The Alabama Independent Schools Association gave it's member teams an option this year. Schools could schedule an 11th game, that would count during the regular season.
Several teams across the state took advantage of the extra date, including Ashford Academy. The Falcons play their season opener on Friday, visiting Meadowview Christian in Selma.
More teams kicked off the season on Thursday night. Opening night scores are listed below.
Edgewood Academy 55, East Memorial Christian Academy 14
Hooper Academy 33, Lowndes Academy 7
Prattville Christian Academy 21, Autauga Academy 14