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The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Kell at Hiram The No. 5 Longhorns have had many storylines written about them in the first five weeks of the season, while No. 6 Hiram has compiled the same 4-0 overall record. The two Region 5-AAAA programs will meet Friday in Hornets Stadium for one of the better games in the classification thus far in 2010.

A Breakdown of the GPB Game of the Week: West Forsyth at Centennial

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.

RDA-less Westminster beats GAC to open region play; Blessed Trinity scores major cross country win

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.

Kell rolls into region play with win over E. Paulding; Indians win again

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.

Marist kicker remained calm, confident prior to mammoth game-winning kick

In the third quarter of Marist’s crucial region matchup against Southwest DeKalb, head coach Alan Chadwick saw that one of his most reliable players didn’t have his head in the game. That player was kicker Austin Hardin, who had been 5-for-5 on field goals for the year, but had missed his first two during the pivotal Region 6, Class 4A matchup.

The Score 44 Presented by Sonic

Demarco Robinson, a wide receiver at ML King, was named the Touchdown Club of Atlanta's Back of the Week today at the club's weekly meeting. He had 18 catches for 456 yards and seven touchdowns through three games (prior to last weekend). Thusly, we have moved Demarco into the Score 44. Joining Demarcus in this week's 44 is Quartterrio Morgan of Mt. Zion (Jonesboro).

GPB/AJC Top 10 Rankings

In this week's top 10 by Todd Holcomb and the Georgia High School Football Daily, Class AAAA saw the most movement while the two smallest classes saw only one change each.

Friday Night Summaries

Dalton ended Allatoona's impressive winning streak, while Kell kept their streak alive. Pebble brook, McEachern and South Cobb each won ...

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Surprising Allatoona travels to face perennial power Dalton; tradition-rich Valdosta hosts the Pirates of Brunswick; Laney and Jefferson County square off in a key Region 3-AA matchup; Jefferson and Hart County meet for the first time ever; Region 4A gets hot and heavy with Hawkinsville travelling to Marion County; East Paulding faces streaking Kell; Perennial Class A powers Bremen and Darlington clash in an important duel; West Georgia power LaGrange hosts ultra-talented Carver; Cairo and Thomas County Central re-ignite a traditional South Georgia rivalry.

The GPB and 790 the Zone Games of the Week

The GPB Game of the Week: Marist at SW DeKalb For the second year in a row, these Region 6-AAAA rivals will square off at DeKalb’s Hallford Stadium, where the Panthers generally play their home games. Alan Chadwick’s No. 8 War Eagles are coming off a tough 31-24 double-overtime loss to rival Tucker. In the season opener the previous week, Marist defeated Douglass 48-12. Southwest DeKalb also has a loss to No. 4 Tucker, a 50-19 season-opening defeat. The Panthers rebounded the following week to beat Carver (Atlanta) 42-6.