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Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:43 pm Oct. 20, 2017

BY SCORE ATLANTA

CLASS AAAAAAA

Campbell 35, Wheeler 23

The home team Spartans got the first of two Coby Deprill touchdowns in the first half and held a 21-16 halftime lead. Wheeler held a brief third-quarter lead at 23-21, but Campbell scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns, the first of which a Tavion Jackson run from 30 yards out. Late in the game, senior running back Kaleb Bailey converted a third-and-1 to seal the victory,

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:41 pm Oct. 13, 2017

CLASS AAAAAAA

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

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:29 pm Oct. 6, 2017

CLASS AAAAAAA

Central Gwinnett 59, Berkmar 0

The Central Gwinnett Black Knights defeated visiting Berkmar for their first comfortable win of the season. Jarren Williams threw three touchdowns in the first half (to Khmari Thompson, Justin Wilkins and Jallah Zeze) and ran for another, and Kevon Blackwood’s blocked punt recovery in the end zone put the Black Knights up 38-0 at the half. Williams scored his fifth touchdown on a 45-yard run

Eagle’s Landing Christian 45, Wesleyan 6

11:00 pm Sep. 29, 2017

It’s a new year, but two-time defending Class A (Private) state champion Eagle’s Landing Christian looks as dominant as ever.

The No. 1-ranked Chargers piled up 550 total yards and overcame 120 yards in penalties, beating No. 3 Wesleyan 45-6 Friday night in McDonough.

ELCA (6-0, 2-0 Region 5-A Private) won its 28th straight game, a streak that includes three wins over the Wolves, whom they beat twice in 2016.

ELCA’s

Friday night roundup: FINAL

10:32 pm Sep. 29, 2017

CLASS AAAAAAA

Central Gwinnett 38, Lakeside-DeKalb 36

Central Gwinnett hosted Lakeside-DeKalb and the Black Knights found themselves in another close game. Plagued by injuries, Central Gwinnett was missing four starters on defense and struggled to contain the Vikings on their way to a narrow 38-36 victory. Jarren Williams had a huge game at quarterback, throwing for 232 yards and three touchdowns (to Jallah Zeze, Skylar Adams and Khmari Thompson) and ran for

Jones County 34, Eagle’s Landing 26

11:01 pm Sep. 22, 2017

Gray – Jones County flipped the game the way it wanted in the third quarter Friday night against visiting Eagle’s Landing, then held on for a 34-26 win.

No. 6 Jones County (5-0, 3-0 Region 4-AAAAA) got 174 rushing yards and three touchdowns from running back Drake Bolus, and quarterback Teldrick Ross added 116 rushing yards and 74 more passing. The Greyhounds overcame a 17-14 halftime deficit to beat Eagle’s Landing

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

No. 5 (Public) Irwin “upsets” No. 1 (Public) Clinch, No. 1 (Private) ELCA’s win streak reaches 27

3:01 am Sep. 16, 2017

Here’s what went down Friday night.

No. 5 Irwin upsets No. 1 Clinch?
On first glance, it appears as if No. 5 Irwin County’s 21-7 win over No. 1 Clinch County was an “upset.” But maybe not. Irwin (3-1, 1-0 in Region 2) is the defending region champion and Friday night’s victory may make Irwin the only team in the state that has victories this season over the last two state champions

Friday night roundup: FINAL – Brookwood shocks Colquitt

10:42 pm Sep. 15, 2017

Brookwood upset No. 2 Colquitt County 42-25 to improve to 2-2 and drop the visiting Packers to 4-1. Three of Dante Black’s five rushing touchdowns came in an opening quarter that saw Brookwood jump to a 21-0 lead. Colquitt County’s Steven Krajewski threw a 10-yard touchdown to JJ Peterson with 8:22 left in the second quarter, but Black answered with his fourth touchdown, a 28-yard run that put Brookwood up

Four Questions with Stockbridge coach Kevin Whitley

7:10 am Sep. 15, 2017

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

Kevin Whitley, Stockbridge

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