The High School football regular season came to a close in West Alabama, but several area teams qualified for the AHSAA playoffs which start next Friday. Here's a look at this week's final regular season scoreboard:

In private school playoff action, Russell Christian beat Tuscaloosa Christian in Cottondale 30-22 in a heartbreaker. The Warriors had an outstanding season and after the game quarterback Luke Jones and linebacker Jaeden Yeager were named the state's top offensive and defensive players. Hats off!

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Tuscaloosa Academy remained on a roll with a bench-clearing, clock-running 39-16 win at Holt. The Knights host Red Bay next week.

Tuscaloosa County ended its season 5-5 with a home win over Brookwood 4214.

Sipsey Valley handled Northside at home 49-14 to prepare for a playoff run.

Demopolis, coached by former Fayette and Alabama quarterback Lance Tucker, beat Paul Bryant at home 43-21 as the Tigers readied for the postseason.

South Lamar shut out Brilliant 56-0.

Fayetteville blanked Holy Spirit 47-0.

Fayette County prepared for the playoffs with a big win over Hamilton 51-33.

Southern Academy got a playoff win at home over South Choctaw 36-22.

Northridge traveled to Bayou LaBatre for a 21-18 win at Alma Bryant.

Two Pickens County teams won Thursday night and will get an extra day of rest prior to the postseason.

Gordo crushed Hale County58-26 behind Ethan Wilder's three scores.

Pickens County topped Marion County 34-15.

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