Will VanPamelen kicked a 25-yard field goal to cap off a frantic finish as top-ranked Grayson took its first lead of the game with 1:04 remaining, gave up that lead on the final play of regulation, and ultimately beat No. 2 Roswell 23-20 in overtime in the Class AAAAAAA championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome.
VanPamelen’s kick in the Rams’ overtime possession provided the final margin, but the victory wasn’t secure until Roswell’s Turner Barckhoff, who had kicked field goals of 47 and 29 yards during regulation, missed a 32-yarder on the game’s final play. Read the complete story here.
Here's a recap of all other state title action in the final weekend of HS action at the Georgia Dome:
> Class A private - Eagle's Landing Christian 34, Fellowship Christian 27 (2 OT)
> Class AAA - Cedar Grove 30, GAC 19
> Class AAAAA - Rome 16, Buford 7
> Class AAAAAA - Valdosta 17, Tucker 7
> Class A public - Macon County 35, McIntosh County Academy 0
> Class AA - Benedictine 49, Fitzgerald 26
> Class AAAA - Cartersville 58, Thomson 7