Time for Day 2 of the 2022 Super 7 from Jordan-Hare Stadium.
The Class 1A, 3A and 5A champs will be crowned on what looks like a beautiful day at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Play starts at 11 a.m. with the 3A title game between perennial champ Piedmont and newcomer St. James.
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Check back frequently today for updates and highlights from each game.
COMING UP: Class 3A: St. James (12-2) vs. Piedmont (12-2), 11 AM
10:56 AM, Championship history: Piedmont is looking for its second straight Class 3A state title and its sixth state title since 2009. St. James is in the title game for the first time. Rosters being introduced now as we close in on kicking off Day 2.
10:43 AM, Back Home: UMS-Wright coach Terry Curtis, an Auburn graduate, back on the Plains today. Curtis is now the AHSAA’s all-time winningest coach with 348 victories. He passed longtime Vestavia Hills coach Buddy Anderson this year. His team lost to Charles Henderson in the Class 5A quarterfinals.
10:35 AM, On the other side: St. James’ K.J. Jackson is one of the top junior recruits in the state. He has passed for 2,484 yards and 37 TDs with just 6 INTs. Should be a good QB battle today.
10:21 AM, Jack of all trades: Piedmont QB Jack Hayes enters today’s first game already holding multiple AHSAA records. Hayes is the career leader in passing yards (10,944), passing touchdowns (159), career offense (14,809) and TDs accounted for (219 — 154 passing, 58 rushing).
9:42 AM, First two champs: Auburn won the second girls flag football championship to open the Super 7 on Wednesday, but Thompson defeated the Tigers 49-24 later in the night to win the Class 7A state title. It was the fourth straight state title win for Mark Freeman’s Warriors.
SUPER 7 SCHEDULE
Class 3A: St. James (12-2) vs. Piedmont (12-2), 11 AM
Class 1A: Leroy (12-1) vs. Pickens County (11-3), 3 PM
Class 5A: Charles Henderson (12-1) vs. Ramsay (12-2), 7 PM
Class 4A: Cherokee County (12-2) vs. Andalusia (13-1), 11 AM
Class 2A: Fyffe (14-0) vs. B.B. Comer (12-2), 3 PM
Class 6A: Mountain Brook (12-2) vs. Saraland (13-1), 7 PM
Girls flag: Auburn 26, Oxford 6
Class 7A: Thompson 49, Auburn 24
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