People always say that without the sour, the sweet is never as sweet. Well, the folks at Cross Keys High School have had enough sour in their time that these last two weeks have been as sweet as it can get.
It was homecoming night at Centennial’s Fortress but the festivities took a bit of a hit after the Wolverines of West Forsyth took advantage of some early turnovers to lead 23-0 after the first quarter en route to a 43-7 victory.
Washington 35, Riverwood 21: Justin Taylor ran for 206 yards and a touchdown for visiting Washington (3-1) in its win over Riverwood (1-4). Quarterback Renard Battle ran and passed for a touchdown for the Bulldogs, and wide receiver Zack Witchett had two touchdowns as well.
West Forsyth travels to Centennial this week to get region play started in a newly realigned Region 6-AAAAA. The last team to win the region and still currently in the region is Roswell who won it in 2005. This region is wide open and newcomer West Forsyth looks to make an impact.
Having lost two games in a row and without star running back Ralph David Abernathy last Friday night, the Westminster Wildcats stepped up and earned their first Region 6-AA win of the season by defeating Greater Atlanta Christian 24-13.
The Kell Longhorns stayed on track last week and improved to 4-0 with a tough 20-13 win over East Paulding. Running back Brian Randolph carried the ball 17 times for a team-high 135 yards and two touchdowns to lead the ‘Horns.