The Georgia Sportswriters Association Prep Football Poll of the 2013 season with first-place votes in parentheses, total points and last week's rank at right:
The Buford Lady Wolves improved to 8-0 on the season with an 8-0 win behind Tessa Daniels' one-hitter against Allatoona on Monday in Buford.
It's no secret that Buford and North Hall are the teams to beat in Region 7-AAA this season.
The East Hall volleyball team's school-record 14-game winning streak came to end after losing three of four matches a play date Saturday at Lumpkin County High in Dahlonega.
It was the pitchers who led Jefferson in a pair of 15-0 wins in two games against Greene County on Friday in Greensboro.
The football teams at Johnson and West Hall need no introduction. The two teams know plenty about one another. And tonight, the two neighboring schools will renew one of Hall County's most fiery rivalries.
Kelsi Jones notched 39 kills for West Hall in their first win of the season against Athens Christian (25-20, 25-17) and a three-set loss to Gilmer (20-25, 25-20, 25-21) on Thursday.
Jordan Deep went 2 for 2 with a double, two RBIs and a run scored for Buford in a 9-0 win against Marist on Wednesday in Atlanta.
Kara England earned the win pitching for Gainesville with three strikeouts in an 11-3 win against Clarke Central on Tuesday in Athens.
Gainesville High's Michael Gettys has done everything humanly possible to help himself in the eyes of those evaluating MLB prospects.
Tessa Daniels pitched a complete game and allowed two runs for Buford in an 8-3 win against Brookwood in the Hawk/Bulldog Invitational on Saturday in Suwanee.
Flowery Branch opens the cross country season with both of its teams ranked in the top five of the Class AAAAA poll. With the early season expectations comes the pressure to perform for Falcon runners.
Gainesville quarterback Deshaun Watson showed in Friday's scrimmage against Grayson he hasn't lost a step since steering the team to a state title run in 2012.
Bethany Whitenton recorded 16 service points and four aces to lead Gainesville to a pair of wins in straight sets against Madison County (25-15, 25-21) and East Jackson (25-13, 25-8) on Friday in Danielsville.
If there was anything Chestatee could take away from its scrimmage against East Hall on Thursday, it was its ability to get downfield fast.
Avery Cagle poured in 31 points for Riverside Military in a 65-27 victory over Atlanta International on Saturday in Atlanta. C.J. Howarded added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles (3-1). Riverside hosts Towns County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.
James Hodges recorded his third-straight double-double for Johnson with 32 points and 10 rebounds in a 65-51 win against Lanier on Friday in Oakwood.
Although the 2013 sports season hasn't yet drawn to a close, the Georgia High School Association's recent reclassification and region alignment procedures already have schools making plans for Fall 2014 and beyond.
Two local regions are scheduled to undergo dramatic shakeups, while several others will experience more subtle changes in the latest Georgia High School Association realignment.
The Jefferson boys basketball team is preparing for its move to Class AAA next year with a simple strategy: Play Class AAA teams now.
Paisley Lee tallied 12 points for the Gainesville girls in a 57-19 win against Apalachee on Tuesday in Winder.
Sydney Cleveland tallied 28 points for North Hall in a 73-41 win against Lakeview Academy on Monday in Gainesville.
David Sokol led South Forsyth's boys basketball team to its fair share of signature wins during a successful seven-year stint as the War Eagles' coach.
Jordan Stubblefield scored 19 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead the Chestatee boys basketball team to a 73-64 win over Franklin County and its first victory of the year at a tournament Saturday in Jefferson.
Lucas Pain scored a game-high 21 points and Cameron Millholland added 11 as the Dawson County boys played stingy defense, limiting Social Circle to just five first-half points to earn a 52-32 win on Tuesday night at the Walnut Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Kayla Watson notched 18 points to lead Chestatee to a 53-39 win against Jefferson in Tabo's Tip-Off Tournament on Tuesday in Jefferson.
Fresh off a region championship and with all but one starter back, expectations are skyrocketing for the Johnson boys basketball team in the 2013-2014 season.
Jensen Hall and Maia Booker each tallied 12 points to lead West Hall's girls basketball team to a 46-34 win against Hart County in the White County Tip-Off Tournament on Monday in Cleveland.
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