six touchdowns.
DEVIN KIMBROUGH, SPARKMAN: Completed 25-of-36 passes for 320 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for another score in a 29-22 win over Buckhorn.
SCOTT McALPINE, HALEYVILLE: Completed 28-of-29 passes for 359 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-0 win over Hamilton. His TD passes covered 41 and 78 yards.
LAKE SPURGEON, BROOKS: Was 14-of-16 passing for 318 yards and three TDs (49, 5 and 76 yards) as the Lions downed Ardmore 64-14.
TUCKER DRISKELL, WICKSBURG: Passed for 283 yards and three touchdowns on a 12-of-17 passing performance on a 41-33 loss at Daleville. Driskell also had 64 rushing yards and a TD to finish with 347 total yards.
GRAYSON EDGEMON, MADISON ACADEMY: Completed 12-of-20 passes for 296 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-7 win over Sardis. Receiver Jaelin Ferdinand was on the receiving end of three of his TD connections.
JACURE JACKSON, MINOR: Was 11-of-21 passing for 263 yards and four touchdowns as the Tigers downed Pinson Valley 45-13.
LASHAWN WILLIAMS, CHICKASAW: Completed 12-of-19 passes for 237 yards and two touchdowns (31, 54 yards) in a 32-8 win over Choctaw County. He also scored on a 15-yard win.
MALIK SMITH, SHEFFIELD: Passed for 225 yards and four touchdowns in a 28-25 win over Sulligent. Smith, 16-of-25 on the night, threw two touchdown passes each to Mannie Ford (35 and 28 yards) and Donavon Goodwin (28 and 29 yards). The 29-yarder clinched the win with 1:25 to play.
BO NIX, SCOTTSBORO: The sophomore quarterback rushed nine times for 192 yards and two touchdowns in a 63-21 win over Crossville. He also completed 5-of-10 passes for 106 yards and three touchdowns for the 12th 100-yard plus passing effort in his career. Senior running back Dekarlos Billingsley added 158 yards rushing and two scores on 10 tries in the Wildcats win.
DARIUS BRACY, BAKER: Combined for 341 yards as Baker beat Theodore 41-34. Bracy rushed 26 times for 200 yards and TDs of 29 and 66 yards and also passed for 141 yards.
MATTHEW NOWLIN, HUNTSVILLE: Completed 10-of-16 passes for 130 yards and four touchdowns (19, 14, 21, 35 yards), and ran for 172 yards and a 21-yard score on eight carries in a 67-14 win over Grissom. He played the first half and one series of the third quarter.
TYREN DUPREE, CHEROKEE COUNTY: Completed 8-of-14 pass attempts for 150 yards and two touchdowns to Quartez Henderson (24 and 14 yards) and ran for 112 yards on 13 carries with an 18-yard touchdown in the Warriors' 30-7 win over Hokes Bluff.
HUNTER HOWELL, SPAIN PARK: Helped the Jaguars to a 28-14 win over Vestavia Hills with a 19-of-22 passing performance for 218 yards and three touchdowns.
TAYLOR HAYES, PIEDMONT: Completed 14-of-24 pass attempts for 155 yards and two touchdowns and rushed eight times for 80 yards two TDs (17 and 31 yards) in the Bulldogs' 33-0 win at Glencoe.
CHADARIUS TOWNSEND, TANNER: Ran 18 times for 291 yards and four touchdowns - including long scores covering 95 and 82 yards - in a 41-16 win over West End.
OMAR BROWN, NORTH JACKSON: Rushed for 273 yards and five touchdowns on 24 carries in a 40-18 win over DAR.
KENNETH BOTHWELL, SOUTHSIDE-GADSDEN: The sophomore halfback rushed 15 times for 269 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers' 34-31 win over Fort Payne.
TREVELL SMITH, HOUSTON COUNTY: Rushed for 264 yards and had TD runs of 6 and 5 yards in Houston County's 34-20 win over Red Level in helping the Lions improve to 3-0 for the first time since 2004.
TANNER TALLEY, SUMITON CHRISTIAN: Rushed for 260 yards and three touchdowns on 24 carries and caught one pass for another 18 yards and a touchdown as the Eagles beat R.A. Hubbard 60-22. Through two games, Talley has rushed 57 times for 561 yards and seven touchdowns. He also had a pair of catches for 23 yards and another touchdown.
JAYLN JONES, LAUDERDALE COUNTY: Rushed for 259 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries as the Tigers beat West Morgan 39-13. Among his TDs were runs of 58, 49 and 43 yards.
JACOBY JOHNSON, HUFFMAN: Had 27 rush attempts for 247 yards with touchdowns covering 70 and 80 yards as the Vikings beat Oak Mountain 21-11.
JAHZARIAN LAMPLEY, PIKE COUNTY: Rushed for 227 yards and three touchdowns as the Bulldogs blanked B.B. Comer 27-0.
TATE OZBIRN, RED BAY: Led the Tigers to a 30-8 win over Mars Hill Bible with 201 yards rushing and three touchdowns covering 4, 8 and 3 yards.
WISE GORDON, PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN: The freshman had 31 carries for 195 yards and two touchdowns as PCA downed Slocomb 20-15. Teammate Edwin Colley also rushed 18 times for 151 yards and the other Eagles TD, a 53-yard scamper.
DANIEL THROWER, HAZEL GREEN: Ran for 160 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries in a 56-6 win at Columbia.
WELDRIN FORD, OPELIKA: Rushed for five touchdowns (8, 2, 4, 6, 14 yards) as Opelika beat Carver-Montgomery 56-28. He had 21 carries and 132 total yards.
TAE HENDERSON, DALE COUNTY: Sparked 28-17 win over Trinity Presbyterian with 158 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 23 carries.
JORDAN STOVER, HARTSELLE: Ran for 131 yards and four touchdowns on 17 carries in a 41-7 win over Athens. He had 100 yards and three scores by halftime.
CHRIS SULLIVAN, THEODORE: Caught nine passes for 210 yards and three touchdowns (62, 7 and 11 yards) as the Bobcats fell to Baker 41-34.
JALEN WAYNE, SPANISH FORT: Caught seven passes for 194 yards and three touchdowns as the defending Class 6A state champion Toros defeated Gulf Shores 38-10.
COLLIN WOODS, BLOUNT: Keyed the Leopards’ 41-10 win over Baldwin County with five receptions for 119 yards and touchdowns of 24 and 53 yards.
MANNIE FORD, SHEFFIELD: Caught nine passes for 103 yards and two touchdowns in a 28-25 win over Sulligent.
DARIEN BOSSIE, PIEDMONT: Caught six passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns in the Bulldogs' 33-0 win at Glencoe.
EMIL SMITH, ETOWAH: The sophomore receiver caught six passes for 97 yards and a touchdown in the Blue Devils' 35-7 victory over Douglas.
JAYSON JONES, FULTONDALE: Returned an interception 102 yards for one score, raced 45 yards for a touchdown on a punt return and also had a 34-yard TD run from scrimmage as Fultondale beat Hanceville 59-8.
LEE DAVIS, SAMSON: Had 15 solo tackles and three assists as the Tigers beat Abbeville 34-5. Davis had four tackles for losses, blocked a punt, broke up one pass and had one reception on offense for an 8-yard touchdown.
ROB ENGLISH, ELBA: Had 15 tackles, but recorded the biggest play of the game with a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown in the final 15 seconds to preserve a slim six-point lead and give defending Class 2A state champion Elba a 28-14 win over New Brockton. English also had a fumble recovery and caught a 30-yard pass to round out his performance.
TEPPEI DAISAKU, COOSA CHRISTIAN: Had 10 tackles as the Conquerors snapped an 18-game losing streak with a 7-6 win over Valley Head.
RICKY HALL, PROVIDENCE CHRISTIAN: Was credited with 24 tackles, including 16 solos, in Providence Christian's 20-15 win over Slocomb.
MARCUS JONES, ENTERPRISE: Intercepted two passes and recovered a fumble, returning it 18 yards for a touchdown, all in the first half of the Wildcats' 50-14 rout of Prattville. He also had one pass break up in the game. Teammate Chris Ross also recovered two fumbles, returning one 30 yards for a touchdown, and a caused a fumble in the win.
P.J. PHILLIPS, HOUSTON COUNTY: Had 17 tackles, caused fumble and had a sack in the Lions’ 34-20 win over Red Level. Teammate Keith Barkley added 10 tackles, including three sacks, for the Houston County defense.
BARRETT PICKERING, HOOVER: Kicked four field goals as the Bucs downed Mountain Brook 19-3.
JACK LANE, PARK CROSSING: Booted two 42-yard field goals and finished with a school record four field goals total in the Thunderbirds’ 19-0 win over Stanhope Elmore.
BAILEY POTTER, SCOTTSBORO: Kicked 9-of-9 extra points in Scottsboro’s 63-21 win over Crossville. The nine PATs extended his current streak to 23 in a row.
EDDIE SOLIS, SCOTTSBORO: The junior blocked a Crossville punt and returned it two yards for a touchdown in the Wildcats’ 63-21 win over the Lions.
TAE PROVENS, MADISON COUNTY: Returned a kick 85 yards for a touchdown and ran for two scores in a 49-12 win over Hatton.