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1957 Sidney Lanier Poets


 1957    Sidney Lanier Poets
 Record: 8-0-1
 Head Coach: Bobby Wilson
 
 The 1957 Sidney Lanier Poets were chosen Class 3A State Champions by the Montgomery Advertiser
 


1957  Season
 Site   PF   Opponent   PA   W/L/T 
 20   Parrish Selma W
 12   Central Phenix City W
   Dothan W
   Valley W
 21   Ramsay W
    OPEN  
   Tuscaloosa T
   Murphy W
 40   Tallassee W
 14   Lee Montgomery 12 W
  
134 8-0-1 46
 Montgomery Advertiser 
 Final Poll                           
 Rank   Team   Record   Votes    
1       Sidney Lanier ()83.5 
2       Gadsden ()83.3 
3       Tuscaloosa ()82 
4       Phillips Birmingham ()80.9 
4       Walker ()80.9 
6       Ensley ()80.3 
7       Bessemer ()80.1 
8       Vigor ()80 
9       Lee Montgomery ()79.9 
10       Athens ()78.3 


1957 Sidney Lanier All-State Players
 Cliff RussellT 3A 1  Montgomery Advertiser
 Jimmy SharpeG 3A 1  Montgomery Advertiser
 Cliff RussellT 3A 1  Montgomery Advertiser
 Jimmy SharpeG 3A 1  Montgomery Advertiser
 Cliff RussellT 3A 1  Montgomery Advertiser
 Jimmy SharpeG 3A 1  Montgomery Advertiser
 Robert ParkerG 3A 2  Montgomery Advertiser
 Tommy SewellB 3A 2  Montgomery Advertiser
 SealeE 3A HM  Montgomery Advertiser
 BourneT 3A HM  Montgomery Advertiser
 JacksonT 3A HM  Montgomery Advertiser
 M. MooneyhamHB 3A HM  Montgomery Advertiser


1957 Sidney Lanier All-Star Players
 All Southern   
 Jim Sharpe G 3A  Montgomery Advertiser
 AHSAA-University of Alabama All-Star Game   
 Cliff Russell T 3A  Montgomery Advertiser
 Lineman of Year   
 Jimmy Sharpe G 3A  Montgomery Advertiser





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