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Last year’s champions still alive after Round 2

4:02 am Nov. 18, 2017

The defending champions — Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy and Macon County — rolled to victories in their first playoff games this season. Here are the results from Friday night’s second-round slate of games:

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No. 9 Calvary Day 17, No. 8 Wesleyan 10
The Cavaliers (10-2) overcame a 10-0 halftime deficit to upset the Wolves (8-3) in Peachtree Corners. Jalen Leary led the Calvary Day comeback with two second half touchdowns. 

Friday night roundup: FINAL

11:01 pm Nov. 17, 2017

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McEachern came back in the last minute to down No. 1-ranked Lowndes on the road in the Class AAAAAAA second round. At halftime, the Indians were trailing 24-7 against Lowndes and were down 24-0 to start the game. Late in the fourth quarter, the Indians recovered an onside kick with the score 31-22, and quarterback Malik Evans hit David Martin on the next play to make it 31-29.

Wilcox County coach Ledford resigns after 17 seasons

7:30 am Nov. 14, 2017

Mark Ledford, who led Wilcox County to its only state championship in 2009, has resigned after 17 seasons at his alma mater. Ledford’s record was 111-83-1. He produced six consecutive 10-game winners from 2007 through

Four Questions with Jenkins County coach Charley Waters

7:20 am Nov. 14, 2017

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

Charley Waters, Jenkins County

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

Higher seeds rule in Round One

5:27 am Nov. 11, 2017

Here’s what went down Friday night in the first round of the state playoffs.

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No. 9 Calvary Day 42, No. 24 Strong Rock Christian 7
The Cavaliers rode a 229-yard, four touchdown effort from Jalen Leary to the 200th career win for head coach Mark Stroud. Calvary Day rolled up 526 yards of total offense in the win.
(Next: at No. 8 Wesleyan)

No. 16 Savannah Christian 22, No. 17 Hebron Christian 15
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Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:33 pm Nov. 10, 2017

By Score Atlanta

CLASS AAAAAAA

Archer 37, Meadowcreek 0

The Archer Tigers built up an early lead on visiting Meadowcreek and coasted to a 37-0 first-round victory. Semajé Banks struck first on a 5-yard run on the opening drive, and Taiyon Palmer’s interception set up a 21-yard Michael Johnson field goal. Carter Peevy found Banks on a 20-yard pass to close out the first with a 17-0 lead. Peevy threw short touchdown passes

Four Questions with Irwin County coach Buddy Nobles

7:20 am Nov. 10, 2017

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

Buddy Nobles, Irwin County

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

Four Questions with Charlton County coach Rich McWhorter

7:30 am Nov. 9, 2017

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

Rich McWhorter, Charlton County

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

Playoff brackets set for Round 1

12:51 am Nov. 7, 2017

The 48 teams advancing to the state playoffs — 24 each on the private and public sides — are now in place, as the final Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Power Ratings are official and the brackets have been set. Here’s a look at the first round games, scheduled for this weekend.

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No. 24 Strong Rock Christian at No. 9 Calvary Day
(Bye: No. 8 Wesleyan)

No. 17 Hebron Christian at No.