Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Harrison 28, Dalton 26

11:57 pm Oct. 19, 2017

Harrison moved into sole possession of first place in Region 6-AAAAAA with a 28-26 victory over Dalton, but the Hoyas potentially suffered a big loss in the process.

Quarterback Justin Fields, the nation’s top-rated senior prospect

GOTW: Elbert County at Rabun County

11:51 am Oct. 19, 2017

Every Thursday, Class AA blogger Adam Krohn will preview a game of the week (GOTW).

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Frank Snyder Stadium, Tiger
Records, rankings: Elbert County is 6-1 overall, 3-0 in Region 8-AA and unranked; Rabun County

7A preview: Three winners Friday will be alone at the top of their region

10:30 am Oct. 19, 2017

Three games in Class AAAAAAA this week are for first place and match teams that are unbeaten in region play.

Those are Westlake-Newnan (R2), South Forsyth-North Forsyth (R5) and Brookwood-Parkview (R7). Westlake and South Forsyth are comfortably favored in their games, while Brookwood-Parkview is closer to a tossup.

Three other games match undefeated teams vs. one-loss teams in region play. Those are Colquitt County-Tift County (R1), North Paulding-McEachern (R3), Walton-Lassiter (R4).

Maxwell Week 10 Projections

8:00 am Oct. 19, 2017

Each game is listed showing the game rate, favorite, the expected winning percentage of the favored team, the projected margin, and the opponent.
The game rating is the rating required to win 50% of all games in an infinite round robin competition against the expected rating of the loser of the game, which favors games with highly rated and closely matched opponents.

All data is courtesy of the

Top 10 games of Week 10

7:45 am Oct. 19, 2017

Brookwood at Parkview

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Big Orange Jungle, Lilburn

Records, rankings: Brookwood is 5-2 overall, 3-0 in Region 7-AAAAAAA and No. 7; Parkview is 5-2, 3-0 and unranked.

Last meeting: Brookwood won 24-23 in overtime in 2016.

Things to

Best player in school history: Region 5-AAAAAA teams

7:30 am Oct. 19, 2017

Dual-threat quarterbacks are the trend in football today, but that doesn’t go far enough to describe Eric Berry a decade ago at Creekside.

Berry could run, pass, play defense and return kicks. He was a four-year

Four Questions with Blessed Trinity coach Tim McFarlin

7:20 am Oct. 19, 2017

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day.

Tim McFarlin, Blessed Trinity

1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high