Allatoona 59, Houston County 47

11:39 pm Nov. 27, 2015

Allatoona has remained confident in its running game throughout the playoffs despite the loss of leading rusher Russell Halimon to a knee injury in the first quarter of its first-round game.

It’s likely that the Buccaneers


Northgate 34, Kell 21

11:28 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Northgate 34, Kell 21

How the game was won: Northgate got a big passing night from sophomore quarterback Kyle McLaren, who threw for a touchdown in each half. Northgate led 14-0 before Kell

(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


Glynn Academy 24, Stockbridge 21

9:30 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Glynn Academy 24, Stockbridge 21

How the game was won: Glynn Academy used 17 unanswered points to overcome a 21-7 fourth quarter deficit and advance to the semifinals in thrilling fashion. Stockbridge had


Ware County 46, Drew 21

9:04 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Ware County 46, Drew 21

How the game was won: In a battle between a No. 3 seed and a No. 4 seed, Ware County overcame a slow start to dominate the second

Quarterfinal preview: Class AAAAA

7:45 am Nov. 23, 2015

Houston County at Allatoona

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Buccaneer Stadium, Acworth

Records, rankings: Houston County is 11-1, the No. 1 seed from Region 2-AAAAA and No. 4; Allatoona is 11-1, the No. 1 seed from 5-AAAAA

All-region teams: Stephenson dominates in 6-AAAAA Div. A

7:40 am Nov. 23, 2015

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

Player of the year: DT Aaron Sterling, Stephenson, Jr.

Offensive players of the year: RB Jaylen Marson-Knight, Stephenson, and QB Justin Tomlin,

Marietta, Ga. -- Kell junior defensive back Michael McCain (9) makes a tackle on Riverwood running back Marvin Kinsey (5) late in the second half of play at Kell High Friday, October 16, 2015. Special/Daniel Varnado

Kell 14, Coffee 7

12:18 am Nov. 21, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Kell 14, Coffee 7

How the game was won: Bryson Armstrong scored the go-ahead touchdown with a 4-yard run out of the Wildcat formation on the second play of the fourth quarter, capping


Ware County 35, Rome 24

11:59 pm Nov. 20, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Ware County 35, Rome 24

How the game was won: Rome had a 24-14 lead going into the fourth quarter but Ware County scored 21 unanswered to punch a ticket to the Elite

(Jason Getz / AJC)

Stockbridge 40, Gainesville 34 (OT)

11:52 pm Nov. 20, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Stockbridge 40, Gainesville 34 (OT)

How the game was won: Gainesville trailed 28-6 before a miraculous comeback sent the teams into overtime tied 34-34. The Red Elephants fumbled their overtime possession and Stockbridge