Friday review: Woodstock, Brookwood, Lassiter score big wins

Article and photos courtesy of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution –> Original Article Here

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 Etowah 17-14. … Mill Creek clinched the Region 6.

Here’s more –

Region 1 – Lowndes (d. Camden County) and Colquitt County (d. Tift County) won convincingly as expected. Lowndes (8-1, 2-0) and Colquitt (5-4, 2-0) will play next week in Moultrie for the region title. Tift (5-4, 0-2) and Camden (2-6, 0-2) will play for the third state-playoff berth the following week. Tift might still get the Class 7A wild card if it loses. But it will be do-or-die for Camden.

Region 2 – Westlake (5-3, 2-0) beat Newnan (3-5, 1-2) 24-14. That means Westlake can clinch the region title with a win next week vs. Wheeler (4-4, 2-1). East Coweta (6-2, 2-1) blew out Pebblebrook (4-4, 1-2) 37-0 to break a second-place tie and is looking like the second-best team in the region.

Region 3 – McEachern (d. North Paulding 34-6), Hillgrove (d. Kennesaw Mountain 34-22) and North Cobb (d. Marietta 31-16) remain the big three. Hillgrove (5-3, 3-0) plays North Cobb (6-2, 2-1) next week and McEachern (7-1, 3-0) the week after.

Region 4 – Great night of football in this region. Cherokee beat Cherokee County rival Woodstock 50-42 in overtime in a game between teams that entered with 2-0 records in region play. Cherokee (5-3, 3-0) is now tied for the lead with top-ranked Roswell (8-0, 3-0), which came back in the fourth quarter to beat tied-for-last Etowah 17-14. Cherokee and Roswell will play each other Nov. 4. But in the meantime, Cherokee must face revived Lassiter (6-2, 1-2), which beat Walton 13-7 in a rivalry game.

Region 5 – Lambert is one victory from its first-ever region championship after a 17-7 victory over West Forsyth in a game that decided first place. Lambert (5-3, 3-0) just needs to beat Milton (3-5, 1-2) or Forsyth Central (3-4, 0-3) to claim the prize. South Forsyth beat North Forsyth 42-7, and Milton beat Forsyth Central 45-0. That means South (5-3, 2-1) almost certainly will make the playoffs and that North (4-4, 1-2) and Milton (3-5, 1-2) will fight for the fourth chair on Nov. 4.

-Region 6 – Second-ranked Mill Creek (9-0, 5-0) clinched the region title with a 35-23 victory over Mountain View (7-2, 3-2). Meanwhile, Peachtree Ridge (3-5, 2-2) upset North Gwinnett (4-4, 2-2) 28-21. Now there’s a virtual four-way tie for second among those three and Collins Hill (2-6, 2-2). Only three likely will make the playoffs.

-Region 7 – No. 10 Brookwood beat No. 8 Parkview 24-23 in overtime. That means Brookwood (6-2, 4-0) will play at fifth-ranked Norcross (8-0, 4-0) next week for the region title. Parkview and Central Gwinnett will battle it out for third the final week.

-Region 8 – Predictable: Grayson (d. Newton 34-0), Archer (d. Rockdale County 35-0) and South Gwinnett (d. Shiloh 35-6). Grayson (7-1, 4-0) travels to Hoover, Ala., next week and probably can’t clinch the region title until it returns.


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NG Nation5pts

Mountain View continues to impress week after week. Not only has this team reached a milestone at 7 victories with the 8th victory highly likely, they will be in the playoffs for the first time ever. They might surprise a lot of folks by winning their first round game as well providing they aren’t the 4th seed playing Grayson.

Marietta Fan

Marietta Fan5pts

Nothing against all the Colquitt people, but I hope Lowndes wins so if we are fortunate enough to beat North Paulding to make the postseason, we can play at Lowndes where we have good memories. The last playoff spot in our region will be determined by the Marietta North Paulding game on the 4th. If we make the postseason this year, it will be a year ahead of schedule. Even if we were to play Colquitt, I might make the trip just get the experience of “The Hawgpen”.

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