In just a few hours, we will know the pairings for next week’s Super 7 in Tuscaloosa.
Check back frequently tonight for scores and updates from all 12 games throughout the state and for the official championship game pairings/schedule when all games are complete.
10:05 PM, Montgomery Catholic leads: Knights up 21-14 over rival Montgomery Academy in the third quarter.
9:49 PM, Finals done except for Class 3A Montgomery Catholic at Montgomery Academy (tied 14-all), which started late because of weather problems.
CLASS 1A: Linden (14-0) vs. Pickens County (11-3)
CLASS 2A: Abbeville (12-1) vs. Mars Hill Bible (12-2)
CLASS 3A: Fyffe (14-0) vs. winner Montgomery Catholic (11-2) at Montgomery Academy (13-0)
CLASS 4A: Handley (12-1) vs. Gordo (13-1)
CLASS 5A: St. Paul’s (14-0) vs. Pleasant Grove (11-2)
CLASS 6A: Spanish Fort (11-3) vs. Pinson Valley (11-2)
9:45 PM, Updates: Gordo holds off Etwoah 21-14 in Class 4A and Pickens County beats Berry 24-18 Class 1A game.
9:38 PM, Pleasant Grove back to title game: Spartans down Ramsay 35-14 to reach second straight Class 5A title game.
9:35 PM, Wildest game of the night: Abbeville 60, Leroy 37 with 3:50 left in the game.
9:31 PM, St. Paul’s wins in OT.
9:23 PM, Overtime in Class 5A.
9:22 PM, Final scores: Class 2A Mars Hill Bible 32, Spring Garden 14, Class 3A Fyffe 14, Piedmont 6, Class 1A Linden 22, Brantley 7, Class 4A Handley 34, American Christian 13.
9:16 PM, Class 6A final: Spanish Fort 13-7 over Saraland. Toros face Pinson Valley in Class 6A championship.
9:14 PM, Updates: Faith Academy misses field goal with 1:47 left in 14-all game against St. Paul’s. Abbeville 44-21 over Leroy late in the game.
9:07 PM, Pleasant Grove adds to lead: Spartans 17-14 over Ramsay with 8:14 left in the Class 5A contest as Chris Lewis grabs 34-yard pass.
9:05 PM, First final of the night: Pinson Valley 27, Mountain Brook 10 as Indians represent North in Class 6A championship. Pinson playing for its third title in past four seasons.
9:02 PM, Pinson Valley closing it out against Mountain Brook: Mike Sharpe 39-yard TD run for 27-10 lead over Mountain Brook with 1:05 left in the game.
9:01 PM, Faith Academy punt return ties score 14-all against St. Paul’s.
8:59 PM, Mars Hill rolling: 32-0 over Spring Garden in Class 2A.
8:54 PM, St. Paul’s produces a goal-line stand against Faith Academy.
8:50 PM, Pleasant Grove takes the lead over Ramsay in Class 5A.
8:48 PM, Updates: Gordo 21, Etowah 7 and American Christian cuts Handley lead to 20-13 in Class 4A.
8:46 PM, Fyffe adds to lead: Kyle Dukes picks off Piedmont pass and returns it 30 yards for a TD. Red Devils lead 14-6.
8:41 PM, Abbeville pouring it on against Leroy.
8:40 PM, Pinson Valley up 20-3: QB Zach Pyron runs 53 yards for the TD with 9:34 left in the game against Mountain Brook.
8:36 PM, Updates: Pinson Valley leads Mountain Brook 13-3 after three quarters. Pickens County-Berry tied 12-all and Linden 22-7 over Brantley in Class 1A. Class 3A Montgomery Catholic scores first in game delayed by weather, leads Montgomery Academy 7-0 in the first quarter.
8:31 PM, Update: Class 2A top-ranked Mars Hill scores early in the third quarter to go up 26-0 over fourth-ranked Spring Garden.
8:28 PM, Updates: Fifth-ranked Handley up 20-7 over Class 4A top-ranked American Christian. Spanish Fort 13, Saraland 7 in Class 6A.
8:23 PM, Spanish Fort ties it up.
8:16 PM, Gordo leads Etowah 14-7 at the half.
8:13 PM, Some halftime stats from Faith Academy at St. Paul’s.
8:11 PM, 1A update: Second-ranked Linden leads top-ranked Brantley 14-7 at the half.
8:08 PM, Still no kickoff in Montgomery
8:02 PM, Updates: Halftime scores are Handley 14, American Christian 7; St. Paul’s 14, Faith Academy 7; Saraland 7, Spanish Fort 0; Abbeville 30, Leroy 15.
7:55 PM, Update: Ramsay up 14-7 over Pleasant Grove.
Piedmont QB Jack Hayes runs to the sideline to receive play call from coach Steve Smith then sprints back to relay play to rest of the team. The kid probably runs extra hundreds of yards with the procedure.
7:52 PM, Interesting stat from Pinson Valley-Mountain Brook: Teams combined for 2 yards passing in the first half.
7:48 PM, Mountain Brook on the board: Cuts Pinson Valley lead to 13-3 with a field goal by Reed Harradine.
7:45 PM, Update: Mars Hill in command 20-0 over Spring Garden, Handley ties it 7-all against American Christian and Piedmont scores to make it Fyffe 7-6.
7:38 PM, Fyffe scores first against Piedmont: Leads 7-0 midway through second quarter.
Ramsay 7-0 over Pleasant Grove, Abbeville 24-7 over Leroy early in the second quarter.
7:30 PM, Scores: Abbeville 16, Leroy 7; Etowah 7, Gordo 0; both Pleasant Grove-Ramsay and Piedmont-Fyffe scoreless after a quarter; Linden 8, Brantley 0; Saraland 7, Spanish Fort 0.
7:22 PM, Faith Academy answers at St. Paul’s.
7:19 PM, More early highlights: Pinson Valley’s Mike Sharpe runs 92 yards for a TD to give the Indians a 13-0 lead over Mountain Brook with 4:33 left in the first quarter. Mars Hill Bible 12, Spring Garden 0; Abbeville 8, Leroy 7; American Christian 7, Handley 0.
7:10 PM, Early highlights: Mars Hill Bible 6-0 over Spring Garden, Pinson Valley 6-0 over Mountain Brook on a 56-yard fumble return.
7:06 PM, Delay in Montgomery: Montgomery Academy and Montgomery Catholic in lightning delay. Probably start time about 8.
6:42 PM, Prep football guru Ben Thomas is covering Faith Academy at St. Paul’s tonight.
6:29 PM, Rain could play a part in several games tonight: Here’s the scene at Legion Field… and in Florence.
TONIGHT’S SEMIFINAL SCHEDULE
All games scheduled to start at 7 p.m.
Brantley (13-0) at Linden (13-0)
Pickens County (10-3) at Berry (11-1)
Abbeville (11-1) at Leroy (11-1)
Spring Garden (12-1) at Mars Hill (11-2)
Montgomery Catholic (11-2) at Montgomery Academy (13-0)
Piedmont (12-1) at Fyffe (13-0)
Handley (11-1) at American Christian (13-0)
Gordo (12-1) at Etowah (10-2)
Faith Academy (12-1) at St. Paul’s Episcopal (13-0)
Pleasant Grove (10-2) at Ramsay (12-0), Legion Field
Saraland (11-2) at Spanish Fort (10-3)
Mountain Brook (12-1) at Pinson Valley (10-2)
SUPER 7 SCHEDULE
All games at Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa
Wednesday, Dec. 2
Class 7A Championship Game (Thompson vs. Auburn), 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 3
Class 3A Championship Game, 10 a.m.
Class 1A Championship Game, 2:45 p.m.
Class 5A Championship Game, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 4
Class 4A Championship Game, 10 a.m.
Class 2A Championship Game, 2:45 p.m.
Class 6A Championship Game, 7:30 p.m.
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