The action got fast and furious this week on the high school gridiron as No. 1 Grayson and No. 2 Walton fell in the state's largest classification. Also, Marist won a duel with intown rival Lovett while surprising Wheeler improved to 3-0 with a win at Langston Hughes. Check our recaps of these games and more.
The first full night of high school football is in the books. As always, there was a little bit of everything to write about tonight. Check out our recaps of almost 40 games throughout every classification...
While Friday night featured the boys quarterfinals of the state soccer playoffs, Saturday was the girls’ day. See who won, how they won, and what players starred for teams in today’s action in our recaps.
Terrell Cason’s two touchdown runs propelled visiting Cairo to a 21-0 victory over St. Pius in the Class AAA quarterfinals. The Syrupmakers (11-2) will make their first semifinals appearance since winning the state title in 2008.
West Forsyth upended Hillgrove 40-28 after scoring 26 unanswered points in the third quarter. Hillgrove star running back Kenyan Drake was held to 19 carries for 39 yards and a touchdown. Drake also had five receptions for 44 yards and two scores as well as a kickoff return for a touchdown..
It was the final night of regular season football for many programs in metro Atlanta as region titles and playoff spots were fought over. St. Pius clinched a region title against cross-town rival Woodward Academy while Walton clinched an undefeated regular season.
Another Friday is in the books, and we were immersed in high school football action. As always, there were a bunch of great individual and team efforts, and we’ve highlighted several of them in our weekly recaps.
The second week of the full slate of high school football games did not disappoint. Chattahoochee looked to get their season off on the right foot, but Lambert spoiled their season opener with a convincing win on the Cougars' home turf.