Three new No. 1’s in Alabama Sports Writers Association High School Football Poll

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There are three new #1 teams in the latest Alabama Sports Writers Association High School Football Poll —  in 6A Hillcrest is #1; the new top dog is 5A is Scottsboro; and Andalusia is the new #1 in 4A.

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ALABAMA SPORTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL POLL Week 9 – Oct. 19, 2016

(First-place votes and record in parentheses)

Class 7A
1. McGill-Toolen (29) (8-0)  348
2. Hoover (7-1)  251
3. Hewitt-Trussville (9-0)  240
4. Central-Phenix City (7-1)  203
5. Davidson (7-1)  169
6. James Clemens (6-2)  140
7. Enterprise (8-1)  118
8. Spain Park (6-2)   83
9. Mountain Brook (6-2)   52
10. Lee-Montgomery (6-2)   33

Others receiving votes: Bob Jones (6-3) 10, Auburn (5-3) 5, Gadsden City (4-5) 1.

Class 6A
1. Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa (26) (8-0)  338
2. Oxford (9-0)  244
3. Minor (2) (8-0)  216
4. Opelika (8-1)  215
5. Blount (1) (7-2)  164
6. Spanish Fort (6-2)  143
7. Park Crossing (8-1)  123
8. Ramsay (7-1)   78
9. Daphne (6-2)   53
10. Decatur (7-1)   29

Others receiving votes: Wetumpka (7-2) 16, Austin (6-2) 15, Clay-Chalkville (6-3) 13, Gardendale (6-3) 4, Hartselle (7-2) 2.

Class 5A
1. Scottsboro (22) (8-0)  324
2. Etowah (1) (8-1)  236
3. Carroll (1) (8-0)  215
4. Vigor (3) (7-2)  194
5. St. Paul’s (1) (6-2)  176
6. Central-Clay Co. (1) (7-1)  171
7. Beauregard (6-1)  123
8. Mortimer Jordan (6-2)   63
9. Briarwood Chr. (7-1)   48
10. Jackson (5-3)   34

Others receiving votes: Demopolis (6-2) 33, Brooks (6-2) 10, Russellville (6-2) 9, Eufaula (6-2) 7, Hayden (7-1) 5, Sylacauga (6-2) 5.

Class 4A
1. Andalusia (26) (8-1)  337
2. Haleyville (1) (7-1)  250
3. Rogers (1) (8-0)  226
4. UMS-Wright (1) (6-2)  177
5. Jacksonville (8-0)  174
6. Madison Acad. (6-2)  144
7. Handley (6-2)   77
8. Thomasville (5-2)   70
9. Cordova (7-2)   68
10. West Limestone (7-2)   33

Others receiving votes: Leeds (6-3) 30, St. James (8-1) 19, Madison Co. (5-3) 11, Munford (6-2) 11, Cherokee Co. (7-2) 10, North Jackson (5-3) 9, Dadeville (5-4) 4, Hamilton (4-4) 1, Tallassee (6-3) 1, Wilson (7-1) 1.

Class 3A
1. Piedmont (27) (9-0)  342
2. Gordo (2) (8-0)  267
3. Mobile Chr. (7-1)  222
4. Opp (7-1)  197
5. Colbert Co. (7-1)  170
6. Montevallo (7-1)  119
7. T.R. Miller (6-2)  116
8. Daleville (7-1)   98
9. Ohatchee (7-1)   74
10. Pike Co. (7-1)   28

Others receiving votes: Fultondale (7-1) 7, Lexington (6-2) 6, Oakman (5-3) 3, Bayside (5-3) 2, Randolph Co. (6-2) 2.

 

Class 2A
1. Fyffe (24) (8-0)  333
2. G.W. Long (2) (7-0)  254
3. Elba (3) (7-1)  237
4. LaFayette (8-0)  211
5. Lanett (8-1)  165
6. Tanner (5-3)  150
7. Aliceville (7-1)  120
8. Southern Choctaw (6-1)   50
9. New Brockton (5-3)   35
10. Lamar Co. (6-2)   32

Others receiving votes: Sheffield (7-2) 20, Washington Co. (6-2) 19, Sand Rock (6-2) 12, Goshen (6-2) 8, Red Bay (6-2) 5, Cleveland (5-3) 2.

Class 1A
1. Maplesville (24) (7-0)  333
2. Linden (5) (8-0)  275
3. Spring Garden (8-0)  223
4. Addison (9-0)  202
5. Georgiana (9-0)  170
6. Wadley (7-0)  143
7. Cedar Bluff (6-2)   96
8. Sweet Water (5-2)   80
9. Decatur Heritage (6-2)   52
10. Pickens Co. (6-2)   50

Others receiving votes: Hubbertville (6-1) 18, Isabella (7-1) 4, McKenzie (7-2) 4, Brantley (5-3) 2, Berry (5-3) 1.

AISA
1. Autauga Acad. (29) (8-0)  348
2. Bessemer Acad. (8-1)  254
3. Monroe Acad. (8-1)  236
4. Marengo Acad. (7-1)  190
5 Chambers Acad. (8-0)  173
6. Escambia Acad. (6-2)  135
7. S. Choctaw Acad. (7-1)  111
8. Abbeville Chr. (6-3)  110
9. Fort Dale Acad. (6-2)   31
10. Cornerstone Chr. (6-2)   24

Others receiving votes: Glenwood (5-3) 18, Lowndes Acad. (5-2) 13, Pike Liberal (5-3) 6, Lee-Scott (4-4) 4, Northside Methodist (5-4) 1.

The Alabama Sports Writers Association prep committee members are: Paul Beaudry (Chairman), Alabama Media Group; Cathy Higgins, Alexander City Outlook; Josh Dutton, Andalusia Star-News; Will Gaines, Anniston Star; Jonathan Deal, Athens News Courier; Andrew Garner, Atmore Advance; Gary Estwick, Birmingham News; Rob Rice, Blount Countian; Shannon Fagan, Cherokee Herald; Tommy Hicks, Citronelle Call-News; Ross Wood, Clarke Co. Democrat; Rob Ketcham, Cullman Times; Johnathan Bentley, Daily Mountain Eagle; Justin Graves, Decatur Daily; David Mundee, Dothan Eagle; Lee Peacock, Evergreen Courant; John McWilliams, Florence TimesDaily; Jeremy Smith, Freelance (Demopolis); J.J. Hicks, Gadsden Times; Daniel Boyette, Huntsville Times; Ben Thomas, Mobile Press-Register; Stacy Long, Montgomery Advertiser; Eric Bacharach, Opelika-Auburn News; Jason Bowen, Scottsboro Daily Sentinel; Daniel Evans, Selma Times-Journal; Baker Ellis, Shelby County Reporter; Lavonte Young, Talladega Daily Home; Joey Chandler, Tuscaloosa News; Cory Diaz, Wetumpka Herald. Not voting: Chris McCarthy, Gadsden Messenger; Shannon Allen, Sand Mountain Reporter.

 

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.