Guide: Alabama High School Playoffs

Some things to look for Friday night in the first round of the high school playoffs.

***If you want to see players already offered or committed to play for a Div-1 program or an in-state program in the 1A-4A region here's some you should see:

Aliceville (at Trinity Presbyterian)
Derrick Billups (6-3, 300) Defensive Tackle
Offers: Duke


Cherokee County
Desmond Brown (5-11, 185) Safety
Committed: Clemson
Gabriel Chambers (5-9, 165) Receiver
Committed: Arkansas State
Coty Blanchard (6-1, 180) Quarterback
Committed to: Mississippi State Baseball

Cordova
Ryan Smith (6-2, 210) Safety
Committed to: Kentucky

Deshler
Deion Belue (6-0, 165) Cornerback
Committed to: Alabama

Chris May (6-4, 270) Lineman
Committed to: South Alabama

Fairview (at Deshler)
Trett Hardman (6-4, 185) Quarterback
Committed to: Samford

Gaston
Demont Buice (6-2, 220) Running Back (injured)
Committed to: Clemson

Handley
Taylor Hunter (6-0, 210) Linebacker
Offers: Duke

Houston County (at Washington County)
Desmond Warren (6-1, 200) Quarterback
Committed to: UAB

Jacksonville (at Midfield)
Jake Smith (6-5, 305) Offensive Lineman
Offers: UAB

Lincoln (at Bibb County)
D.J. Howard (6-0, 190) Safety/Running Back
Committed to: Auburn


Linden
Justin Delaine (6-6, 235) Defensive End
Committed to Auburn


McKenzie
Emmanuel Johnson (5-11, 175) Athlete
Offers: Southern Miss

Midfield
Jamarious Crusoe (6-0, 180) Receiver
Offers: UAB

Oneonta (at Fayette County)
Judd Hunt (6-5, 235) Defensive End
Committed to: Middle Tennessee State
Nolen Smith (6-3, 190) Wide Receiver
Offers: Jacksonville State, Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech, Troy, UAB, Vanderbilt

Piedmont
Seth Reedy (6-3, 260) Lineman
Committed to: Southern Miss

Sweet Water
Johnny Lockett (5-11, 185) Running Back
Committed to: South Alabama

Thomasville (at Alabama Christian)
Jay Williams (6-4, 220) Punter
Committed to: Alabama


***If you want to see the youngest stars. Here are some good places to see players who may become big name recruits.

Steven Stewart, Junior (5-11, 185) Athlete, Sulligent at Tanner
Tank Hollingworth, Eighth Grade (5-8, 175) Running Back, Berry
Brandon Wells, Junior (6-4, 175) Quarterback, Calera
Kendarius Fritts, Junior (5-11, 185) Running Back, Linden
Mickey Jackson, Junior (6-1, 310) Nose Tackle, Piedmont
Chris Dukes, Junior (5-9, 185) Running Back, UMS Wright
Michael Lindsey, Sophomore (5-10, 160 pounds) Athlete, Elba
Larsen Real, Sophomore (5-10, 140) Kicker, Hoover
Andre Johnson, Junior (6-3, 205) Defensive Lineman, Alabama Christian
Montel Hale, Junior (5-9, 165) Running Back, North Jackson at Brooks
Demario Lanier, Freshman (6-1, 160) Wide Receiver, Gordo
Ryan Bullock, Junior (6-2, 170) Quarterback, Hackleburg


***Chance to see the whole State shocked

Hillcrest Tuscaloosa at Hoover


***Closest Games

1A
Victory Christian vs. Cedar Bluff

2A
St. Jude vs. Hale County
Fyffe vs. Lineville
Woodland vs. Westbrook Christian
Sulligent vs. Tanner

3A
Bayside Academy vs. Luverne
Glencoe vs. Sardis
Vinemont vs. Elkmont

4A
Thomasville vs. Alabama Christian
Saks vs. Calera
Lincoln vs. Bibb County
Oneonta vs. Fayette County
Oak Grove vs. Alexandria
Fairview vs. Deshler

5A
Gulf Shores vs. Tallassee
Spanish Fort vs. Eufaula
Valley vs. Vigor
Chilton County vs. Briarwood Christian
Demopolis vs. Shelby County
Fairfield vs. Springville
Athens vs. Boaz
Muscle Shoals vs. Fort Payne

6A
Murphy vs. Fairhope
Blount vs. McGill-Toolen
Enterprise vs. Wetumpka
Spain Park vs. Tuscaloosa County
Decatur vs. Oxford
Hewitt-Trussville vs. Bob Jones
Clay-Chalkville vs. Florence

Find a game near you and support Alabama High School Athletics.

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