Tucker used a powerful combination of brains, brawn and the unique athleticism of Josh Vann to overpower No. 2 seed Northside-Warner Robins 22-7 and punch its ticket to the GHSA 6A championship game.
As a result of this blend, the Tigers will next buckle up their chinstraps against fellow No. 1 seed Valdosta for the coveted state crown at the Georgia Dome.
Tucker’s vigorous defense flexed its muscles by controlling the line …
Roswell 28, Westlake 0
Grayson 41, Mill Creek 20
Tucker 22, Northside-Warner Robins 7
Valdosta 27, Dalton 6
How the game was won: The Wildcats used their stingy defense to hold down an explosive Dalton offense that was without Middle Tennessee State-signee, wide receiver Zeke Cobb.
Top Performers: Josh Belton threw four touchdown passes including a 20-yarder to defensive end Devonnsha Maxwell and two scores to JR Ingram. Belton’s 29-yard strike to Jontae …
Here is the all-region team for 4-AAAAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:
Offensive player of the year: RB Taurean Taylor, Tucker, Jr.
Defensive player of the year: LB Mike Harris, Lovejoy, Jr.
QB – John Seter, Lovejoy, Sr.
Today, our Four Questions feature is answered by retired coach Bill Chappell, 83, who was head coach of Dalton from 1964 to 1996. His teams won 16 region titles and one state championship. He had …
GHSA football semifinal pairings
All matchups will be played Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. Championship games will be at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10.
Roswell at Westlake
Mill Creek at Grayson
Northside-Warner Robins at …
It had been six weeks since a team stayed within one score of Tucker, a team on an 11-game winning streak. And what better team to challenge the Tigers in the Class AAAAAA quarterfinals than Mays, a team that also had won 11 straight.
In the end Tucker’s rugged ground game and opportunistic defense was just good enough to hold off the gutsy Raiders, 28-21, and move into the state semifinals …