Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Playoff race in Region 6 features familiar faces

9:00 am Sep. 19, 2017

The four playoff teams from 6-AAAAAA in 2016 – Dalton, Harrison, Allatoona and Sequoyah – took a big step toward returning to the top of the standings this season when they won their region openers

Lassiter 37, Marietta 14

10:57 pm Sep. 15, 2017

Lassiter trailed 7-0 less than a minute into the game Friday but turned three Marietta turnovers into second-quarter touchdowns and cruised to a 37-14 victory over the previously unbeaten Blue Devils at Frank Fillmann Stadium.

Quarterback Bradley Riopelle passed for 152 yards, ran for 34 and scored two touchdowns to help Lassiter reach 4-0 for the second consecutive season. Running back Myles Williams ran for 35 yards and also scored two

Top 10 games of Week 5

7:45 am Sep. 14, 2017

Benedictine at Swainsboro

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tiger Field, Swainsboro

Records, rankings: Benedictine is 3-0 overall, 0-0 in Region 2-AA and No. 1; Swainsboro is 3-0, 0-0 and unranked.

Last meeting: Benedictine won 47-8 in 2016.

Things to know: This is the