Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Our weekly look at the top football performances from last week.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Roswell Patch Football Honor Roll Top performances from last week's games: CENTENNIAL Zietrick Smith, running back: Rushed 32 times for 129 yards and a touchdown, and caught a touchdown pass. Jimmy Meyer, quarterback: Rushed for 70 yards and a touchdown and passed for 34 yards and a touchdown. Matt Deshong: Returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown. FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN Stephen Lantz: Rushed for 112 yards and had six tackles on defense. James Wilson: Had seven tackles, and had 19 rushing yards on offense. Conor Linneen: Had six tackles. BLESSED TRINITY Jordan Denson: Rushed for 90 yards and two touchdowns. Sam Roberts: Rushed for 98 yards and a touchdown. Football Honor Roll posts every Tuesday. To nominate a player, email Patch by…
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Centennial still has a shot at winning homefield advantage for first round of playoffs.
Every week, I pick high school football games that are played in Patch coverage areas from Cumming to Stone Mountain. Check out this week's predictions, then let us know how you think your team will fare in the comment box below ... if you dare. Last week’s best picks: King’s Ridge 21, Mount Pisgah 20 (actual score, King’s Ridge 20, Mount Pisgah 14, OT); Tucker 50, Redan 10 (actual score, Tucker 54, Redan 7). Last week’s worst picks: Forsyth Central 28, Creekview 27 (actual score, Creekview 27, Forsyth Central 17); Parkview 21, Brookwood 20 (actual score, Brookwood 23, Parkview 19). Last week's record: 20-2. Overall record: 163-42-1. Are you ready for another round of picks? Centennial at Alpharetta: Alpharetta (7-1 overall, 4-0 in Region …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Senior QB comes up big in Fellowship Christian's Senior Night victory.
Roswell Patch Football Honor Roll Player of the Week Blais Furse/Fellowship Christian It was Senior Night for Fellowship Christian and quarterback Blais Furse didn't disappoint. The senior's three-touchdown performance was the key for the Paladins in their 30-18 win over Southwest Atlanta Christian last week. Furse completed 4 of 6 passes for 89 yards and rushed for 34 yards and the three touchdowns as Fellowship improved to 4-4. Other top performers: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN Tyler Hart, running back: Rushed 13 times for 76 yards. James Wilson, running back: Had 11 carries, 67 yards. Stephen Lantz, running back: had 34 yards rushing, 25 yards receiving, and had four solo tackles and two assists on defense. Robert Germaine, linebacker: Had four…
Monday, October 24, 2011
The Paladins downed Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy 30-18 to improve record to 4-4.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Senior quarterback Blais Furse rushed for three touchdowns to lead Fellowship Christian School to a 30-18 victory over Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy of College Park at Paladin Field Friday on Senior Night. The Paladins took leads of 21-6 in the second quarter and 23-12 on a safety with 1:45 left in the third quarter as they improved to 4-4 with two games to play. The Paladins travel to Pace Academy on Friday, Oct. 28, looking to reach five wins in a season for the first time since the school finished 11-2 in 2007. The Paladins have now posted four or more victories in one season four times in school history, including 4-6 in 2008, 4-7 in 2006 and 5-6 in 2005. “A win is a win, and we will take it,” FCS head coach Hunter Chadwick said…
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Centennial, Blessed Trinity and Fellowship Christian should come out on the winning end. But what about Roswell?
Every week, I pick high school football games that are played in Patch coverage areas from Cumming to Stone Mountain. Check out this week's predictions, then let us know how you think your team will fare in the comment box below ... if you dare. Last week’s best picks: Chattahoochee 37, Sequoyah 10 (actual score, Chattahoochee 31, Sequoyah 12); North Gwinnett 35, Mountain View 17 (actual score, North Gwinnett 35, Mountain View 7). Last week’s worst picks: Norcross 28, Peachtree Ridge 24 (actual score, Peachtree Ridge 41, Norcross 14); Mt. Pisgah 24, Lovett 17 (actual score, Lovett 32, Mt. Pisgah 14). Last week's record: 19-4. Overall record: 143-40-1. Are you ready for another round of picks? North Forsyth at Centennial: Centennial’s …
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Late 49-yard field goal provided 31-28 win over Lovett.
Roswell Patch Football Honor Roll Player of the Week Davis Plowman/Blessed Trinity Sometimes kickers only get noticed in football when they make a mistake, but that's not the case for Blessed Trinity's Davis Plowman. The senior made one of the biggest kicks in program history last week — a 49-yarder with 16 seconds remaining — as the Titans beat Lovett 31-28 and take the lead in the Region 6-AA, Division B standings. Plowman made two other field goals in the game. Other top performers: BLESSED TRINITY Jordan Denson, running back: Rushed for 117 yards and one touchdown on 28 carries. Spencer McManes, quarterback: Completed 13 of 21 passes for 219 yards. Chris Dore, receiver: Had four receptions for 64 yards. Scott Evans, receiver: Two …
Friday, October 14, 2011
Here's your chance to vote for the best (or your favorite) high school football team in North Fulton.
Did you know that there are at least five different organizations that rank high school football teams in Georgia? Few of them are in agreement, and none of them ask for your opinion. Here's your chance to chime in. The question is simple: Who has the best football team in North Fulton? Take the poll below and vote for your favorite. Cast your vote based on performance, who has the best players (or band), or just to show your team some love. There is no wrong answer. COMING TONIGHT ON PATCH Friday Night Scoreboard: All the scores you want, updated as they're reported to Patch.
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Can Roswell breaks its losing ways against Alpharetta? Maybe.
Every week, I pick high school football games that are played in Patch coverage areas from Cumming to Stone Mountain. Check out this week's predictions, then let us know how you think your team will fare in the comment box below ... if you dare. Last week’s best picks: Peachtree Ridge 28, Collins Hill 24 (actual score, Peachtree Ridge 28, Collins Hill 27); Parkview 21, Central Gwinnett 14 (actual score, Parkview 22, Central Gwinnett 15). Last week’s worst picks: Shiloh 17, Archer 14 (actual score, Archer 35, Shiloh 0); Lambert 21, Johns Creek 20 (actual score, Johns Creek 23, Lambert 0). Last week's record: 17-6-1. Overall record: 124-36-1. Are you ready for another round of picks? Roswell at Alpharetta: First-place Alpharetta (6-1, 3-0 …
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Francis had 200 receiving yards in a 32-30 win over Roswell.
Roswell Patch Football Honor Roll Player of the Week Wade Francis/Centennial Wade Francis had a career game in Centennial's 32-30 win over Roswell. The wide receiver caught eight passes for 200 yards — accounting for all of the Knights' passing yards. He also scored a touchdown. But perhaps the biggest play came at the end of the game. He recovered the onside kick that put the Knights in position to kick the game-winninh field goal. Other top performers: CENTENNIAL Jimmy Meyer, quarterback: Completed 9 of 18 passes for 200 yards and a touchdown; rushed for 25 yards and three touchdowns. Connor Davis, kicker: Made field goals of 34 and 25 yards. Made two of three PAT attempt; the missed extra point came after a bad snap. Zietrick Smith, …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Patriots defeat Paladins 35-14.
The Mount Pisgah Patriots celebrated their homecoming with a 35-14 Region 5-A North win over Fellowship Christian Friday. The victory improved Mount Pisgah to 4-2 overall, 2-1 in the subregion. Fellowship Christian fell to 3-3 and 1-3. After mounting a long drive in the first quarter, Mount Pisgah scored first on a quarterback keeper by Kyle Sloter. The first quarter closed out with the Patriots up 7-0 on the Paladins. At the 10:40 mark of the second quarter, Sloter connected with Oz Dixon on a scoring pass to give Mount Pisgah a 14-0 advantage. Fellowship Christian answered with a long drive on its next possession, which culminated with Stephen Lantz's 3-yard TD run, cutting the Patriots lead to 14-7 at halftime. On Mt. Pisgah's first …