Round 3 of the 2022 highschool football playoffs concludes tonight.
The Alabama Independent School Association topped its champions Thursday in Montgomery.
Tonight we discover out the 7A finalists and the 1A-6A semifinalists in the AHSAA. One staff, Charles Henderson in Class 5A, punched its ticket to the semifinals Thursday night time.
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The Class 7A semifinals will probably be determined in a pair of rematches. In the north, Hoover and Thompson face off for the sixth straight yr in the semis. The Bucs and Warriors have mixed to win 6 of the 8 Class 7A state titles. In the south, it is Auburn and Central-Phenix City for the fourth straight time. Hoover and Central gained the regular-season conferences in 2022. The winners play Nov. 30 in Auburn as the Super 7 kicks off.
Check again ceaselessly tonight for scores, updates and highlights as the video games are ongoing. As the night time winds down, we may have all the closing scores and the pairings for subsequent week.
8:38 PM, Gamble ramble, once more: Mountain Brook junior operating again Cole Gamble answered a Crawford Lang 27-yard discipline purpose with a 30-yard TD sprint, capping an 80-yard drive on the Spartans’ first possession of the second half. It’s Gamble’s fourth landing of the night time. Mountain Brook is up 35-17 with 6:10 left in the third interval.
Leeds 19, Ramsay 7 (8:44 left in the third)
Cherokee County 28, Randolph 21
St. James 33, Thomasville 8 (3:36 in third)
Thompson 24, Hoover 7 (Bucs have turned it over 4 occasions, however rating on a 76-yard TD cross)
Theodore 28, St. Paul’s 0 (5:41 left in the third)
Muscle Shoals 31, Gardendale 7
Fyffe 28, Tuscaloosa Academy 7
8:25 PM, Updated scores: Gulf Shores 14, Faith Academy 12
Gordo 7, Piedmont 0 (half)
Pleasant Grove 28, Arab 14 (half)
Pisgah 20, Aliceville 8 (half)
Leroy 28, Brantley 7 (third quarter)
Saraland 37, Homewood 14 (half)
Millry 13, Sweet Water 6 (half)
Coosa Christian 37, Lynn 21 (2nd quarter)
Oneonta 41, Deshler 7 (half)
8:04 PM, Big play for the Warriors: Thompson obtained a 64-yard pick-6 from Anquon Feagans to push Thompson to a 24-0 lead over Hoover at the half.
Saraland 34, Homewood 14
Oneonta 34, Deshler 7 (13 seconds left in the half)
BB Comer 14, Reeltown 14
Cherokee County 21, Randolph 14 (half)
Sylvania 7, Geraldine 0 (half)
Fyffe 21, Tuscaloosa Academy 7 (half)
Mobile Christian 7, Pike County 0 (half)
28 Pleasant Grove, 14 Arab
Auburn 7, Central-Phenix City 6 (half)
Gulf Shores 14, Faith Academy 6 (half)
Leeds 16, Ramsay 7 (half)
7:55 PM, Update: Auburn has a 7-0 lead over Central-Phenix City in the second interval.
Hartselle drives 61 yards for a rating – a brief Jack Smith to Eli Tidwell cross – with 17 seconds left in the half. It’s Mountain Brook 28-14 at the half.
St. James 20, Thomasville 8 (halftime)
Pisgah 6, Aliceville 0
Muscle Shoals 24, Gardendale 7 (halftime)
14 Pleasant Grove, Arab 0
7:48 PM, Cole Gamble – once more: Mountain Brook junior operating again Cole Gamble raced 88 yards down the proper sideline to place the residence staff up 28-7 with 3:15 remaining in the first half. The Spartans stopped Hartselle with a sack of QB Jack Smith on its final possession, solely the fourth all yr suffered by the Tigers.
Cherokee County 21, Randolph 14
Saraland 34, Homewood 7
Millry 13, Sweet Water 6
Oneonta 27, Deshler 7
Theodore 21, St. Paul’s 0
7:43 PM, Not a nasty starting: Will James scored on a 67-yard run on his first carry of the yr for Class 6A No. 1 Theodore after which scored once more on a 13-yard run to place the Bobcats up 14-0 over St. Paul’s.
7:39 PM, Saraland socking it to the Patriots: The fourth-ranked Spartans are rolling over Homewood 27-0, nonetheless in the first quarter.
Auburn and Central-Phenix City are knotted in a scoreless tie after one quarter.
Mountain Brook’s John Colvin hits a wide-open Jackson Beatty to place the Spartans up 21-7 in the second quarter. Hartselle nonetheless hasn’t stopped the Spartans’ offense. The Tigers missed a 44-yard discipline purpose late in the first.
7:29 PM, Scores: Here are some updates and a few new scores from Round 3 of the playoffs:
Randolph 14, Cherokee County 6
Thompson 10, Hoover 0
(*3*)Muscle Shoals 14, Gardendale 7
Gordo 7, Piedmont 0
Anniston 14, Andalusia 0
14 Pleasant Grove, Arab 0
Tuscaloosa Academy 7, Fyffe 7
Sweet Water 6, Millry 0
BB Comer 8, Reeltown 6
Leeds 7, Ramsay 7
7:24 PM, Defense? We do not want no stinkin’ protection: Both groups have scored each occasions they’ve had the football at Spartan Stadium. Mountain Brook will get one other Cole Gamble landing – this one from 5 yards out – with 3:04 left in the first quarter to present the residence staff a 14-7 lead over Hartselle.
Also, Thompson leads Hoover 3-0 late in the opening interval. Oneonta is up 13-0 over Deshler with 2:51 left in the first. Saraland leads Homewood 20-0 in the first after an 83-yard TD by Ryan Williams.
7:16 PM, A couple of early scores: Here are a couple of first-quarter scores:
Pleasant Grove 6, Arab 0
Fyffe 7, Tuscaloosa Academy 0
Randolph 7, Cherokee County 6
Gulf Shores 7, Faith Academy 0
7:10 PM, Randolph strikes first: The Raiders lead No. 10 Cherokee County 7-0 with 8:39 remaining in the first quarter in Huntsville.
Hartselle obtained a giant play of his personal to reply in Mountain Brook. Ri Fletcher broke free off proper sort out for a 38-yard rating with 7:47 left in the opening interval. The groups are tied at 7-all.
7:03 PM, Well, that was fast: Cole Gamble strolls 53 yards up the center for a Mountain Brook landing on the second snap of the recreation to place the No. 7 Spartans up 7-0 over No. 5 Hartselle in the Class 6A showdown at Mountain Brook.
6 PM, Big struggle really feel: One of this week’s largest video games takes place in Anniston the place the undefeated and second-ranked Bulldogs host No. 5 Andalusia in the 4A quarterfinals. Andalusia is 11-1 with its solely loss coming to top-ranked Montgomery Catholic.
Noon, No. 1 is Done: no 10 Charles Henderson stopped No. 1 UMS-Wright simply exterior the purpose line with 2 minutes left and upset the beforehand unbeaten Bulldogs 19-16 on Thursday at Troy’s Veterans Stadium. The Trojans advance to play the winner of tonight’s different 5A semifinal between Gulf Shores and Faith Academy subsequent week. Read about the recreation right here.
10:20 AM, Champions topped: The AISA topped its 4 champions Thursday in Montgomery, together with the first 8-man champions. Winning the titles had been Lee-Scott (AAA), Patrician (AA), Lowndes Academy (A) and Evangel Christian (8-Man). Read all about the video games right here.
Charles Henderson 19, UMS-Wright 16
Lee-Scott 35, Glenwood 21
Patrician 60, Clarke Prep 0
Lowndes Academy 24, Jackson Academy 8
Evangel Christian 38, Springwood 28