Week 6 Milestones: Two New Coaches Join 100-win Club
Two veteran coaches earned their 100th victory over the weekend, with Nick Davis of Fayette County and Pat Collins of Treutlen joining the exclusive club.
Fayette County defeated Riverdale 25-12 on Friday to push Davis into the 100-win circle. Davis is in his fifth season with the Tigers. He previously coached eight years at Spalding, five seasons over two stints at Riverdale, two years at Shiloh, one season at Columbia and three seasons at Burke County. He has guided nine teams to the state playoffs and the 2016 Spalding team reached the quarterfinal.
Treutlen defeated Montgomery County 38-7 to help Collins reach the century mark. Collins is in his first season with the Vikings. He previously spent two seasons at Bulloch Academy, nine years at Southeast Bulloch, four seasons at Screven County, two years at Portal and two years at Claxton. He has taken nine teams to the playoffs and the 2018 Bulloch Academy team reached the quarterfinal round.
No. 150 for Trinity Christian coach
Kenny Dallas, the head coach at Trinity Christian, earned win No. 150 win in Georgia when his Lions routed North Clayton 52-8.
Now in his eighth season at Trinity, Dallas is 61-21 with three region champions and the 2021 state championship. The Lions also reached the championship game in 2017 and 2020.
Dallas spent 11 seasons at Landmark Christian, going 88-41 with six region titles. Before coming to Georgia he coached four seasons at Trinity Christian in Tennessee.
No. 50 for Wayne County’s Shaw
It has taken Wayne County coach Jaybo Shaw only five years to reach the 50-win milestone. The Yellow Jackets improved to 4-1 with a 9-0 victory over Jenkins on Friday.
Shaw is 14-4 in two seasons at Wayne County. He was 35-5 in three seasons at Rabun County, winning three region titles and taking the 2020 team to the state semifinal.
Shaw is the son of veteran coach Lee Shaw, who has 177 wins spread over stints at White County, Flowery Branch, Rabun County, Lakeview Academy and Portal.
It took five games, but Peach County finally got a vitory for first-year coah Marquis Westbrook, a 47-6 win over Hardaway. Westbrook joined the Fort Valley school after taking Warner Robins to the state championship game four straight years and winning two titles.
First-year coaches get first victories
It took five games, but Peach County finally got a victory for first-year coah Marquis Westbrook, a 47-6 win over Hardaway. Westbrook joined the Fort Valley school after taking Warner Robins to the state championship game four straight years and winning two titles.
Griffin was finally able to get in the win column for coach Cliff Fedd. The Bears defeated West Laurens 44-27 for their first win of the season under Fedd, who joined the school this season following stints at Dutchtown and Sumter County.
Miller County presented Daniel McFather with his first victory when it defeated Sneads of Florida, 14-13.
Greenville defeated Marion County 24-21 to give first-year coach Robert Sanders his first win at the school.