Johnson is the back in the Pistol offense. He has been over 100 yards in each of the first three games. He scored 15 touchdowns last season, three of them on returns.
Childers has dependable targets in three-year starter Marquel Lane and Tony Hale, who has the speed to stretch the field.
The defense is led by its linebackers: Dallas Cannon, Daelen Harrison and Cody Hightower on the inside and Clay Duncan and Chris Blackston on the outside.
“Those are some physically tough kids,” Bishop said. “They love contact and they love to compete. They’ll force the ball carrier to make a decision. You’ll look at them off the hook and they’re not that special, but they’re very physical and they love to hit.”
Adairsville, which was off a week ago after its emotional win over Ringgold, will be challenged this week by Sonoraville, which is off to a 3-1 start.
“They’re much improved and they continue to improve,” Bishop said. “They’re on a roll as well.”
Reed rambles for Elbert: Rantious "Boochie" Reed showed no sign of shin-splint related issues against Laney. The Elbert County tailback scored all six touchdowns in a 40-20 win over Laney. Reed ran for four touchdowns, recovered a fumble in the end zone following a blocked up and returned an interception for a score.