Week 7 of the Georgia High School Association 2016 football season saw 18 of 24 Gwinnett County teams take the field, including 8 that took on non-county opponents in region contests, winning five of the eight games.
Week 6 of the Georgia High School Association 2016 football season saw 21 of 24 Gwinnett County teams taking the field, including 11 that battled non-county teams and five games that were region openers for county teams.
Mill Creek PK Brenton King set a new school record with a 56-yard field goal against Archer in the Hawks win. Image courtesy Tony Rowe.
Gwinnett County football includes outstanding efforts week in and week out, and the best of the best are highlighted in the GSR Impact Performers of the Week Shoutout. Central Gwinnett quarterback Jarren Williams and Mill Creek placekicker Brenton King turned in stellar games that were key to their team earning wins in Week 4 action.
Brenton King set a new school record with a 56 yard FG in the Mill Creek win against Archer in Week 4 action. Image courtesy Tony Rowe.
Week 4 of the Georgia High School Association 2016 football season saw 17 of 24 Gwinnett County teams taking the field, including nine that battled non-county teams and four games that paired county teams. Mill Creek, Norcross, and Wesleyan won to remain undefeated heading to Week 5.
This is the first of a weekly listing of games involving county teams. With region action drawing near, the stakes are high every week in a county with such incredible competition, so scoreboard watching becomes a necessity.
Senior WR Bryce White (1) and his South Gwinnett teammates are off to a 3-0 start after earning a hard-fought W against a solid Brookwood squad in Week 3 action. Image courtesy South Gwinnett Football.
The first three weeks of the Georgia High School Association 2016 football season has included outstanding games, stellar individual efforts, and surprise starts-both good and bad-for a number of teams. Week 3 saw 19 of 24 Gwinnett County teams in action, 11 that squared off with non-county teams and four games that paired county teams.
South Gwinnett, led by QB Seth Johnston (6), faces Lanier in one of the top county games of the GHSA Week 2 schedule. Image courtesy Brian Kirk.
The second week of the Georgia High School Association football regular season schedule includes three games that have been selected the GSR county pairings of the week.
The Swarm (seen celebrating the Week 8 win over the Bandits) are on a bye in Week 10 of the NLL season. Image courtesy Georgia Swarm/Bill Wippert.
Georgia (4-5) heads to their first bye week of the season tied with Rochester (3-4) for third in the East Division of the National Lacrosse League. The Swarm and Knighthawks trail New England (5-2) and Buffalo (5-4) in the five-team division. Toronto (2-6) currently is the cellar dweller.
Deangelo Gibbs (8), the No. 1 rated Class of 2017 prospect, was one of two players from the class that moved from Peachtree Ridge to Grayson last week.
Peachtree Ridge football lost two top players from the Class of 2017 last week when both Deangelo Gibbs and Breon Dixon transferred to Grayson, also a Gwinnett County school. While the intra-county transfers must be disappointing for the Lions faithful, the Rams fan base is sure to be energized by the addition of two of the state’s top players.
Cameryn Brent (1) ran for 217 yards and scored twice in the Grayson semifinal loss to Roswell on Friday night. Image courtesy Jim Lacey.
Grayson (13-1) was good on a 19-yard field goal to take a 26-23 lead against Roswell (14-0) with just 41 seconds remaining in the Georgia High School Association football semifinal matchup. With the Ram faithful still celebrating the score, the Hornets offense took the field and completed passes of 30 and 35 yards, the last of which was a touchdown and came with 10 ticks of the clock left, en route to a 30-26 win that brought the Grayson season to a sudden end.