Crenshaw Schools get sportswriter votes

Published 7:09 pm Tuesday, November 7, 2023

The Alabama Sports Writers Association ranks high school football teams weekly and released their recent poll results on Oct. 25. Two Crenshaw County high schools ranked among teams receiving votes from association members.

Highland Home School ranked second in Class 2A, following close behind B.B. Comer by gaining two first-place votes and 173 points for the Squadron’s 9-0 record, now 9-1 after Friday’s loss to Reeltown. The Squadron will host Ariton in the first round of playoffs on Nov. 9.

Luverne School, at 6–3, did not rank among the top 10, but did receive a vote. In Butler County two schools were awarded votes – Georgiana, 7-2, received six points in Class 1A. 

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The Tigers will travel to compete in the first round of playoffs against Cottonwood on Nov. 10.

Fort Dale Academy, 7-2, had 50 points to rank eighth among Alabama Independent School Association (AISA) schools. The Eagles defeated Monroe Academy 49-7 for the first round of playoffs on Nov. 2 and meet Lee-Scott in Auburn Thursday.

Lowndes Academy ranked at second place for the top 10 AISA teams, receiving one vote toward first place and 169 total points. At 10-0, the Rebels host and defeated Sparta, 47-0, in the first-round playoff competition on Nov. 3 and advance to meet Jackson Academy on Thursday.