Class 7A blog: Grayson, Collins Hill to meet again in all-Gwinnett final

Collins Hill quarterback Samuel Horn (21) attempts a pass in the second half against Grayson at Grayson High School Friday, September 18, 2020 in Loganville, Ga.. Grayson won 28-7. (Jason Getz/Special to the AJC)

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Collins Hill quarterback Samuel Horn (21) attempts a pass in the second half against Grayson at Grayson High School Friday, September 18, 2020 in Loganville, Ga.. Grayson won 28-7. (Jason Getz/Special to the AJC)

Grayson and Collins Hill won their semifinal games Friday night and will meet in an all-Gwinnett County final that will be a rematch of a regular-season season.

The last all-Gwinnett final and rematch occurred in 2013, when Norcross avenged a 36-17 regular-season loss and beat North Gwinnett 31-14. Grayson won the first meeting with Collins Hill 28-7 on Sept. 18.

It will be the sixth rematch in a state final in the highest classification. The original winner is 3-2.

Class 7A State Championship is Collins Hill vs. Grayson Dec. 30 at 7 p.m., Georgia State’s Center Parc Stadium

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Both teams won decisively Friday night as No. 1-ranked Grayson defeated No. 3 Norcross 28-0 in a game between undefeated teams. Collins Hill, ranked No. 6, beat No. 4 Lowndes 28-7.

Grayson held Norcross to less than 100 yards of total offense, and Jake Garcia threw two touchdown passes.

Collins Hill wide receiver Travis Hunter had 11 receptions for 184 yards and three touchdowns and intercepted a pass.

Grayson (13-0) will play for its third state championship in 10 years, and first since 2016. Collins Hill (12-2) is in the finals for the first time.

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The 2020 GHSA football state championship games will be Dec. 28-30 at Georgia State’s Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta.

Class 6A State Championship (Dec. 29 at 7 p.m.): Buford vs. Lee County

Class 5A State Championship (Dec. 30 at 3:30 p.m.): Cartersville vs. Warner Robins

Class 4A State Championship (Dec. 29 at 3:30 p.m.): Jefferson vs. Marist

Class 3A State Championship (Dec. 30 at Noon): Oconee County vs. Pierce County

Class 2A State Championship (Dec. 29 at Noon): Callaway vs. Fitzgerald

Class A Public State Championship (Dec. 28 at 7 p.m.): Irwin County vs. Brooks County

Class A Private State Championship (Dec. 28 at 3:30 p.m.): Prince Avenue Christian vs. Trinity Christian.

How to watch and listen: The games will be televised live on Georgia Public Broadcasting, streamed on GPB.org/sports and NFHSNetwork.com/ghsa. On radio: Georgia News Network and 680 The Fan Family of Networks, 1340 AM and 103.7 FM. On demand video at GPB.org.

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