Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Walton 31, North Gwinnett 28

1:13 am Aug. 20, 2017

Junior D.J. Soyoye powered in from the 1-yard line on fourth down to score the winning touchdown and give Walton a 31-28 come-from-behind win over North Gwinnett in the final game of the Corky Kell Classic at Georgia State Stadium.

The Raiders trailed by 14 points in the second half and were behind 28-24 when they took possession of the ball at their own 25 with 7:11 remaining. They kept it

Mill Creek 23, McEachern 19

11:30 pm Aug. 19, 2017

Mill Creek’s offense was overshadowed early by McEachern, but the Hawks scored on their first three possessions of the second half to rally for a 23-19 victory Saturday in the teams’ season opener in the the Corky Kell Classic at Georgia State Stadium.

Quarterback Brady Longenecker, making his first start, threw two touchdown passes in the second half and Matt Campbell kicked a 39-yard field goal for Mill Creek, which was

Colquitt County 20, Norcross 17

7:35 pm Aug. 19, 2017

Norcross had moved inside the range of the powerful boot of highly-touted kicker Jake Camarda in the waning seconds of its matchup against Colquitt County Saturday in the Corky Kell Classic at Georgia State Stadium.

Out of timeouts, a last ditch effort to get out of bounds and stop the clock on the play before failed, despite the protests of Blue Devils coach Keith Maloof, and Norcross rushed to get set

Archer 25, Brookwood 17

4:01 pm Aug. 19, 2017

After three consecutive 11-win seasons, including an appearance in the 2014 finals, Archer took a big step back last season, finishing 4-7.

The Tigers took a big step toward leaving last season far behind with a 25-17 win over Class AAAAAAA No. 6 Brookwood, in Game 2 of five, Saturday at the Corky Kell Classic at Georgia State Stadium.

Archer led 12-0 in the second quarter and 25-7 late in the third.

Tucker 28, Kell 27 (OT)

1:00 pm Aug. 19, 2017

After scoring a touchdown against Tucker that brought them to within a point in overtime, the Kell Longhorns may have overthought how to address the point after. They lined up, called time out — Tucker

Friday Night Scores

12:43 am Aug. 19, 2017

Alcovy 37, Duluth 22

Arabia Mountain 56, Stone Mountain 0

Athens Academy 42, Walker 7

B.E.S.T. Academy 53, Landmark Christian 7

Baconton Charter 46, Pataula Charter 0

Baldwin 41, Hancock Central 6

Benedictine 33, Glynn Academy 8

Blessed Trinity 28, Westminster 0


Warner Robins 28, Northside-Warner Robins 17

12:16 am Aug. 19, 2017

Warner Robins – Northside-Warner Robins and Warner Robins were breaking in new quarterbacks when they revived their bitter rivalry.
The one with a familiar last name didn’t have a headliner night, but he had a winning night.
Dylan Fromm passed for four touchdowns and Warner Robins’ defense had a solid second half as the Demons knocked off Northside 28-17 Friday in the sloppy season opener for both teams at McConnell-Talbert Stadium.
The regular

Parkview 50, Peachtree Ridge 13

12:16 am Aug. 19, 2017

DULUTH – Behind an unstoppable ground game, the No. 8 Parkview Panthers were able to erase an early deficit and defeat the Peachtree Ridge Lions 50-13 on Friday at the Lions Den.

The Panthers (1-0) defeated the Lions (0-1) on the back of their three-headed monster at running back. Seniors Tommy Brown and Demetrius West and freshman Cody Brown more than made up for the Panthers missing starting running back Christian

Buford 48, Hillgrove 17

11:49 pm Aug. 18, 2017

Buford overcame an early 10-point deficit with 41 unanswered points in the second and third quarters and rolled to a 48-17 victory over Hillgrove in the second game of the Corky Kell Classic doubleheader Friday at Georgia State Stadium.

The Wolves used two big plays from the kickoff-return teams to swing the momentum in a first half in which Hillgrove had an advantage in offense but not on the scoreboard. Those

Southwest DeKalb 41, Redan 2

11:45 pm Aug. 18, 2017

In a game that was choppy and disjointed even by opening-game standards, Southwest DeKalb still proved to be too big, fast and strong for Redan.

The Panthers (1-0) improved to 33-2 all-time against the Raiders after a 41-2 drubbing, Friday at William “Buck” Godfrey Stadium in the season opener for both squads. It was the first win as Southwest DeKalb’s head coach for Damien Wimes, who came over from DeKalb County