How the new top-10 teams fared in Week 11


1. (1) Colquitt County (9-0)

Last week: Beat Tift County 45-7. Daijun Edwards rushed for 182 yards and four touchdowns. Jaycee Harden passed for 224 yards. Colquitt held Tift to 110 yards of total offense. Next: Friday vs. Lowndes (7-2)

2. (2) Grayson (7-2)

Last week: Beat Rockdale County 49-3. Grayson led only 19-3 at halftime but scored 30 points in the third quarter and clinched Region 8. Jonathan Halyard rushed for 182 yards. Next: Friday at South Gwinnett (4-5)

3. (3) Parkview (9-0)

Last week: Beat Meadowcreek 44-0. Cody Brown rushed for 117 yards. Parkview clinched Region 7 and eliminated Meadowcreek from playoff contention. Next: Friday at Central Gwinnett (4-5)

4. (4) Hillgrove (9-0)

Last week: Beat Marietta 48-24. Trevor Smith rushed for 160 yards on 22 carries, and Issaiah McCray had 130 yards from scrimmage on 10 touches. Trevarus Walker scored three touchdowns, one on a 90-yard kickoff return that gave Hillgrove the lead for good, 20-17, just before halftime. Hillgrove clinched Region 3. Next: Friday at North Cobb (6-3)

5. (6) Walton (8-1)

Last week: Beat Cherokee 27-7. Walton led only 10-7 at halftime but scored on its first possession of the second half and went on to clinch Region 4. D.J. Soyoye rushed for 91 yards on 22 carries. Cherokee was held to less than 100 yards in total offense. Next: Friday at Woodstock (3-6)

6. (7) Roswell (8-1)

Last week: Beat Woodstock 34-14. Roswell led 7-0 entering the fourth quarter and was tied 14-14 with about five minutes left, then scored three unanswered touchdowns that included interception returns by Abe Nyang and Tyron Hoppe. Ethan Roberts was 16-of-28 passing for 192 yards and two touchdowns, both to John Copenhaver. Next: Friday at Etowah (4-5)

7. (8) North Gwinnett (8-2)

Last week: Beat Peachtree Ridge 42-0. North Gwinnett held Peachtree Ridge to less than 20 yards of total offense in the first half while taking a 35-0 lead. Tyler Goodson scored four touchdowns. Next: Playoffs

8. (10) Milton (7-2)

Last week: Beat Lambert 57-7. Milton led 30-0 in the first quarter and 51-0 by halftime. Jordan Yates scored on runs of 19, 28, 38 and 27 yards and finished with 170 yards rushing on 10 carries. He was 9-of-15 passing for 150 yards. Ahmad Echols rushed for 117 yards, and Ahmad Shaw had 101 yards receiving. Milton held Lambert to minus-13 yards rushing. Next: Friday at North Forsyth (3-6)

9. (NR) Archer (7-2)

Last week: Beat South Gwinnett 35-7. Semaje Banks rushed for 156 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries, and Archer held South Gwinnett to three first downs in the first half while building a 28-0 lead. Next: Friday vs. Shiloh (2-7)

10. (5) Marietta (4-5)

Last week: Lost to Hillgrove 48-24. Harrison Bailey was 9-of-16 passing for 161 yards in the first half but did not play the second because of an undisclosed injury that is feared to be season-ending. Marietta trailed 20-17 at halftime. Next: Friday vs. Kennesaw Mountain (4-5)

Out: No. 9 Tift County (6-3)

Dacula running back Trenton Jones (27) runs the ball during the second half of a high school football game between Lanier and Dacula at Dacula High School Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Dacula.

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Credit: Casey Sykes


1. (1) Lee County (9-0)

Last week: Beat Houston County 45-0. Lee County got three touchdown passes from Kyle Toole, two to Jeremiah Engram. Shaundarious Kimbrough ran for two touchdowns and caught a TD pass. WR Jeremiah Engram had TD receptions of 3 and 48 yards. Sophomore MLB Baron Hopson had 10 tackles, three for losses. The win clinched Lee's second consecutive region title. Next: Friday at Coffee (7-2)

2. (2) Creekview (9-0)

Last week: Beat Sprayberry 22-11. Cade Radam rushed for 210 yards and two touchdowns, one a 53-yarder on the first play from scrimmage. Radam had another 53 yards receiving. Next: Friday vs. Harrison (8-1)

3. (3) Tucker (7-2)

Last week: Beat Mount Zion-Jonesboro 57-7. Tay Johnson rushed for 95 yards and two touchdowns. DE Dawson Rivers had two sacks and a tackle for a loss. Next: Friday at Stephenson (8-1)

4. (7) Allatoona (7-2)

Last week: Beat Dalton 27-14. Daniel Parsons rushed for 173 yards on 31 carries. Dalton got within 20-14 with 5:28 left, but Allatoona drove 64 yards for a game-clinching touchdown. Next: Friday vs. Sequoyah (7-2)

5. (9) Valdosta (6-4)

Last week: Beat Northside-Warner Robins 46-44. A.J. Akins kicked a 40-yard field goal with 2:02 left for the game-winner. Tate Rodemaker was 30-of-48 passing for 491 yards and three touchdowns. Jaheim Bell had 10 catches for 118 yards. The win clinched the No. 2 seed and home-field advantage in the first round out of Region 1. Next: Playoffs

6. (NR) Harrison (8-1)

Last week: Beat Sequoyah 23-17. David Roberts scored on a 3-yard run with 2:09 left to break a 17-17 tie. Harrison struggled to move the ball but forced two late turnovers, and Micah Davis returned a blocked punt 20 yards for a touchdown in the first half. Next: Friday at Creekview (9-0)

7. (5) Northside-Warner Robins (4-5)

Last week: Lost to Valdosta 46-44. Northside trailed 21-0, took its first lead 44-43 on Jadin Daniels' 74-yard pass to Dontravious Odom but lost on a field goal. Daniels passed for 343 yards and rushed for 110. Daniel Neal had 130 yards receiving. Keuntae Stewart had 119 yards receiving. Next: Friday at Houston County (2-7)

8. (8) Stephenson (8-1)

Last week: Beat Lovejoy 44-35. Stephenson trailed 35-27 with less than four minutes left, then scored a touchdown and a conversion for the tie. Lovejoy snapped a punt out of the end zone for a 37-35 Stephenson lead, and Kamar Wilcoxson ran 86 yards for a touchdown and the final margin. Jevon Goff rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns. Joseph Jackson threw for 179 yards and two touchdowns. Next: Friday vs. Tucker (7-2)

9. (NR) Dacula (7-2)

Last week: Beat Lanier 23-0. Trenton Jones rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns and 22 carries, and Dacula intercepted four passes, two by Jaiev Khan. Dacula had six sacks. Next: Friday vs. Winder-Barrow (2-7)

10. (NR) Johns Creek (8-1)

Last week: Beat Alpharetta 32-6. Zach Gibson passed for 222 yards, 129 of those to Gio Dyer. John Stegenga intercepted two passes. Neil Ilenrey had a sack, strip fumble and recovery. Next: Saturday at Dunwoody (2-7)

Out: No. 4 Douglas County (7-2), No. 6 Sequoyah (7-2), No. 10 Coffee (7-2)

Class AAAAA 

1. (1) Rome (10-0)

Last week: Beat Villa Rica 62-7. Jamious Griffin scored five touchdowns and rushed for 174 yards. Knox Kadum rushed for 115 yards and passed for 81 on five attempts. Rome led 48-0 at halftime. Next: Playoffs

2. (2) Buford (7-2)

Last week: Beat Walnut Grove 61-0. Austin Turner returned a punt 52 yards for a touchdown to give Buford a 48-0 lead before halftime. Next: Friday vs. Clarke Central (6-3)

3. (3) Warner Robins (8-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Veterans (8-1)

4. (4) Dutchtown (9-0)

Last week: Beat Eagle's Landing 35-0. Arendez Fedd passed for 192 yards and three touchdowns, and Dutchtown recorded its fourth shutout. Dutchtown also clinched Region 4, the school's first region title. Next: Friday at Locust Grove (5-4)

5. (5) Jones County (8-1)

Last week: Beat Ola 42-3. Hunter Costlow was 12-of-15 passing for 216 yards and four touchdowns, two to Semaj Ingram, who also rushed for 92 yards. Next: Friday vs. Stockbridge (8-1)

6. (6) Stockbridge (8-1)

Last week: Beat Woodland-Stockbridge 35-21. Stockbridge led 35-7 entering the fourth quarter. Jevon McDonald rushed for 75 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries. Clayton Wilson returned an interception 52 yards for a touchdown. Next: Friday at Jones County (8-1)

7. (7) Ware County (7-2)

Last week: Beat New Hampstead 21-7. Ware scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns to break a 7-7 tie. Brothers Thomas Castellanos and Ladedric Castellanos had 139 yards rushing between them. Next: Friday at Wayne County (9-0)

8. (8) Wayne County (9-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Ware County (7-2)

9. (9) Southwest DeKalb (9-0)

Last week: Beat Arabia Mountain 20-19. Southwest won a defensive battle, leading 234-134 in total yards, and clinched Region 5, the Panthers' first region title since 2009. Joshua Tate had two of SWD's six sacks. Next: Friday at Columbia (2-7)

10. (10) Kell (7-2)

Last week: Beat Hiram 30-0. Kell held Hiram to less than 50 yards of total offense. Long punt returns by Mikiyah Vinson and Chad Goddard set up Kell touchdowns. Next: Friday vs. Woodland-Cartersville (4-5)

Class AAAA 

1. (1) Blessed Trinity (9-0)

Last week: Beat Marist 10-7. Ethan Chauvin kicked a 20-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to break a 7-7 tie. Blessed Trinity scored its touchdown on Jake Smith's 26-yard pass to J.D. Bertrand just before halftime. Blessed Trinity clinched Region 7 with the win. Next: Friday vs. White County (3-6)

2. (2) Mary Persons (9-0)

Last week: Beat Perry 40-3. Quen Wilson rushed for 174 yards. Six players scored touchdowns. Next: Friday vs. Howard (6-3)

3. (3) Troup (9-0)

Last week: Beat Central-Carrollton 49-27. Kobe Hudson passed for 291 yards and three touchdowns. Next: Friday at Cartersville (9-0)

4. (4) St. Pius (8-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Stephens County (5-4)

5. (5) Cartersville (9-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Troup (9-0)

6. (6) Eastside (9-0)

Last week: Beat Henry County 41-0. Taylor Carter rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries. Eastside clinched Region 4, its first region title since 2009. Next: Friday at Hampton (4-5)

7. (7) Marist (8-2)

Last week: Lost to Blessed Trinity 10-7. Marist scored its only touchdown on John Flor's 4-yard return of an interception for a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. Marist was held to 38 yards rushing. Next: Playoffs

8. (8) Pickens (10-0)

Last week: Beat LaFayette 48-19. Michael Burrell threw a TD pass and returned an interception for a touchdown. Trevon Hawkins had four tackles for losses. C.J. Streicher threw for 114 yards, rushed for 52 and caught a 15-yard TD pass. Next: Playoffs

9. (9) Flowery Branch (7-2)

Last week: Beat West Hall 27-7. Freshman QB David Renard, starting for injured Elijah Gainey, was 6-of-10 passing for 55 yards and a touchdown. Chase Dial-Watson had 143 all-purpose yards. Next: Friday vs. Denmark (5-4)

10. (10) Ridgeland (6-3)

Last week: Beat Gilmer 63-13. Stephon Walker had a 67-yard TD reception and returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown. Next: Friday at Southeast Whitfield (3-6)

Class AAA 

1. (1) Calhoun (9-0)

Last week: Beat Haralson County 41-6. Gavin Gray passed for 160 yards. Calhoun held Treylon Sheppard, the state's leading rusher, to 104 yards on 34 carries. He entered averaging more than 300 yards per game. Next: Friday vs. Lakeview-Ft. Oglethorpe (7-2)

2. (2) Cedar Grove (8-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Stone Mountain (2-7)

3. (3) Monroe Area (9-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Franklin County (3-6)

4. (4) Peach County (7-2)

Last week: Beat Jackson 42-3. Tijah Woolfolk rushed for 143 yards on 10 carries. Kapien Everett rushed for 73 and scored three touchdowns. Next: Friday vs. Westside-Macon (7-2)

5. (5) Westminster (6-3)

Last week: Beat Stone Mountain 55-0. Paul Weathington rushed for 122 yards, and Parks Harber was 10-of-11 passing for 201 yards and four touchdowns. The starters played only one half. Next: Friday vs. Lovett (4-5)

6. (6) Greater Atlanta Christian (7-2)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Fannin County (4-5)

7. (7) Benedictine (8-1)

Last week: Beat Beach 55-0. Benedictine led 41-0 at halftime and cruised to its 31st consecutive region win. Next: Saturday vs. Jenkins (7-2)

8. (8) Dawson County (8-1)

Last week: Beat Cherokee Bluff 41-7. Dawson County led 21-0 just minutes into the first quarter after a 73-yard run by Dakohta Sonnichsen, an 81-yard run by Sevaughn Clark and a 49-yard run by Ahmad Kamara. Next: Friday vs. North Hall (8-1)

9. (9) Jefferson (8-2)

Last week: Beat Jackson County 38-3. Jefferson ran for 306 yards. Zac Corbin had 88 yards rushing, 65 receiving. Next: Playoffs

10. (10) Pace Academy (6-4)

Last week: Beat Towers 67-14. Pace finished its regular season and will play at Region 8 runner-up Jefferson in the first round. Next: Playoffs

Class AA 

1. (1) Hapeville Charter (7-1)

Last week: Beat Washington 31-6. Marcus Carroll rushed just over 100 yards and two touchdowns. Jerry Smith returned an interception 75 yards for a touchdown and forced a fumble. Next: Friday vs. B.E.S.T. Academy (3-6)

2. (2) Rockmart (9-0)

Last week: Beat Gordon Central 54-11. Rockmart clinched Region 7 and the school's first back-to-back titles since 1956-57 and moved closer to its first 10-0 finish since 1989. Zabrion Whatley rushed for 137 yards, and Markus Smith ran for 120. Next: Friday vs. Model (2-7)

3. (3) Heard County (7-2)

Last week: Beat Lamar County 40-14. Alijah Huzzie was 7-of-11 passing for 251 yards and three touchdowns. Next: Friday at Bremen (8-1)

4. (4) Callaway (8-2)

Last week: Beat Jordan 56-0. Callaway led 49-0 at halftime. Offensive lineman Keiondre Jones and Keshawn Cameron were given turns in the backfield and scored touchdowns on senior night. Next: Playoffs

5. (5) Bremen (8-1)

Last week: Beat Spencer 42-6. Wade Cartwright was 16-of-20 passing for 204 yards and four turnovers. Bremen forced four turnovers. Next: Friday vs. Heard County (7-2)

6. (6) Rabun County (8-1)

Last week: Beat Oglethorpe County 63-6. Rabun led 56-0 at halftime. Brison Beck rushed for 143 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries. Gunner Stockton threw three TD passes to Braxton Hicks. Next: Friday vs. Union County (9-0)

7. (7) Brooks County (7-2)

Last week: Beat Fitzgerald 28-27. Jacolby Brown scored his team's four touchdowns, three rushing, one receiving, and had 137 total yards. Fitzgerald trailed 28-13 in the fourth quarter and missed an extra point in the final minute. Next: Friday at Berrien (5-4)

8. (8) Dublin (8-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at Washington County (8-1)

9. (9) Dodge County (9-1)

Last week: Beat Bleckley County 35-7. R.J. Carr scored on a 37-yard run and a 75-yard kickoff return and threw a 40-yard TD pass to his brother, Mikhail Carr. Mikhail scored on a 75-yard run. Jamal Mahan had three sacks. Next: Playoffs

10. (10) Washington County (8-1)

Last week: Beat Northeast 48-14. Dyquan Bloodsaw rushed for 192 yards and three touchdowns, returned a kickoff 90 yards for a score and intercepted a pass. Preston Daniels passed for 121 yards and ran for 58. Washington County led 34-0 at halftime. Next: Friday vs. Dublin (8-1)

Class A (Private) 

1. (1) Eagle's Landing Christian (8-1)

Last week: Beat Mount Vernon Presbyterian 42-21. Keaton Mitchell rushed for 241 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries. Next: Friday at Landmark Christian (2-7)

2. (2) Athens Academy (9-0)

Last week: Beat Hebron Christian 22-20. Athens Academy took a 22-7 lead in the fourth quarter and held on, once stopping Hebron's fourth-and-goal play. Len'Neth Whitehead rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries. Next: Friday vs. Commerce (8-1)

3. (3) Prince Avenue Christian (8-1)

Last week: Beat George Walton Academy 28-25. Brock Vandagriff was 15-of-20 passing for 248 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries. Elijah Hynes had seven catches for 120 yards. Next: Friday vs. Riverside Military (5-4)

4. (4) Fellowship Christian (9-0)

Last week: Beat Whitefield Academy 42-40. Fellowship trailed 20-14 at halftime and scored three unanswered touchdowns. QB Joey Archer's 1-yard run with 2:47 left made it 42-33. Next: Friday at Mount Zion-Carroll (8-1)

5. (6) Savannah Christian (8-1)

Last week: Beat Claxton 48-8. RB Jordan Grant had 171 yards from scrimmage on 12 touches. RB Marquell Brown had 141 on 12 touches. Omar Burroughs intercepted three passes and returned one for a touchdown. Next: Friday vs. Emanuel County Institute (6-3)

6. (5) George Walton Academy (7-2)

Last week: Lost to Prince Avenue Christian 28-25. George Walton ran 62 plays for 292 yards but couldn't slow Prince Avenue, which put up 468 yards and never punted. Next: Friday vs. Hebron Christian (5-4)

7. (7) Mount Paran Christian (7-2)

Last week: Beat Pinecrest Academy 14-7. John Allen scored on a 4-yard run in the final two minutes to break a 7-7 tie. Next: Friday at North Cobb Christian (8-1)

8. (8) Calvary Day (8-1)

Last week: Beat Savannah Country Day 27-0. Thomas Carver was 18-of-22 passing for 206 yards and scored on two 1-yard runs. Next: Friday vs. Jenkins County (5-4)

9. (10) Aquinas (8-1)

Last week: Beat Warren County 39-36. Patrick Lovering kicked a 25-yard field goal with 3.2 seconds left to break a 36-36 tie. Aquinas had trailed 36-20 in the third quarter. Lovasea Carroll rushed for 253 yards and four touchdowns for Warren. Next: Friday vs. Stratford Academy (4-5)

10. (NR) North Cobb Christian (8-1)

Last week: Beat Darlington 35-21. Ryan Pruitt scored three touchdowns, and he and Timothy Walker had 180 yard rushing between them. North Cobb Christian entered the state rankings for the first time in history. Next: Friday vs. Mount Paran Christian (7-2)

Out: No. 9 Darlington (7-2)

Class A (Public) 

1. (1) Irwin County (9-0)

Last week: Beat Atkinson County 63-6. D.J. Lundy rushed for 169 yards and three touchdowns. Jamal Paul ran for 108 yards on three carries. Jamorri Colson intercepted two passes, returned one for a touchdown, and caught a 53-yard TD pass. Next: Friday at Turner County (6-3)

2. (2) Clinch County (8-1)

Last week: Beat Charlton County 40-14. Tyler Morehead rushed for 130 yards and scored on a 53-yard run 47 seconds into the game and then on a 15-yard run two minutes later. Clinch has won four straight in the Swamp War rivalry. Clinch County head coach Jim Dickerson was injured in the second quarter when a player rolled into him. He was diagnosed with a concussion, pulled muscles in his back and a possible rib fracture, according to the Clinch County News. Next: Friday vs. Telfair County (4-5)

3. (4) Pelham (9-0)

Last week: Beat Seminole County 63-19. Kendrick Patterson was 8-of-10 passing for 210 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 74 yards and two touchdowns. Next: Friday vs. Mitchell County (8-1)

4. (5) Marion County (9-0)

Last week: Beat Taylor County 24-0. Trice McCannon was 9-of-16 passing for 186 yards and two touchdowns, both to Trice McCannon covering 27 and 65 yards. Next: Friday vs. Schley County (8-1)

5. (7) Mount Zion-Carroll (8-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Fellowship Christian (9-0)

6. (6) Charlton County (6-3)

Last week: Lost to Clinch County 40-14. Charlton trailed 21-0, got within 21-14, but was intercepted deep in Clinch territory and never got back in the game. Next: Friday at Lanier County (0-9)

7. (8) Schley County (8-1)

Last week: Beat Pacelli 45-0. Zamon Ross had 129 yards from scrimmage on seven touches. Next: Friday at Marion County (9-0)

8. (9) Mitchell County (8-1)

Last week: Beat Randolph-Clay 49-6. Mitchell County's starters played only one quarter against a winless opponent. Next: Friday at Pelham (9-0)

9. (3) Commerce (8-1)

Last week: Lost to Riverside Military 20-19. Commerce failed on a two-point run attempt in the fourth quarter but still nabbed the No. 1 seed from its Region 8 subregion despite the loss. Next: Friday at Athens Academy (9-0)

10. (10) Greene County (7-2)

Last week: Beat Washington-Wilkes 42-22. QB C'Darius Kelly rushed for 156 yards and four touchdowns on 12 carries and passed for 127 yards and a score. D'Myron West rushed for 108 yards and had 59 receiving. Friday vs. Tattnall Square (6-3)

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