Sumter Central High School was fined a combined $1,700, the highest total in West Alabama; Paul W. Bryant was fined $1,450 and Northridge was fined $1,150, according to a list of schools receiving fines and ejections released by the Alabama High School Athletic Association for the 2017-18 school year.

A total of 28 West Alabama high schools received fines. The AHSAA doled out just over $174,000 in fines statewide.

Sumter Central was fined $500 for exceeding the contest limitation rule in basketball. The Jaguars were fined $600 for the boys and girls track coaches not attending a rules clinic, $250 for a summer practice rule violation in football, $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in baseball.

Paul W. Bryant received $600 in fines, for one coach and one player, for second caution ejection in soccer. The school was fined $300 for a wide receivers coach not attending a rules clinic, $300 for a softball coach not attending a rules clinic, and fined $250 in football for an ineligible student.

Northridge had five unsportsmanlike conduct player ejections in baseball, all listed on the same date, for a total of $500. It received a $300 fine for the boys soccer coach not attending a rules clinic, $250 for a summer practice rule violation in track and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in basketball.

Central, Demopolis, and Lamar County were each fined a combined $850. Central was fined $250 for an ineligible student in football and $250 for an ineligible student in basketball. Central was fined $250 for coaching outside of the school year in track and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football.

Demopolis was fined $500 for failure to complete contest in football, dated May 21, fined $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in soccer.

Lamar County was fined $300 for a levels of competition violation and $250 for a school audit, and fined $200 for two players leaving the bench violation ejections in basketball and a $100 unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football.

Holy Spirit, Fayette County and Pickens County were fined a total of $650. Holy Spirit received a $300 fine for softball coach not attending a rules clinic, $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football. Fayette County received a $300 fine for an unsportsmanlike conduct coach ejection in basketball, $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football. Pickens County was fined $250 for a school audit and $400 combined for academic rules.

Bibb County and Gordo were fined a combined $550 and Brookwood was fined $500. Bibb County was fined $300 for softball coach not attending a rules clinic and $250 for a school audit. Gordo was fined $250 for a school audit, $200 for two players leaving the bench violation ejections in basketball and a $100 unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in basketball. Brookwood was fined $300 for an unsportsmanlike conduct coach ejection in basketball, an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in baseball and an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football.

Greene County, Hale County and West Blocton were fined a total of $450. Greene County was fined $250 for a school audit and $200 for two unsportsmanlike conduct player ejections in football. Hale County was fined $350 for an ineligible student in football and $100 for unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football. West Blocton was fined $250 for a school audit, $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in baseball.

Aliceville, Linden, South Lamar, and Sulligent were fined a combined $350. Aliceville was fined $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football. Linden was fined $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football. South Lamar was fined $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in baseball. Sulligent was fined $250 for a school audit and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football.

Hillcrest was fined $300 for an unsportsmanlike conduct coach ejection in baseball.

Both Francis Marion and Greensboro were fined $250 for a school audit.

Holt, Northside, Tuscaloosa County, and Winfield were fined a total of $200. Holt was fined $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football and $100 for a second caution ejection in soccer. Northside was fined $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in basketball. TCHS was fined $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct ejection in football and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in basketball. Winfield was fined $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in football and $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in baseball.

American Christian Academy was fined $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in basketball and Sipsey Valley was fined $100 for an unsportsmanlike conduct player ejection in soccer.

Seventy-five high schools will be honored at the AHSAA Summer Conference Sportsmanship Luncheon next week for having no fines, ejections, or no more than one school audit fine dealing with non-sportsmanship items.

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