The field of the Buford Showcase Saturday at Buford High School features several ranked teams, major-college signees and a small bit of intrigue.
The six-game event, which tips off at noon, features two nationaly ranked clubs in the 3 p.m. slot, when McEachern, ranked No. 1 in Class AAAAAAA, and No. 10 nationally by MaxPreps, takes on Porter Gaud (7-0) from Charleston, S.C. Porter Gaud is MaxPreps’ No. 1-ranked team …
Here is the all-region football team for 7-AAAAAAA as voted by the region’s coaches.
Player of the year: QB Jarren Williams, Central Gwinnett, Sr.
*Charlie Brake – ’55 Morgan County, ’67, ’71 Westminster
North Gwinnett and Colquitt County will play in the Class AAAAAAA final on Saturday at 8 p.m. in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
North Gwinnett, opened in 1961, has never won a state title. The Bulldogs lost to Lowndes …
Here is the all-region team for 8-A, as voted by the league’s coaches:
Player of the year: WR/DB Christian Parrish, Prince Avenue Christian, Jr.
Offensive player of the year: QB Alec Bornhorst, Lakeview Academy, Sr.
Defensive player of the year: DL …
The 16 head coaches in the state finals have won 2,331 games, lost only 729, tied seven, and have a winning percentage of .761. They’ve won 30 state championships.
GHSF Daily will take a closer look …
Here is the all-region team for 5-A, as voted by the league’s coaches:
Player of the year: QB Banks Ramsey, Wesleyan, Sr.
Offensive player of the year: RB Josh Mays, Eagle’s Landing Christian, Sr.
Defensive player of the year: DE Harrison …