Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Friday review: Woodstock, Brookwood, Lassiter score big wins

9:42 am Oct. 22, 2016

Here’s a recap of what happened Friday in the high class …

Short version – Two county rivalries went to overtime –Woodstock beat Cherokee 50-42 in Cherokee (see Cherokee Tribune story), and Brookwood beat Parkview 24-23 in Gwinnett (See Stan Awtrey’s story.)  … Lassiter won another county rivalry game vs. Walton 13-7 in Cobb (See Chip Saye’s story.) … No. 1 Roswell needed a fourth-quarter comeback to beat

Landmark earns signature win; Fellowship and Mt. Zion on collision course

3:53 am Oct. 22, 2016

Signature win for Landmark
In what head coach Wayne Brantley said was one of the best wins in the illustrious history of the Landmark Christian School program, the War Eagles, ranked No. 3 (Private), scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to stun No. 2 Wesleyan, 21-17, ruining the Wolves’ homecoming weekend. And Landmark made its comeback running right at Wesleyan in the wildcat formation, featuring freshman Dalton Colburn and senior

Blessed Trinity 28, Marist 26

1:25 am Oct. 22, 2016

Throughout the week in practice, Steele Chambers was a focal point of Blessed Trinity’s offensive gameplan. This keen strategy worked to perfection in live action as the sophomore running back carved up host-squad Marist’s defense for three touchdowns to pace the Titans to a 28-26 victory.

With the win, Blessed Trinity improves to 7-2 and takes sole possession of first place in Region 7-AAAA with an unbeaten mark of 3-0.

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Brookwood 24, Parkview 23 OT

12:30 am Oct. 22, 2016

Perhaps it was only fitting on the night they celebrated the 20th anniversary of Brookwood’s first state championship team, that the Broncos would find a way to score a dramatic win over their most bitter

Lassiter 13, Walton 7

11:43 pm Oct. 21, 2016

Lassiter was 5-0 and ranked No. 6 in Class AAAAAAA two weeks ago but found itself in an uncomfortable spot – tied for last place in Region 4-AAAAAAA – after losing to Roswell and Woodstock

Westminster 17, Lovett 10

10:56 pm Oct. 21, 2016

It took nearly half the game, but the Westminster Wildcats finally found an answer to the Lovett Lions run game and also came up with one of their own, leaning on Isaiah Malcome to win

Landmark 21, Wesleyan 17

10:54 pm Oct. 21, 2016

With the game seemingly on the verge of slipping away from Landmark Christian School, the War Eagles did what the War Eagle do.

Get tough.

Down 17-7 late in the third quarter, with their quarterback/safety Joey Blount nursing a stinger, Landmark (8-0, 5-0 in Region 5A), ranked No. 3 in Class A, turned to its offensive line and hard charging backs, and scored two fourth quarter touchdowns, while the defense got a

Dekalb County Week 10 Scores/Results

5:55 pm Oct. 21, 2016

How the game was won: Hayden Kilgore booted through a 29-yard field goal to provide the only scoring of the opening quarter that put host Jefferson up 3-0. Freshman quarterback Colby Clark ran in a 10-yard touchdown and 5-yard touchdown in the second quarter to give the Dragons a 17-0 halftime edge. After a scoreless third quarter, Colby Wood iced the game with a 1-yard touchdown dive with 10:13 to