Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

7A preview: Three winners Friday will be alone at the top of their region

10:30 am Oct. 19, 2017

Three games in Class AAAAAAA this week are for first place and match teams that are unbeaten in region play.

Those are Westlake-Newnan (R2), South Forsyth-North Forsyth (R5) and Brookwood-Parkview (R7). Westlake and South Forsyth are comfortably favored in their games, while Brookwood-Parkview is closer to a tossup.

Three other games match undefeated teams vs. one-loss teams in region play. Those are Colquitt County-Tift County (R1), North Paulding-McEachern (R3), Walton-Lassiter (R4).

Top 10 games of Week 10

7:45 am Oct. 19, 2017

Brookwood at Parkview

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Big Orange Jungle, Lilburn

Records, rankings: Brookwood is 5-2 overall, 3-0 in Region 7-AAAAAAA and No. 7; Parkview is 5-2, 3-0 and unranked.

Last meeting: Brookwood won 24-23 in overtime in 2016.

Things to

Stephenson 21, Drew 17

12:45 am Oct. 14, 2017

Stephenson showed its true merit by overcoming penalties and a sub-par offensive display for a 21-17 win over Drew at Hallford Stadium.

The Jaguars recorded four turnovers (three fumble recoveries, one interception), but were unable to separate themselves and enjoy a comfortable lead. However, they did just enough to keep the Titans at arm’s length.

“Those turnovers were huge. We just weren’t able to take advantage of them. Overall, it’s a win.

Tucker 36, Lovejoy 7

11:48 pm Oct. 13, 2017

Lovejoy’s band showed out on homecoming night, winning the battle against their counterparts from Tucker. The tussle on the field was another story.

Just as the Wildcats’ band was bigger and louder, Tucker’s players were bigger, faster and stronger in a 36-7 win, Friday at Twelve Oaks Stadium in Lovejoy. The win kept Tucker (6-1, 4-0 in Region 4-AAAAAA), the top-ranked team in Class AAAAAA, on course for a season-ending showdown

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:41 pm Oct. 13, 2017


Brookwood 52, Central Gwinnett 28

Central Gwinnett held an early lead, but the Brookwood Broncos took over for the final three quarters and defeated the Black Knights at home. Quarterback Angelo DiSpigna threw the first of his three touchdown passes to Cameron Barrington (28 yards) to tie it at 7-7 midway through the first quarter and his second to Matthew Hill (20 yards) to answer Jarren Williams’ QB keeper and