High school football playoffs begin Friday for some local schools

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The high school football playoffs begin this week for some local schools like Huntsville High School. (Huntsville High School via Facebook)

Well, believe it or not, the regular season is over for high school football teams, which means only a select few teams get to continue the 2022 season as the high school football playoffs begin this week.

A handful of Huntsville area schools made the AHSAA playoffs, and some even have home games this week in the first round. Here’s what the playoff picture looks like for our local schools:

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Class 7A Playoffs

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Bob Jones plays top-ranked Hoover in the first round of the playoffs. (Bob Jones High School via Facebook)

The state’s highest classification includes several Huntsville-area schools, but only two of those schools made the playoffs this year. Huntsville High School and Bob Jones High School each have their work cut out for them Friday night, as Bob Jones plays top-ranked Hoover High School and Huntsville plays defending state champions Thompson High School.

Here’s the Class 7A playoff schedule for the first round:

  • Dothan at Foley
  • Fairhope at Auburn
  • Mary Montgomery at Central-Phenix City
  • Enterprise at Baker
  • Bob Jones at Hoover
  • Hewitt-Trussville at Florence
  • Vestavia Hills at Austin
  • Huntsville at Thompson

Class 6A Playoffs

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Hazel Green plays Muscle Shoals in the ^A football playoffs Friday. (Hazel Green High School Football via Twitter)

The Class 6A playoffs include one Madison County school, as Hazel Green High School will play Muscle Shoals in a North Alabama clash. Here’s the 6A playoff schedule for Round 1:

  • Calera at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa
  • Wetumpka at Saraland
  • McAdory at Homewood
  • Spanish Fort at Pike Road
  • St. Paul’s at Carver-Montgomery
  • Northridge at Pelham
  • Sidney Lanier at Theodore
  • Benjamin Russell at Hueytown
  • Cullman at Gadsden City
  • Pinson Valley at Mountain Brook
  • Buckhorn at Hartselle
  • Jackson-Olin at Center Point
  • Parker at Clay-Chalkville
  • Hazel Green at Muscle Shoals
  • Oxford at Gardendale
  • Decatur at Fort Payne

Class 5A Playoffs

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Arab is one of the schools in the area that made the 5A playoffs. (Arab High School via Facebook)

Although no Madison County schools made the 5A playoffs, some schools nearby will look to keep their seasons alive in the first round of the playoff Friday:

  • Holtville at Central-Clay County
  • Carroll at Gulf Shores
  • Elmore County at Demopolis
  • Faith Academy at Eufaula
  • Williamson at Charles Henderson
  • Tallassee at Selma
  • Headland at UMS-Wright
  • Marbury at Beauregard
  • Boaz at Russellville
  • Alexandria at Pleasant Grove
  • East Limestone at Arab
  • Jasper at Moody
  • Fairfield at Leeds
  • Brewer at Scottsboro
  • Southside-Gadsden at Ramsay
  • Guntersville at Fairview

Class 4A Playoffs

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Randolph has a first round home game against Rogers this Friday. (Randolph School via Facebook)

Two local teams will play in the Class 4A playoffs, with Randolph hostong a first round game against Rogers. Madison County will go to Deshler for their first round game. Here’s the Class 4A playoff schedule:

  • Montgomery Academy at T.R. Miller
  • West Blocton at Handley
  • Central-Florence at Priceville
  • Oneonta at Haleyville
  • Madison County at Deshler
  • Northside at Etowah
  • Corner at Cherokee County
  • Westminster Christian at West Morgan
  • Good Hope at Dora
  • Rogers at Randolph
  • Sipsey Valley at Anniston
  • Booker T. Washington at Orange Beach
  • Munford at American Christian
  • Jackson at Andalusia
  • Bayside Academy at Montgomery Catholic
  • Jacksonville at Bibb County

Class 3A Playoffs

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Madison Academy hosts Phil Cambell in the Class 3A playoffs Friday. (Madison Academy via Facebook)

In Class 3A, Madison Academy will host its first round game against Phil Campbell. Here is the Class 3A playoff match-up picture:

  • Southside-Selma at Dadeville
  • Straughn at Thomasville
  • Walter Wellborn at St. James
  • W.S. Neal at Opp
  • Mobile Christian at Houston Academy
  • Saks at Trinity Presbyterian
  • Pike County at Excel
  • Alabama Christian at Randolph County
  • Danville at Mars Hill Bible
  • Geraldine at Winfield
  • Phil Campbell at Madison Academy
  • Fayette County at Sylvania
  • Oakman at Piedmont
  • Colbert County at J.B. Pennington
  • Ohatchee at Gordo
  • Vinemont at Lauderdale County

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Michael Seale
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