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

Archer 6, Grayson 3

11:14 pm Oct. 13, 2017

Class AAAAAAA No. 3 Archer got a pair of field goals from Michael Johnson and the Tigers’ defense kept No. 1 Grayson’s offense out of the end zone to emerge with a 6-3 homecoming win Friday at Archer Community Stadium.

The victory all but assures Archer of the Region 8-AAAAAAA championship and a No. 1 seed in the postseason.

“Every week we’ve got to handle our business,” linebacker Emmanuel Michel said. “Every

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

First place at stake in six Class AAAAAA regions

9:00 am Oct. 12, 2017

Region play is finally under way in all eight Class AAAAAA regions with just four weekends remaining in the regular season.

Coffee of 1-AAAAAA and Richmond Hill of 2-AAAAAA are the final teams that have not