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Friday Night Summaries

We covered 10 games tonight from Cobb to Gwinnett and the Southside to North Atlanta. Check out this article for all the stats, big plays and important information from 10 state high school games.

The Rundown on Key Friday Night Matchups

Check out our summaries of 10 key Friday night games! See why the games are important and check out the playoff and region title implications for each matchup. Also, see other details like series history, key players and other interesting facts.

Watch the GHSA State Volleyball Championships

Saturday's state volleyball finals plan to give high school sports fans plenty of excitement. In Class 5A, Walton looks to get back in the winner's circle for the first time since 2002, when the Raiders won the last of five consecutive state titles. They will be opposed by Northview, who won state gold in 2007 and 2008.

Despite Coaches Being Laid Off Allatoona Sticks Together, Reaches the Top 10

Allatoona High School is Cobb County’s newest high school. Opened in the fall of 2008 and nicknamed the Buccaneers, Allatoona has had only one coach in its short history: Gary Varner. The head coaching job at Allatoona was his first-ever head coaching job, which makes Varner’s head coaching experience just as limited as his program’s.

Volleyball Teams Head to Finals Weekend; Grady Defense Suffocates St. Pius X

Lovett and Westminster are squaring off on the gridiron this Friday, but first there was a Class A/AA state volleyball quarterfinal showdown between the two Buckhead rivals. Westminster had defeated Lovett exactly two weeks earlier in the Area 5-A/AAA championship by a score of three games to one, so the Wildcats again had home-court advantage.

McEachern Comeback Win Puts Region Title Within Reach

Sometimes it is better to be lucky than good. For McEachern, it was better to be lucky and good in their 31-28 win over North Cobb. Quarterback Trent Thompson hit receiver Rory Anderson on a 13-yard touchdown pass with 45 seconds left to complete a second-half comeback and give the Indians their seventh win of the season.

DeKalb Cross Country Teams Fare Well in Recent Meets

The Region 6, Class 4A cross country meet was held Saturday at Marist High School. The top four teams from each division and the top 10 individual runners go on to the state meet, so a huge opportunity was at stake. John Ewing of Lakeside DeKalb edged out James Dwyer of Dunwoody and Matthew Weber of Marist with a time of 16:42 to win the varsity boys race. Marist, Lakeside-DeKalb, Dunwoody, and Southwest DeKalb all qualified in the boys division for the state meet.

The Score 44 Presented by Sonic - Week 10

Here is this week’s newest edition of the Score 44! This is our list of the top 44 high school seniors in the state. In this week’s 44, we have two changes: Tyler Cierski and Angelo Watley were replaced in the list by AJ Sims of Brookwood and Marcus Caffey of Grady. Sims had been in the 44 earlier this year while this is Caffey’s first appearance…

The GHSF Daily/AJC High School Football Rankings

This week's rankings reveal that only Class 2A did not see any changes. Meanwhile, the state's largest and smallest class each had significant movement after week 9.

Friday Night Summaries

Check out our rundowns on 14 high school football games. We've included scores, stats, and other interesting information about the metro Atlanta games we covered.

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