Buford at Fannin County preview

Buford’s Matt Bonadies

Buford’s Matt Bonadies

Buford Wolves (7-AAA)

Coach: Jess Simpson

Record: 7-0, 4-0 region

Last week: Beat Dawson County 42-10

Fannin County Rebels (7-AAA)

Coach: Greg Chambers

Record: 2-5, 1-3 region

Last week: Beat Banks County 6-0

Buford’s offense has been on a roll all season, except for last week when the unit turned the ball over three times in the first half. They regrouped in the second half to score 40-plus points for the sixth time this season.

Joshua Thomas continues to lead the running game. The junior had three touchdowns last week and is second on the team with eight rushing scores and has one receiving touchdown. Thomas Wilson leads the Wolves with 10 total TDs.

Clemson commitment Korie Rogers, the Class AAA Defensive Player of the Year last season, intercepted a pass in last week’s game and is second on the team in tackles.

Kicker Matt Bonadies was 6-for-6 on PATs to remain perfect on the season with 45 straight PATs.

Buford will try to extend its 17-game winning streak dating back to last season when it makes the two-hour trip north to the Blue Ridge mountains.

Fannin County is coming off a 6-0 win over Banks County, which snapped a four-game losing streak. The Rebels have scored just 20 points in the last three games combined.

Last meeting: Buford won 51-0 last year

Directions to Fannin County High School: Take Ga-400 north, turn left on Ga-136 west, continue on Ga-183, continue on Ga-52, turn right on Greenfield Rd., take slight right onto US-76 east, turn right onto East 1st St., school will be on the right.