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Benjamin Russell Football Team History


Benjamin Russell Wildcats
Benjamin Russell High School

225 Heard Blvd. Alexander City, AL 35010
Stadium: Martin-Savarese Stadium
Colors: Maroon & White
Coach: Phil Lazenby
Region: 6A-R10
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1922  <-- 1998 <- 1999 -> 2000 --> 2020

1999 Season Highlights
 Phil Lazenby enters his 3rd season as Head Coach at Benjamin Russell.
 The Wildcats won the Class 6A Region 10 Championship.
 
1999 Season
 Date   Opponent  Score   
 Fri., Aug. 27  vs. Parker    26   7   W       
 Fri., Sep. 3  @ Central Phenix City    13   14   L       
 Fri., Sep. 10  @ Lee Montgomery    13   6   W       
 Fri., Sep. 17  vs. Enterprise    24   14   W       
 Fri., Sep. 24  vs. Smiths Station    17   14   W       
 Fri., Oct. 1  vs. Opelika    21   24   L       
 Fri., Oct. 8  @ Auburn    21   16   W       
 Fri., Oct. 15   Jeff Davis    21   0   W       
 Fri., Oct. 22  @ Pell City   *  28   7   W       
 Fri., Oct. 29  vs. Oxford   *  24   0   W       
 Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 5  vs. Homewood    23   13   W       1st Round Playoffs 
 Fri., Nov. 12  @ Pelham    6   38   L       2nd Round Playoffs 
 
1999 Season Totals
  Record9-3
  Points Scored237
  Scoring Average19.8
  Points Allowed153
  Defense Average12.8
  Opponents Record73-56
  Region Record2-0
  Home Record5-1
  Away Record3-2
1999 Class 6A Rankings
 Date   Week   Rank   Record   Votes   Source 
10/14/19997 7(5-2) ASWA
10/21/19998 7(6-2) ASWA
10/28/19999 7(7-2) ASWA
10/7/19996 9(4-2) ASWA
11/4/1999Final 7(8-2) ASWA
9/23/19994 9(3-1) ASWA
9/30/19995 6(4-1) ASWA
  
1999 Class 6A Region 10 Standings
  Regular Season   Playoffs   Region/Area Record 
 Team  W/L/T  PF   PA  W/L/T PF   PA  W/L/T  PF  PA   Coach 
Benjamin Russell 9-32371531-129512-0527  Phil Lazenby
Oxford 6-42291500-17331-12630  Tim Britt
Pell City 3-71312010-21354  Matt Griffith

1999 Player Awards
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Award   Team   Source 
 Rhett McCreight DE Sr.6-4320 AL-MS Game  

1999 All State Players
 Player   Position   Class   Ht.   Wt.   Team   Source 
 Ashley ChadhaOL Sr. HM  BN
 Ashley ChadhaOL Sr. HM  ASWA
 Rhett McCreightDL So. HM  BN



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