2019 Football Preview: Auburn Hills Avondale

2018 Record: 7-3

By: C & G Sports Staff | C&G Newspapers | Published July 30, 2019

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vs. Troy High (2-7) — 7 p.m. Aug. 29
Last season, Avondale snapped a three-game losing streak against Troy with a 28-13 victory. Troy has qualified for the playoffs just four times in the past 19 seasons.

vs. Detroit Renaissance (5-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
The programs have not previously played against each other. Since its inaugural season in 1995, Renaissance has qualified for the playoffs 12 times, last accomplishing that feat in 2014.

vs. Pontiac High (1-8) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
With a 67-0 win last year, the Yellow Jackets gave Pontiac its most lopsided loss of the season. Pontiac gave up 45 or more points seven times last year.

at Royal Oak High (5-4) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20
Since Royal Oak’s inaugural season in 2006, Avondale has won each of the five games played between the programs, including a 34-12 victory last year. Royal Oak has qualified for the playoffs twice, including its last postseason appearance in 2017.

vs. North Farmington (3-6) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
The Yellow Jackets have outscored North Farmington 91-3 in the last two games played between the programs. After its 44-3 win last season, Avondale is 5-2 all-time against North Farmington.

vs. Farmington High (8-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
Farmington beat the Yellow Jackets 28-14 last year. The Falcons won each of their first five games last season.

at Ferndale High (7-3) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
When the programs played last year, the Eagles came away with a 39-12 victory. Last season, Ferndale held its opponents to 10 points or less six times and qualified for the playoffs for the third consecutive year.

at Berkley High (2-7) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
Last season, the Yellow Jackets snapped a three-game losing streak against Berkley with a 53-0 victory. After having qualified for the postseason in three consecutive years, the Bears have not made the playoffs in each of the last two seasons.

vs. Birmingham Seaholm (7-3) — 7 p.m. Oct. 25
When the programs last played in 2013, Seaholm came away with a 56-28 win. The Maples scored over 40 points six times last season.

Schedule provided by mhsaa.com and historical data provided by michigan-football.com.

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