In this week's high school football poll by the Associated Press released on Tuesday, North Hall (1-0) is ranked No. 7 in Class AAA.
Earning a black jersey in practice for West Hall's defensive players is a huge accomplishment.
FLOWERY BRANCH - Last season Flowery Branch was well known for its high-powered offense, always able to take on opponents in a shootout.
Tyler Harney rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns to lead North Georgia Christian to a 43-22 win over Ballard Christian in Alabama.
Franklin County defeated Commerce 31-28 on Friday in Carnesville.
Cherokee, N.C., defeated Towns County 39-20 on Friday night in Hiawassee.
Gilmer took a 21-0 lead into the locker room at halftime and defeated Dawson County 35-0 Friday in Dawsonville.
With two defensive touchdowns in the first quarter, Lumpkin County High took an early lead over Union County and cruised to victory in Blairsville, 37-14.
In an ugly game in which East Hall and Johnson combined for 12 fumbles - six lost - it was the dazzling play of Vikings running back and return specialist Jamond Witt that made everything pretty for his team in the end as the Vikings hung on for a 28-21 win Friday night a East Hall Stadium.
North Hall's football program has a quarterback who can throw, receivers who can get open to catch it, and Trojans coach Bob Christmas isn't afraid to let them loose.
What started out as a bad night for Brandon Fuqua ended fantastic.
CLEVELAND - There's something about White County that brings the tricks out of Gainesville.
Banks County defeated Riverside Military Academy 18-3 on Friday at Maginnis Field in Gainesville.
JEFFERSON - Jackson County senior fullback Austin McDonald, who became the hero last week with the game-winning touchdown in a weather-shortened contest, came through again Friday for the Panthers, helping them to a 21-3 win over Walnut Grove at Panther Stadium.
COLUMBUS - No. 2 Carver's Isaiah Crowell rushed for 190 yards and a touchdown and the Carver defense cracked down on No. 1 Buford on Friday as the new kid in Class AA knocked off its reigning king with a 14-0 victory at A.J. McClung Memorial Stadium.