For Valdosta fans, there was probably no better way to become the country’s first-ever high school football team with 900 wins. The Wildcats beat crosstown rival Lowndes 38-13 Friday nightin the game that is known as the Winnersville Classic.
The game was never in-doubt for Valdosta, which owns 23 Georgia state high school football titles and six national championships. It was Valdosta’s third straight win against its rival, giving the Wildcats a 37-18 lead in the all-time series.
— Valdosta Wildcats (@vhswildcats) August 20, 2016
The Wildcats began playing in 1913 and now own a 900-220-34 all-time record.
— Go Cats! (@GoValdostaCats) August 20, 2016
Entering the 2016 season, ten teams have won more than 800 games. Below is that list from theNational Federation of State High School Associations.
Valdosta (Georgia) – 900 wins
Fort Thomas Highlands (Kentucky) – 877 wins
Male (Kentucky) – 860 wins
Massillon Washington (Ohio) – 853 wins
Mayfield (Kentucky) – 848 wins
Mount Carmel (Pennsylvania) – 833 wins
Canton McKinley (Ohio) – 814 wins
Parkersburg (West Virginia) – 809 wins
Easton (Pennsylvania) – 807 wins
Muskegon (Michigan) – 807 wins
*win total through August 19th games