From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE –Hewitt-Trussville High School ranks as the No. 2 high school in Alabama for athletes, according to the Niche.com website.
The ranking is is based on a number of factors, including student and parent surveys which accounts for 55 percent of the score.
The Huskies have indeed made a lot of noise athletically and academically in the last several years.
The same website ranks HTHS as the 23rd best public high school out of 357 in the state and the 28th best college prep high school out of 349.
On the athletic front, the Huskies baseball program has played for two state championships in the last five years under head coach Jeff Mauldin. The 2013 season, Mauldin’s first, produced a 2nd place runner-up finish while the 2016 team claimed the state championship over Auburn High School.
The football Huskies just completed their second consecutive perfect regular season under Josh Floyd and the Lady Huskies basketball team, led by head coach Tonya Hunter, is currently ranked No. 4 in the state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.
Coach David Dobbs has built a perennial top ranked track program for indoor,outdoor, and cross country.
The award winning cheerleading program has frequently placed highly in national competitions.
Bob Jones was the topped rank high school for athletes in Alabama. Following Hewitt-Trussville were Saraland, Oxford, Mountain Brook, Ft. Payne, Homewood, Brantley, Hoover, Wetumpka, and Tanner.