Because of the big wins North Gwinnett and Camden County have produced over the last two weeks, the national media is starting to take notice. In the MaxPreps rankings, North Gwinnett is ranked No. 12 in America while Camden Co. is ranked No. 23.
Coming off of a successful 2009 season, Bob Sphire’s North Gwinnett Bulldogs entered 2010 facing a massive challenge. A ton of experience graduated after last year’s third-round playoff appearance, their second consecutive year making the quarterfinals.
Brookwood's A.J. Sims, Peachtree Ridge's Angelo Watley and Duluth's Xavier Walker enter the 44 in this week's rankings of the state's top seniors. Tyler Hunter of Lowndes fell out of the 44 ue to injury as did Marquis Roberts of McEachern and South Gwinnett's Edward Muldrow.
Friday night at Cantrell Stadium in Powder Springs was a night that won't soon be forgotten by anyone in attendance. Before the game featuring No. 2 Lowndes and No. 7 McEachern, the Indians football program retired the late Rajaan Bennett's No. 5 jersey in a touching ceremony.
Carver, Columbus 14, Buford 0: Another huge day from star running back Isaiah Crowell paced the Tigers, who ran for 184 yards on 20 carries. Among them was a 90-yard scamper two put the Tigers up two scores with 43 seconds left in the third quarter.