Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Five regions playing mini-games Monday night

7:45 am Nov. 6, 2017

Five regions that finished with ties for playoff spots will conduct mini-games Monday night to finalize their postseason representatives and seeds for this weekend’s first round of the playoffs:

*Region 6-AAAA: Northwest Whitfield, Pickens and Southeast Whitfield

Tucker, Alpharetta, Dacula roll to region titles

12:33 pm Nov. 4, 2017

Six of the eight Class AAAAAA region titles were still on the line heading into the final weekend of the regular season.

In three of the six title chases, the favored teams won easily. Those would be Tucker (Region 4), Alpharetta (Region 7) and Dacula (Region 8).

Lee County beat Coffee in a winner-take-all battle of Top 5 teams to claim the Region 1 crown, and Evans held off Heritage-Conyers to avoid

Hillgrove 14, McEachern 7

12:18 am Nov. 4, 2017

Quarterback Hunter Arters threw a touchdown pass and scored on an 18-yard run Friday to lead the Hawks to a 14-7 victory over rival McEachern in a game that decided the Region 3-AAAAAAA championship.

Hillgrove secured its first region title since 2014 and the third in school history. The Hawks (7-3, 4-1) will be at home against Roswell next week in the first round of the playoffs.

McEachern (7-3, 4-1) finished as

Top 10 games of Week 12

7:45 am Nov. 2, 2017

Bainbridge at Warner Robins

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, McConnell-Talbert Stadium, Warner Robins

Records, rankings: Bainbridge is 7-2 overall, 3-0 in Region 1-AAAAA and No. 5; Warner Robins is 9-0, 3-0 and No. 4.

Last meeting: Bainbridge won 24-21 in 2016.