Playoff preview: Class A public quarterfinals

7:10 am Nov. 26, 2014

Mount Zion (Carroll) at Marion County

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Eagle Stadium, Buena Vista

Records, rankings: Mount Zion is 8-3, the No. 8 seed and unranked; Marion County is 11-0, the No. 1 seed and No. 2.

Last meeting: This is the teams’ first meeting.

Three things to know: 1. Mount Zion is in the quarterfinals for the first time in school history. Its 30-21 victory against Emanuel County Institute in the first

Playoff preview: Class A private quarterfinals

7:00 am Nov. 26, 2014

Mount Pisgah Christian at Calvary Day

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, M.C. Anderson Field, Savannah

Records, rankings: Mount Pisgah Christian is 8-3, the No. 9 seed and unranked; Calvary Day is 11-0, the No. 1 seed and No. 4.

Last meeting: This is the teams’ first meeting.

Three things to know: 1. Calvary Day was the Class A private-school runner-up to Aquinas in 2013. Mount Pisgah was knocked out by Aquinas in the semifinals.

Playoff preview: Class AA quarterfinals

7:00 am Nov. 26, 2014

Brooks County at Heard County

When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Staples Stadium, Franklin

Records, rankings: Brooks County is 9-3, the No. 2 seed from Region 1-AA and No. 8; Heard County is 7-5, the No. 2 seed from 5-AA and unranked.

Last meeting: This is the teams’ first meeting.

Three things to know: 1. Heard County’s Tim Barron became head coach in 2002 and went from 0-11 to 10-2 in his first season. Heard

Top performances for Week 2 of playoffs

6:45 am Nov. 26, 2014

Top five

*Gainesville QB Mikey Gonzalez was 25-for-32 passing for 356 yards and five touchdowns, four to Chris Williamson, who had eight catches for 196 yards, in a 49-40 victory over Harris County.

*Houston County QB Jake Fromm was 22-of-32 passing for 406 yards and three touchdowns in a 43-12 victory over Sequoyah.

*Mays DL Marquez Daniel had eight tackles (three for losses, one a sack) and recovered a fumble in a 21-18

All-region teams: LaFlamme, Butcher, Kopec earn top honors in 6-AAAAAA

6:39 am Nov. 26, 2014

Here is the all-region team for 6-AAAAAA, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Offensive player of the year: Tyler LaFlamme, South Forsyth, Sr.

Defensive player of the year: Andrew Butcher, Alpharetta, Sr.

Special teams player of the year: Ryan Kopec, Alpharetta, Sr.

Coach of the year: Jacob Nichols, Alpharetta

First-team offense

QB – Austin King, Alpharetta, Sr.

RB – Trevor O’Brien, Lambert, Sr.

RB – Michael Babers, Habersham Central, So.

TE – Cameron Kline, South Forsyth, Jr.

WR – Rustin

All-region teams: Irwin County’s Young named top player in 2-A

6:30 am Nov. 26, 2014

Here is the all-region team for 2-A, as voted by the league’s coaches:

Player of the year: Jakyron Young, Irwin County, Sr.

Offensive player of the year: Tyree Johnson, Atkinson County, Sr.

Defensive players of the year: Anthony Jackson, Clinch County, Sr., and D.J. Pollard, Irwin County, Jr.

Special teams player of the year: K.K. Riley, Atkinson County, Sr.

First- team offense

QB – Octavious Johnson, Clinch County, Sr.

FB – Robert Moore, Irwin County, Sr.

RB –

Daily List: Teams with streaks of quarterfinal appearances

6:24 am Nov. 26, 2014

Half of the 56 teams that have made the quarterfinals also made the quarters in 2013. Here are the 28, listed by the year in which their streaks of quarterfinal appearances began.

2000 – Buford

2008 – Calhoun

2009 – Colquitt County

2009 – Sandy Creek

2010 – ELCA

2010 – Tucker

2011 – Gainesville

2011 – Prince Avenue Christian

2011 – St. Pius

2012 – Brooks County

2012 – Dooly County

2012 – Jefferson

2012 – Lovett

2012 – Marion County

2012 – Marist

2012

Four Questions with Atkinson County coach Kip Hall

6:12 am Nov. 26, 2014

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

Kip Hall, Atkinson County

1. Who is/was the most influential person in your coaching career? “There are several people that were influences in my life. First of all my father, who taught me that when you start something, you see it through. Growing up, I had two opportunities to go to

Daily Trivia: Only Class A champion, other than Lincoln County, to repeat in past 30 years

6:00 am Nov. 26, 2014

Marion County and Aquinas are undefeated in their bids to repeat as Class A champions. What is the only school other than Lincoln County to repeat as Class A champion in the past 30 years? (Answer Monday)

Answer to Tuesday’s question: The six teams that are in the quarterfinals for the first time are Etowah (AAAAAA), Mays (AAAAA), North Oconee (AAAA), Pace Academy (AA), Calhoun County (A) and Mount Zion (A). Milton

Tuesday basketball scores

8:46 pm Nov. 25, 2014

High School Basketball

Boys

Chapel Hill 70, Blessed Trinity 68

Eagle’s Landing Christian 63, Oglethorpe County 45

Greater Atlanta Christian 69, Allatoona 49

Harrison 61, Parkview 43

Johnson County 66, Noeth Cobb Christian 55

North Clayton 62, Northside-Columbus 48

Paulding County 94, Woodland-Cartersville 67

Sandy Creek 77, Shaw 48

Sonoraville 58, Pepperell 49

Sprayberry 69, Gordon Lee 43

St. Anne Pacelli 78, Strong Rock Christian 58

Upson-Lee 93, Landmark Christian 83

White County 75, King’s Ridge 62

Girls

Alexander 53, Greater Atlanta Christian 52

Alpharetta 43, Northside-Warner