The GHSA football playoffs reach their climax this weekend.
Ten teams across five classifications will play for state titles. Some of them are trying to cement dynasties, while others are just getting their first taste of glory.
And then there were 10. The state football semifinals are over and the field for the finals at the Georgia Dome next weekend is set. A notable upset occurred in Calhoun where the Yellow Jackets upset Class AA No. 1 Carver, Columbus.
If you’re playing football in December, you’ve probably had yourself a good season. And a multitude of metro Atlanta programs are still playing. For some, a trip this deep into the playoffs is the norm, for others, it’s a rare occasion.
Despite Mill Creek's loss at Colquitt County, Collins Hill and Grayson defeated Region 1 foes on the road tonight to give Gwinnett a 2-1 edge in the quarterfinals tonight over their South Georgia rivals. Brookwood also won, defeating Cobb County upstart Hillgrove 45-35.
In our latest list of the top 44 high school senior football players in Georgia, we’ve added Tyler Cierski from Mill Creek back into the fold as well as Tyler Hunter from Lowndes. To make room for the pair, Stephenson’s Jared Boyd and Spalding’s Chris Mayes were left off the list.
Hillgrove (10-2) went on the road to knock off Camden County (10-2) 28-26 in the second round of the Class 5A football playoffs. Time ran out on Camden County’s final drive before the Wildcats, a heavy favorite in the game, could attempt a potential game-winning field goal.