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For the first few weeks, last season's results will be used to "stabilize" the Wilson ratings and provide a meaningful starting point.
Quickly find: Region alignments for 2012-14 This week's scores 2013 Playoff brackets (PDF) Last year's final ratings
Quick look at the state's top 15 teams:
*=Class 2A 2=Class 3A 3=Class 4A #=Class 5A "=Class 6A W L - - 1 " Hoover 15 0 716 2 # Spanish Fort 15 0 709 3 " Auburn 13 2 685 4 " McGill-Toolen 12 2 679 5 2 Madison Academy 15 0 666 6 " Vestavia Hills 11 3 665 7 " Carver-Montg. 10 3 663 8 # Jackson 12 1 662 9 " Blount 9 2 657 # Muscle Shoals 13 2 657 11 " Bob Jones 11 2 655 12 # Saraland 12 2 654 13 " Smiths Station 10 3 653 14 " Oxford 9 3 650 " Fairhope 9 3 650 16 " Shades Valley 10 2 647
Last ratings update: Monday, 09-Dec-2013 08:12:09 EST.
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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, a few years ago Corey G. provided the Excel template used to create the playoff brackets, and his work continues to be appreciated, into 2013!
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