Most first-round opponents during Buford's 14 consecutive playoff appearances were overmatched and resulted in easy victories. But Friday night at Tom Riden Stadium, Cedar Grove proved a worthy foe.
Led by the precision passing and quick feet of senior quarterback Clint Ashe, the Wildcats blew open a close game midway through the first half and sailed to a 42-20 victory over rival Winder-Barrow.
Wildcats fall short of goal on Senior Night
Homecoming festivities create memories that last a lifetime. On Friday night in Winder, the Bulldoggs created a memory that will live forever in Winder-Barrow lore. The 31-game losing streak is history.
Trailing 10-0 at halftime and the vaunted Apalachee running game held to 78 yards by a stingy Cedar Shoals defense, Wildcats head coach Shane Davis had a simple message during intermission.
Hebron Christian hosted a "Pink Out" Friday night in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month hoping to leave the visiting George Walton Academy Bulldogs black and blue. The Bulldogs had other plans.
Hebron Christian hosted Pinecrest Academy in their first ever region contest with high hopes for a fast start in Region 8-A.
After a 60-point outburst last week against Cross Keys, Hebron Christian looked to carry that momentum into a Homecoming matchup against St. Francis. Despite another outstanding offensive effort, Hebron (1-2) could not capitalize on several prime scoring opportunities and fell to St. Francis 23-0 Friday night in Dacula.
In a final tuneup before embarking on the program's inaugural season of region play, Lanier's Taylor Grant passed for 174 yards and two touchdowns and the Longhorns pulled away for a win
Playing its first full varsity season, Lanier traveled to Oconee County Friday night seeking their first win of the year. It was a historic trip. The Longhorns (1-1) rode the hot arm and slippery legs of quarterback Taylor Grant to prevail 17-14 in a see-saw affair over Oconee County.