Allatoona 59, Houston County 47

11:39 pm Nov. 27, 2015

Allatoona has remained confident in its running game throughout the playoffs despite the loss of leading rusher Russell Halimon to a knee injury in the first quarter of its first-round game.

It’s likely that the Buccaneers

Grayson 35, Westlake 28

11:39 pm Nov. 27, 2015

No. 2 Grayson overcame a 14-7 halftime deficit to beat Westlake 35-28 Friday night in a Class AAAAAA quarterfinal matchup.

Senior safety Matthew Greenway intercepted a pass from Westlake quarterback Malik Willis with 2:53 left to seal the win for the Rams, who will play No. 3 Roswell Friday.

Running back Cameryn Brent scored three of his four rushing touchdowns after halftime, including scores on back-to-back possessions to give Grayson a 35-21


Northgate 34, Kell 21

11:28 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta


Northgate 34, Kell 21

How the game was won: Northgate got a big passing night from sophomore quarterback Kyle McLaren, who threw for a touchdown in each half. Northgate led 14-0 before Kell

(Branden Camp / Special to AJC)

Pace Academy, Macon County

11:22 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AA

Pace Academy 33, Macon County 26

How the game was won: A balanced attack on the road helped the Knights advance to state semifinals for the first time in school history. Macon County cut

QF wrap: Four 13-0 teams make the semis; Mill Creek, Grayson win tosses to host

11:20 pm Nov. 27, 2015

Next week:
Colquitt County @ Mill Creek
Roswell @ Grayson

This could be the best final four in the modern history of the highest classification – No. 1 Colquitt County, No. 2 Grayson, No. 3 Roswell and No. 5 Mill Creek, all 13-0.

Check this out, courtesy of Loren Maxwell’s query of the GHSFHA’s database:

These are the only four times that four undefeated teams have made the semifinals. Note that in the case of

(Josh D. Weiss / Special to AJC)

Jefferson County 31, Rabun County 28

11:16 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AA

Jefferson County 31, Rabun County 28

How the game was won: Evans Hodges coolly sank a short field goal as time expired to propel the Warriors into the semifinals after a back and

Roswell 17, Collins Hill 10

11:08 pm Nov. 27, 2015

The Roswell Hornets passed their first true test of the season.

Thanks to a dominating defense and a clutch fourth-quarter drive, the undefeated Hornets are headed to the Class AAAAAAA semifinals.

Roswell’s defense forced four turnovers, and quarterback Quintarius Neely shook off an uneven performance to score the winning touchdown in the Hornets’ hard-fought 17-10 win over gritty Collins Hill on Friday.

Tied 10-10 late in the third quarter, Collins Hill had the

Woodward Academy 42, Marist 14

11:00 pm Nov. 27, 2015

After about two and a half hours of football, Woodward Academy posted a 42-14 victory over Marist in the Class AAAA quarterfinals.

But to Woodward senior offensive lineman Myles Ferrell, the outcome of the game had been decided well before the 7:30 p.m. kickoff.

“We wanted it more than them, and you can print that,” Ferrell said after he and his mates up front were the catalysts for another impressive offensive effort

(Branden Camp/Special to AJC)

Buford 49, Thomson 7

10:55 pm Nov. 27, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Buford 49, Thomson 7

How the game was won: Xavier Gantt and Martin Mangram each scored two touchdowns in the first half as visiting Buford jumped out to a 35-0 lead at the break. The