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Brenton Cox, Stockbridge

8:00 am Aug. 11, 2017

BRENTON COX, STOCKBRIDGE

Position: Defensive end

Height, weight: 6-5, 240

Class: Senior

College choices: Committed to Ohio State

2016 season summary: Cox was the Region 4-AAAAA defensive player of the year and a first-team all-state selection for a Stockbridge team

ELCA, Fellowship coaches put seasons into perspective

3:21 am Dec. 8, 2016

As Dome Weekend approaches, we ask the four coaches in the state finals seven key questions that help put this season in perspective. Today, it’s the private school finalists – Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy and Fellowship Christian School.

Private School Final: No. 1 Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy (13-0) vs. No. 3 Fellowship Christian School (13-0), Friday, 10 a.m., Georgia Dome

Jonathan Gess, ELCA
Fun fact:  This week prior to Friday’s state title game,

All-region teams: Huntley, Cox earn top honors in 4-AAAAA

7:30 am Dec. 5, 2016

Here is the all-region team for 4-AAAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Offensive player of the year: RB Caleb Huntley, Locust Grove, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: DE Brenton Cox, Stockbridge, Jr.

Special teams player of the year: RET

Finals: ELCA-Fellowship, Macon County-McIntosh County Academy

1:35 am Dec. 3, 2016

Here’s what happened in Friday night’s semi finals.

Private
No. 1 Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy 42, No. 4 Tattnall Square Academy 21:
Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy outscored Tattnall Square Academy 21-7 in the third quarter to bust open a close game and claim a 42-21 win. The Chargers (13-0) led Tattnall (12-1), 14-7 at the half. On its first drive of the second half, ELCA appeared to have boosted its lead to 21-7

ELCA 42, Tattnall Square 21

10:30 pm Dec. 2, 2016

Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy outscored Tattnall Square Academy 21-7 in the third quarter to bust open a close game and claim a 42-21 win in one Class A private school semifinal, Friday night in Stockbridge.

The Chargers (13-0) the No. 1 seed, led fifth-seeded Tattnall (12-1), 14-7 at the half. On its first drive of the second half, ELCA appeared to have boosted its lead to 21-7 twice, but both scores

Semifinal previews; More honest opinions from coaches on their picks for state champions

8:08 am Dec. 2, 2016

Here are more anonymous opinions from coaches, giving their thoughts on who will win the private and public state championships, as well as previews of the four semifinal games, courtesy of Georgia High School Football Daily.

Private School Champion: Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy
“I think it will be ELCA. They have the best players overall. They just have more talent. They have good size and speed, and they’re well coached. They don’t