Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Front-runners emerge as Class AAA heads into Week 10

1:46 pm Oct. 14, 2017

By most measures, it was a nondescript type of Friday night for the top teams in Class AAA. After Week 9, front-runners are beginning to emerge in each of the regions.

The biggest surprise came in Region 8, where No. 8 Monroe Area (7-1, 2-1) lost to Morgan County 22-21. This put Morgan in great position to take the region title.

“It hurts, but our kids fought hard,” Monroe Area head coach Kevin Reach

Cedar Grove at Pace Academy highlights Class AAA weekend

4:19 pm Oct. 12, 2017

Two Atlanta-based Class AAA football programs with championship pedigrees take the spotlight Friday, when Cedar Grove travels to Pace Academy for a key Region 5 matchup.

Cedar Grove (6-0, 3-0) won the state championship last season. A

A region-by-region look at Class AAA

4:27 pm Oct. 10, 2017

We are a few weeks into region play and a pecking order is beginning to emerge in many of the classification’s eight regions. Here’s how things stand entering this weekend:

Region 1: Cook County and Monroe

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:29 pm Oct. 6, 2017


Central Gwinnett 59, Berkmar 0

The Central Gwinnett Black Knights defeated visiting Berkmar for their first comfortable win of the season. Jarren Williams threw three touchdowns in the first half (to Khmari Thompson, Justin Wilkins and Jallah Zeze) and ran for another, and Kevon Blackwood’s blocked punt recovery in the end zone put the Black Knights up 38-0 at the half. Williams scored his fifth touchdown on a 45-yard run