FLOWERY BRANCH - The top two offenses in Region 8-AAAA meet Friday night at Falcon Field, averaging 90 points per game combined between the two high-flying attacks.
Georgia Prep Football Poll The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: Class AAAAA Record Pts Prv 1. McEachern (5) 5-0 95 1 2. Camden County (5) 5-0 93 2 3. Grayson 6-0 81 3 4. Stephenson 5-0 ...
Commerce routed Athens Christian 41-0 on Friday night at Commerce. Quay Little had nine carries for 115 yards as the Tigers totaled 480 yards of offense. Commerce quarterback Cody Streetmon was 5 of 7 passing for 60 yards and a touchdown. He also scored on the ground twice, with 4- and 5-yard touchdown runs. Trey Grier had two rushing touchdowns on runs of 11 and 1 yards for the Tigers. Commerce (2-3, Region 8-A) plays ...
West Hall won its first game of the season Friday, and in the opening week of subregion play, it couldn't have come at a better time for the Spartans.
It was a night of explosive plays for the Riverside Military Academy Eagles, as they topped Social Circle 21-0 for their first victory of the season. Collin Pettell threw two touchdown passes and the Eagles (1-5) held on for the shutout despite being outgained by the Redskins. The fireworks started in the first quarter when a low snap to the punter gave the Eagles the ball at the Social Circle 25-yard line. Riverside found ...
OAKWOOD - Gainesville High's offense doesn't like to waste time when it gets the ball. There's no reason to leave things to chance considering the number of weapons that Red Elephants sophomore quarterback Deshaun Watson has to throw to on the perimeter.
DAHLONEGA - The momentum was all on White County's side. Lumpkin County, which had lost five straight to its region rivals, was facing third-and-30 from its own 16 yard-line in a 7-7 game late in the third quarter. Enter Ian McIntosh. McIntosh took a handoff on a sweep, picked up two key blocks from Freddie Beamon and Kelvin Williams and cut back across the field for a game-changing 84-yard touchdown. The Indians (4-1, 1-0 8-AAA ...
West Hall recorded its first win of the season, beating Walnut Grove 38-9 on Friday night in Loganville.
JEFFERSON - Penalities and turnovers plagued the subregion opener for Jefferson and North Oconee on Friday night, so it came down to who could capitalize.
No. 1-ranked Buford rolled to a 59-13 win over Decatur on Friday. The Wolves (7-0) held a 52-0 lead at the half with only 158 yards of offense but scored in every facet of the game. Cameron Gazaway picked up a punt and ran it into the end zone for Buford. On special teams, Thomas Wilson had a 55-yard punt return for a score. Buford kicker David Petroni hit his first field goal of ...
Leading 14-0 but backed up deep in its own territory late in the first quarter, North Hall made a big stop on fourth down inside the 10-yard line to take the ball away on downs from visiting Chestatee.
The game plan for East Hall on Friday night was simple: Keep the Rabun County offense off the field.
Towns County posted its first victory of the season Friday, beating North Cobb Christian 33-6 in Hiawassee.
Raider quarterback Kevin Ellison rushed 15 times for 236 yards and three touchdowns to lead Habersham Central to a 54-10 home win Friday night over Winder-Barrow.
Gainesville at Johnson When: 7:30 tonight Where: Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium, Oakwood Radio: 1240-AM Coaches: Gainesville, Bruce Miller; Johnson, Paul Friel Records: Gainesville (3-1, 0-0 8-AAA South), Johnson (0-4, 0-0) Key players: Gainesville, QB Deshaun Watson (6-2, 185 So.), DB Joseph Haley (5-10, 185 Sr.), WR Justin Cantrell (6-2, 177 Jr.). Johnson, TE/LB Jose ...
Fellowship Christian defeated Lakeview Academy 41-14 on Friday night in Roswell.
Jackson County's late comeback attempt fell short Friday night in a 26-21 loss to Winder-Barrow.
For Flowery Branch, tonight's game at second-ranked Northside-Warner Robins is more than a season opener.
For all the eye-popping statistics that Deshaun Watson posted during his record-setting 2012 season, the categories where he avoided large numbers may have been just as important to Gainesville's state championship run.
Chattooga at East Hall
Antonio Pittman's role as a West Hall Spartan has been increasing ever since he first stepped onto the field in Oakwood.
Dawson County struck big in crucial situations to open the season Friday against East Hall in Gainesville. Leading by a small margin with five minutes left to play, Tigers (1-0, 1-0 Region 7-AAA) quarterback Zack Buchan hit running back Cody Lamar in the open field on a third-and-long at the 30 and ran 70 yards for the score, propelling Dawson County to a 29-27 win.
Andrew Smith and Brannon Dyer were the catalysts for the North Hall offense in a 42-31 scrimmage win against Salem (Va.) on Friday in Virginia.
OAKWOOD - This year, the Battle of Oakwood went to the Spartans of West Hall.
Dawson County at East Hall