Here are the completed PDF playoff brackets. Thanks for another great season, everyone!
The look and feel of the site will be overhauled at the end of the season.
A few of those elements are already in place. Stay tuned for a much more
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Quickly find: Region alignments for 2016-18 Weekly schedules and scores 2016 playoff brackets (PDF) Last year's final ratings
Quick look at the state's top 20 teams:
(Ratings are very unstable in the first 3-4 weeks)
W L - - 1 7A Hoover 11 3 758 2 7A Thompson 12 1 748 3 6A Pinson Valley 15 0 739 4 7A McGill-Toolen 13 1 725 5 7A Cntrl-Phx City 11 1 717 6 7A Hewitt-Trussville 11 1 707 7 6A Austin 12 1 697 8 7A Auburn 10 2 690 9 6A Clay-Chalkville 11 3 685 10 7A Mountain Brook 8 4 684 11 6A Wetumpka 13 2 683 12 6A Spanish Fort 11 2 680 13 5A St. Paul's 14 1 676 14 6A Oxford 12 1 674 15 6A Park Crossing 10 2 670 16 7A Lee-Montgomery 7 4 664 17 7A Spain Park 6 5 663 6A Homewood 10 2 663 19 7A Fairhope 8 3 661 7A Bob Jones 7 4 661
Last ratings update: Sunday, 10-Dec-2017 10:51:01 EST.
A PIQ (Particularly Important Question): "How are forfeits accounted for in the ratings?"
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You may browse the results for previous years by clicking here (links are near the bottom).
The high school ratings pages have been visited times since 8/1/2003. Questions or comments should be addressed to . Additional ratings (NCAA, etc.) can be found at the front page.
Disclaimer: The computer ratings shown here are in no way sponsored by or officially sanctioned by the Alabama High School Athletic Association. You may visit the AHSAA's web site by clicking here.
Special Credits: Many thanks to David Wilson and John Wobus, creators of these two fine rating systems. Many thanks to Greg Brewer, Alan Mitchell, and Alaine Davis of the AHSAA for their years of dialogue about high school sports and this site. Also, several years ago Corey G. provided the Excel template used to create the playoff brackets, and his work continues to be appreciated, into 2017!
Score Contributors: I am greatly indebted to many fine folks for helping me dig for those obscure, impossible-to-find scores: Jake B., Zack M., Josh R., Jeremy W., Rodney B., and many others.
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