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Tucker 44, M.L. King 0

11:31 pm Sep. 22, 2017

Tucker and M.L. King are spread apart by 16 miles, but in terms of their football programs, there’s a continental divide separating these teams.

The Tigers showed why they’re one of the elite squads in Class AAAAAA with high hopes of clinching a state title after recording a 44-0 win versus the Lions at Adams Stadium.

Tucker extended its massive shadow over its fellow DeKalb County neighbor. This overcast includes back-to-back

Douglas County 30, Langston Hughes 27

11:29 pm Sep. 22, 2017

Douglas County head coach Johnny White knew his Tigers were going to be in for a four-quarter fight when they traveled to south Fulton to take on Langston Hughes.

White knows the area well. He was head coach of perennial playoff contender Creekside for three seasons (2009-2011). Friday night, his team met the challenge.

Douglas County (5-0, 3-0 in Region 5-AAAAAA), ranked No. 8, erased a 10-point deficit in the second half

Walton 34, Dacula 20

11:25 pm Sep. 22, 2017

Against a stingy Dacula defense that had allowed just 35 points in its past three games, Walton found itself in a dogfight on Friday night on the road.

Its highly-touted offense, which had topped 40 in each of the previous three games, struggled to find any room in the running game, and the home team was proving more was finding just enough plays to hold a slim advantage into the fourth

Harrison 27, Allatoona 10

11:08 pm Sep. 22, 2017

Harrison quarterback Justin Fields passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more, including one of each in the fourth quarter as the Hoyas pulled away from Allatoona for 27-10 victory in a battle of top 10 teams Friday.

The victory put No. 5 Harrison (3-2, 2-0) in sole possession of first place in Region 6-AAAAAA. Defending region champion Dalton (3-1, 1-0) and Sequoyah (3-1, 1-0) were idle Friday, while No.

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:27 pm Sep. 22, 2017

CLASS AAAAAAA

Brookwood 63, Berkmar 6

Brookwood scored four rushing touchdowns, threw for another four touchdowns and scored on a T.J. Ellis kickoff return before postgame fireworks celebrated what was the program’s 300th all-time victory. Nick Prince gave Brookwood a 7-0 lead with 9:52 left in the opening quarter on a 7-yard run, and quarterback Angelo DiSpigna threw the first of his three touchdown passes less than three minutes later on a

Playoff race in Region 6 features familiar faces

9:00 am Sep. 19, 2017

The four playoff teams from 6-AAAAAA in 2016 – Dalton, Harrison, Allatoona and Sequoyah – took a big step toward returning to the top of the standings this season when they won their region openers

Four Questions with South Paulding coach Ed Koester

7:10 am Sep. 19, 2017

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

Ed Koester, South Paulding

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

Four Questions with Lee County coach Dean Fabrizio

7:20 am Sep. 18, 2017

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

Dean Fabrizio, Lee County

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