Sidney Lanier Forfeits Seven games due to Ineligible Player

MONTGOMERY –Sidney Lanier High School has self-reported its football team played an ineligible player in violation of the AHSAA Academic Rule.
      An ineligible student participated in all seven Class 6A, Region 2 contests this season, including six games won by the school. As a result, Sidney Lanier’s football program will be fined and must forfeit all games won that the ineligible student participated in.
Those games include victories over non-region opponent Jeff Davis and Region 2 opponents Robert E. Lee High School, Valley High School, Park Crossing High School, Russell County High School and Carver High School. Therefore, Sidney Lanier’s season is 2-8 and Class 6A, Region 2 record is 0-7.
Therefore, the four qualifiers for the AHSAA Class 6A State Playoffs are now: Opelika (No. 1 seed); Robert E. Lee (No. 2 seed); Carver-Montgomery (No. 3 seed); and Eufaula (No. 4 seed).

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