Woodward Academy 42, Marist 14

11:00 pm Nov. 27, 2015

After about two and a half hours of football, Woodward Academy posted a 42-14 victory over Marist in the Class AAAA quarterfinals.

But to Woodward senior offensive lineman Myles Ferrell, the outcome of the game had been decided well before the 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

“We wanted it more than them, and you can print that,” Ferrell said after he and his mates up front were the catalysts for another impressive offensive effort

(Branden Camp/Special to AJC)

Buford 49, Thomson 7

10:55 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Buford 49, Thomson 7

How the game was won: Xavier Gantt and Martin Mangram each scored two touchdowns in the first half as visiting Buford jumped out to a 35-0 lead at the break. The

(John Amis/Special to AJC)

Football: GHSA 2015-16 semifinal pairings

10:00 pm Nov. 27, 2015

GHSA Football Semifinals

Dec. 4


R5 #1 Roswell at R8 #1 Grayson

R1 #1 Colquitt County at R7 #1 Mill Creek


R4 #2 Northgate at R5 #1 Allatoona

R3 #3 Ware County at R3 #2 Glynn Academy

Class AAAA

R5 #1 Woodward Academy at. R8 #1 Buford

R1 #1 Bainbridge at. R7 #1 Cartersville

Class AAA

R4 #3 Westminster at R4 #2 Cedar Grove

R6 #1 Calhoun at R4 #1 Blessed Trinity

Class AA

R1 #2 Fitzgerald at R3 #1 Jefferson


Bainbridge 18, St. Pius X 17

9:06 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Bainbridge 18, St. Pius X 17

How the game was won: Dameon Pierce rushed for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to lead Bainbridge past visiting St. Pius X. Pierce’s second score, which proved to be

All-region teams: Grady places most in 6-AAAA

7:30 am Nov. 25, 2015

Here is the all-region team for 6-AAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:


QB – Caylin Newton, Grady, Jr.

RB – Michael Addicks, Marist, Jr.

RB – Michael Hector, Columbia, Sr.

WR – Marcus Gay, Arabia Mountain, Sr.

WR –

Quarterfinal preview: Class AAAA

7:46 am Nov. 24, 2015

Marist at Woodward Academy

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Colquitt Stadium, College Park

Records, rankings: Marist is 10-2, the No. 2 seed from Region 6-AAAA and No. 9; Woodward Academy is 12-0, the No. 1 seed from

Woodward Academy 48, Spalding 21

12:32 am Nov. 21, 2015

Woodward Academy is providing, perhaps, the best illustration of blessings sometimes coming in disguise.

When star running back Elijah Holyfield went down two games into a 2-0 season, no one knew how an offense led by a first-time starter at quarterback, junior Ryan Glover, would respond. Ten games and 10 wins later, everyone knows now.

Glover once again led an impressive offensive effort by the War Eagles (12-0), and the defense bowed

(Branden Camp / Special to AJC)

Bainbridge 14, Sandy Creek 7 (OT)

12:03 am Nov. 21, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Bainbridge 14, Sandy Creek 7 (OT)

How the game was won: These two teams were scoreless until Bainbridge found the first touchdown of the game halfway through the 3rd quarter. Sandy Creek would


Jonesboro 14, Carrollton 10

11:25 pm Nov. 20, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Jonesboro 14, Carrollton 10

How the game was won: Carrollton came up 1-yard short of stealing the road victory but fumble on fourth and goal put the ball back in the Cardinals’ possession