Avonte Gober led Lakeview Academy with three touchdowns in the Lions' first victory of the season, a 42-0 win over Cross Keys on Friday at Jock Hornor Field in Gainesville.
Madison County defeated Lumpkin County 28-21 on Friday in Danielsville. Timmy Summersett opened scoring on a 1-yard touchdown run for the Indians. Lumpkin County (1-5, 1-2 Region 8-AAAA) quarterback Daniel McCrary added a score on a pass to Johnathan Gilreath in the second quarter before scoring on a 4-yard run of his own in the third. The Indians visit Eastside next Friday in Covington.
JEFFERSON - Jefferson backup quarterback T.J. Skelton had just four days to prepare for his first start of the 2013 season Friday.
BUFORD - Buford's 42-6 win against White County was marked with efficiency in all phases of the game Friday.
North Hall stayed unbeaten Friday night with a one-sided 62-7 win over Fannin County in Blue Ridge.
Since Union County coach Brian Allison returned for his second stint at the school in 2008, the Panthers have flirted with the playoffs multiple times only to have the door to the postseason slammed in their faces.
It didn't take long for Deshaun Watson and the Gainesville Red Elephants to find their groove on Friday night.
Commerce fell to Prince Avenue Christian 28-13 on Friday in Commerce. Caleb Brooks tallied both scores for the Tigers Brooks had a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter for Commerce (4-3, 2-1 Region 8-A) and found J'Varius Wood on a 37-yard pass in the fourth quarter. Chance McClure finished with 158 yards on 30 carries for the Tigers. Commerce visits Athens Academy next Friday in Athens.
Meadowcreek secured its first win since 2008 on Friday in Norcross, beating Habersham Central 21-14.
Last Friday, turnovers put the Johnson Knights in a huge hole that they couldn't overcome against Chestatee.
Rabun County at Jefferson When: 7:30 tonight Where: Memorial Stadium, Jefferson Coaches: Rabun County, Lee Shaw; Jefferson, Ben Hall Records: Rabun County (5-0, 2-0 Region 8-AA); Jefferson (3-2, 1-1) Key Players: Rabun County, WR/DB Charlie Woerner (6-4, 205 So.); QB Wes Holcombe (6-0, 200 Sr.); WR/DB Alden Wright (6-3, 195 So.). Jefferson, QB Evan Shirreffs (6-3, 195 Jr.); RB Tristen Jackson (5-8, 190 Sr.); DL Tyler Bowen (5-10, 220 Sr.). Outlook: One of the marquee ...
In the big picture, Riverside Military's game against Union County tonight probably won't go down as a make-or-break moment in the eyes of coach Gary Downs.
Class AAAAAA School Points Last week 1. North Gwinnett (19) (5-0) 190 1 2. McEachern (6-0) 170 2 3. Colquitt County (5-1) 151 3 4. Lovejoy (5-1) ...
Deshaun Watson has captivated the Georgia high school football community through incredible performances that have made him the state's all-time passing leader.
After a few bumps in the road, Flowery Branch appears to be back at full strength. The Falcons started the season 0-2 with tough losses to Northside-Warner Robins and West Forsyth. They've played a month of perfect football since then, rattling off four straight wins to quickly get back over .500 and in position to once again compete for a Region 8-AAAAA title. In those wins, Flowery Branch (4-2, 4-0) has outscored opponents 128-41, most ...
White County's Bill Ballard earned his 100th win as a head coach on Friday in Cleveland as the Warriors beat Habersham Central 35-14 in the teams' season openers.
DAWSONVILLE - Dawson County racked up 501 yards of total offense in a 27-13 win over visiting Lumpkin County on Friday night.
Robert Prunier returned a kickoff for a touchdown to lead Union County in a 41-14 win over Towns County on Friday in Blairsville.
East Jackson defeated Banks County 14-10 in the team's season openers Friday in Commerce.
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