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WEEK 11 SCOREBOARD: Results from state and metro games

Here are the Week Eleven games you can find stories and photos from this weekend on ajc.com…

Roswell vs. Lassiter | Photos
Peachtree Ridge vs. North Gwinnett | Photos
Douglass vs. Stephenson
| Photos

Don’t forget to check out these high school football gamers and stories…

Gainesville vs. Flowery Branch
Parkview vs. Brookwood
Sandy Creek vs. Banneker (Region 5-AAAA championship)
A look at Douglass’ Garrison Smith

In the metro Atlanta roundup, get the scoop on these games…

SW DeKalb vs. Stone Mountain
Dunwoody vs. St. Pius (Region 5-AAA championship)
Collins Hill vs. Norcross
Woodland-Henry vs. Woodward Academy
Grady vs. Cedar Grove (Region 5-AAA play-in)
Blessed Trinity vs. Westminster
Kell vs. Milton
Apalachee vs. Salem

WEEK 11 SCOREBOARD: Results from state and metro games

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Week 11 topic: Who’s most overrated / underrated going into playoffs?

618 comments Add your comment

Wolverine Fan

November 5th, 2009
10:32 am

Are ya getting ready EP?

Wolverine2Blazer

November 5th, 2009
10:39 am

I think that harrison cracked their cannon. ;)

highschool football fan

November 5th, 2009
10:40 am

Colquitt County will probably be the 2 or 3 seed in 1-aaaaa.I expect them to beat NSWR on Friday. If they are 3, they probably get to the quarterfinals or better. If 2 they have to play Camden in round 2 and that game could be a toss-up. Of course, if they win this week and Lowndes loses, watch out at number 1 seed they could go the distance. I am a lowndes viking fan by the way.

Wolverine Fan

November 5th, 2009
10:52 am

Are you gonna be there tomorrow night 2blazer? Wonder if EP will bring any fans?

Usual Noises

November 5th, 2009
10:58 am

Isn’t Stone Mountain playing Grady for the National Championship this week?

cane fan

November 5th, 2009
11:18 am

FITZGERALD IS GOING TO “DISMANTLE” THE THOMASVILLE BULLDOGS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Wolverine2Blazer

November 5th, 2009
11:34 am

No, I’ve got a game Saturday at 2 i have to suit up for so can’t come back for the game. Prob wont be back in the Wood till Thanksgiving break. Though if ya’ll play Lowndes/Northside in round 3 i’ll be there. Pretty much any south Ga games in the playoffs i’ll come to .

TJ

November 5th, 2009
11:56 am

Watch out for Parkview, their senior QB is back. Look at games before the Grayson game in which they broke his jaw….lots of points. Bad news for Brookwood this Friday. Only good thing going for Brookwood is home field advantage. Huge game this week for both teams. Winner is 4th seed and loser packs it up for the season. So McEachern should be concerned if Parkview comes back into early season form with their emotional and big play leader. Will be a tougher game than most will expect.

Pops

November 5th, 2009
12:14 pm

Wolverine guys – I think the Hoya and EP guys have left the building?

Throughdagrapevine

November 5th, 2009
12:48 pm

I hear that Stone Mountain and Lithonia has to forfeit some games due to playing ineligible players and the head coaches are to fired. This could be big, has anyone else heard this?

Hoya Chuck

November 5th, 2009
1:50 pm

Pops…I’m still here!! I still have hope that a Harrison miracle will occur, and my Hoyas will land in the play-offs!! I don’t care if we play Grayson or Georgia Tech!! As long as we have one more week of football to try and salvage this disappointing season. Good luck to Woodstock and Peachtree Ridge! Two programs with alot of class!!

GO HOYAS!!

Wolverine Fan

November 5th, 2009
1:54 pm

Hoya Chuck….If someone maybe locked your coach in the locker room and kept him off the field…ya might have a chance.

SportsFan31313

November 5th, 2009
1:57 pm

BREAKING NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Region 6-AAAA Stone Mountain has to forfeit 9 games that guarantees no post season playoffs……

ImaTitleTownBaby

November 5th, 2009
2:00 pm

I think Grayson is overrated…but we will see in a couple weeks.

Pops

November 5th, 2009
2:07 pm

Hoya Chuck – I am hopeful you will have the same nice comments for Etowah after this weekend. Glad you are still here.

Wolverine Fan

November 5th, 2009
2:08 pm

So did Lithonia. I thinlk both head coaches should be made to stand in front of the school holding signs that read “I am a cheater”

Say it Aint So

November 5th, 2009
2:09 pm

Throughdagrapevine its official:
Breaking news from Ga HS Football Daily
Lithonia, Stone Mountain assessed with forfeits
Lithonia and Stone Mountain must forfeit nine victories between them for using ineligible players this season, knocking both DeKalb County teams out of state-playoff contention in Region 6-AAAA, the Georgia High School Association announced today.

As a result, the winner of the game Friday night between Chamblee and Miller Grove will become the fourth and final playoff qualifier from the region. Southwest DeKalb, Marist and Tucker have clinched the first three playoff berths.

Stone Mountain, with had improved to 6-3 this season from 3-7 under first-year coach Dante Ferguson, was forced to forfeit victories over Miller Grove, Forsyth Central, Lakeside and North Springs. Stone Mountain’s victory over Lithonia has been declared a double forfeit because both teams used ineligible players. Stone Mountain record is now 1-8 overall, 0-8 in the region.

Lithonia, which had been 4-5, must forfeit victories over Forsyth Central, Chamblee, Miller Grove and Lakeside. Lithonia’s record now is 0-9.

The forfeits move Chamblee and Miller Grove (both 6-3 overall and 5-3 in the region) into a tie for fourth place in the region.

Chamblee would’ve earned the No. 4 seed in the playoffs anyway with a victory over Miller Grove unless Stone Mountain upset second-ranked Southwest DeKalb this week, but the forfeits are especially welcome news to Miller Grove, which picked up two unexpected victories.

The GHSA did not disclose why the players were ineligible. They typically involve violations of residency, transfer, age or academic requirements.

Sources tell GHSF Daily that Stone Mountain’s forfeits results from the use of a player who started the season at Lithonia and trasnferred to Stone Mountain.

ybaBnwoTeltiTamI

November 5th, 2009
2:22 pm

I think Lowndes is overrated…but we will see in a couple weeks.

allcrimson

November 5th, 2009
2:32 pm

dang Doggie! First year at the helm and you get busted!

Still love ya though…….NOT!

Piratefan

November 5th, 2009
2:48 pm

Breaking news!!!!

Stone Mountain head coach is still on the job in spite of the forfeits. From an inside source, the coach and the school were given false information as to the residence of the player in question. When students register in schools, it is not the job of the school to physically check to see if registered students actually live at the addresses given during registration. They have to go on the word of the parents who register their children. GHSA did not fine Stone Mountain because the school and the coach did what they were supposed to do. It’s unfortunate that the first year coach had to go through this, but he and the program will be fine. I hear they will have a monster team returning next year!!

Keep your heads up, Pirates. They can take away your games through paperwork, but the victories on the field can’t be denied. You guys are on your way to the top!!!!

Hornet Dave

November 5th, 2009
3:25 pm

I find it ironic that North Springs had to forfeit their only win of the year but now they get a win due to Stone Mountain’s forfeit.

Dekalb Fan

November 5th, 2009
3:29 pm

Piratefan – I find it hard to believe that the kid’s on the football team and the coach didn’t know where the kid lived. especially since he came from Lithonia during the season. This type of thing happens at all the school’s most just don’t get caught. It’s unfortunate!!!!

Say it Aint So

November 5th, 2009
3:36 pm

Most schools in the Metro Area do verify the residence of transfers to avoid what happened here. I believe their could be some legal trouble for the parents who falsified school documents.

Raider Fan

November 5th, 2009
3:41 pm

I’m always here, I just don’t get into the back and forth many folks start here. E.P. hasn’t had the best year to date but I think that has to do with problems between the team and head coach from what I’ve been hearing. When it comes down to it I just want to see a good showing from our region against the rest of the state. Looks like that job is going to rest on McEachern, Woodstock, and Etowah this year.

Panther Pride

November 5th, 2009
3:44 pm

Yea its terrible news to hear about what happend to stone mountain and lithonia football team.hope yall teams keep yall head up.I no stone mountain was lookin forward 2 playin SWD friday night for playoff spot,but now yall jus go out their and play for pride

Davis Mann

November 5th, 2009
3:46 pm

How has Coach McDonald from Newnan been excluded from the “best new coach” discussion? Despite the fact that Newnan went 13-1 last year, they lost their QB, #1 receiver, tailback, and strongest lineman. No love for an undefeated coach who has overcome high expectations due to the celebrity status of Alec Ogletree?

Geo

November 5th, 2009
4:05 pm

Thomasville will beat Fitzgerald for the third year in a row.

Doc

November 5th, 2009
4:05 pm

There are many players who attend high schools that are miles from their homes. This problem is worse in basketball. Many people who comment on these blogs are aware of the problem.

Davis Mann

November 5th, 2009
4:07 pm

Ignorant people are not always aware of the obvious.

cane fan

November 5th, 2009
4:27 pm

IT WILL BE INTERESTING FRIDAY NIGHT IN FITZGERALD, SPECIAL TEAMS WILL PLAY A BIG ROLE

jd

November 5th, 2009
4:56 pm

Most schools require proof of residence, such as an electric bill or gas bill. No reason for the schools not to know where these kids live.

The Cannon Rules!!

November 5th, 2009
5:51 pm

EP fans are still here…We are going to Woodstock tomorrow night to support our RAIDERS…

This was an EP team with a lot of promise going into the season but things for whatever reason didn’t gel this year. A mix of bad coaching calls (too many trys at running up the middle with an undersized
“O” line), not having enough seniors that stepped up and took charge on the field, bad clock management, not having a QB that could pass or for that matter that could run the team, and just a year with lots of juniors and underclassmen playing on the varsity squad that maybe will be a good lesson for them to bounce back next year from.

I agree with Hoya Chuck…it would be nice to play at least ONE MORE WEEK regardless who or where but realistically this is not an EP team that needs to go to GRAYSON and get a BUTT whipping. This is an EP team that IF they played like they did against McEachern could keep the game interesting but I am afraid it’s an EP team that will play like it did against Harrison, Cherokee and Etowah. If they went to Grayson and played like that…it would be an embarassment.

So it’s on to Woodstock and hopefully play a good game. The #4 seed in Region 5A is still a toss-up so it’s WAIT and SEE!!! I really don’t think Grayson cares who shows up from 5A they are ready and loaded over there this year again!

GO RAIDERS!!!!…TICK…TICK…TICK…2010!!!and BOOOOOOM TIME AGAIN!!!

The Cannon Rules!!

November 5th, 2009
5:54 pm

By the way our “OTHER” Paulding County team the Hiram Hornets are UNDEFEATED in AAAA and play at Dalton tomorrow for the Region Championship…Congratulations Hornets!!!

I am the “house divided” my son played for and graduated from Hiram, while my daughter graduated from East Paulding!

Region 6AAAA

November 5th, 2009
6:09 pm

Its unfortunate about what happened at these two schools. I guess thats what happens when you try to 1) be competitive in our region and 2) keep up with the BIG THREE. We all know that parents want their kids playing for winners and would do anything to get their child with a group of winners. Those teams my not get a shot but…………………..
WE STILL HAVE TEAMS THAT CAN GET IT DONE IN THE POST SEASON.
Worry about yourselves.

Greetings SportsFan31313,
I’m starting to think you really dont want to see our region to have success this year. Whats up with that?

Roswellfan

November 5th, 2009
6:12 pm

Does anyone know who lassitter will play as the number 2 seed next friday in the 1st round of the playoffs ?

Haiku-575

November 5th, 2009
6:17 pm

Sorry Stone Mountain.
Just try to keep your heads up
and play good this week.

Haiku-575

November 5th, 2009
6:22 pm

And Lithonia:
Same sentiments go to you.
Chins up and play hard.

Haiku-575

November 5th, 2009
6:26 pm

OK Alcovy
The Griffin Bears are READY!
Come and get ya some!

BlackandGold24

November 5th, 2009
6:34 pm

Week 11 and a huge matchup in Warner Robins. Colquitt and Northside going toe to toe. I believe the Packers win this game and I am going out on a limb by saying this but, Colquitt wins 24-7. The rest of the AAAAA playoff teams will be put on notice. I said it 3 weeks ago, Colquitt has arrived back as part of the elite teams in the state.
Go Pack!

ImaTitleTownBaby

November 5th, 2009
6:46 pm

Don’t hate on Lowndes cuz i said i think Grayson is overrated…Lowndes is underrated if anything

Pops

November 5th, 2009
6:48 pm

Cannon – looking forward to your countdown.. Woodstock is on upset alert.

HomeFieldAdvantage

November 5th, 2009
7:37 pm

RoswellFan I think Region AAAAA seed 2 will face Collins Hill At least that’s what I pencilled in 2 weeks ago.

Wolverine Fan

November 5th, 2009
7:40 pm

You betcha Pops..we are on upset alert.

Wolverine2Blazer

November 5th, 2009
8:28 pm

Upset Alert…haha. By who?

Callitlikeitis

November 5th, 2009
8:32 pm

Does anybody know if North Gwinnett’s starting quarterback will play??

SportsFan31313

November 5th, 2009
8:38 pm

Gainesville vs. Flowery Gainesville
Roswell vs. Lassiter Roswell
Peachtree Ridge vs. North Gwinnett The “Ridge” Peachtree Ridge
Douglass vs. Stephenson Stephenson
Parkview vs. Brookwood Parkview
Sandy Creek vs. Banneker Sandy Creek
SW DeKalb vs. Stone Mountain South West Dekalb
Dunwoody vs. St. Pius Dunwoody
Collins Hill vs. Norcross Collins Hill
Woodland-Henry vs. Woodward Academy Woodland-Henry
Grady vs. Cedar Grove Grady
Blessed Trinity vs. Westminster Westminister
Kell vs. Milton Kell
Apalachee vs. Salem Aalachee

SportsFan31313

November 5th, 2009
8:40 pm

Region 6-AAAA

Thats not true. I wish you and your Region very well.

thomas

November 5th, 2009
8:47 pm

parkview did it for years using players out of distric false address and cecil flowe knew it

BulldawgBite

November 5th, 2009
9:55 pm

callitlikeitis. actually if NG should lose (hopefully not) there is a coin toss to decide who is the region 7AAAAA 3 seed because NG does not play collins hill and both will have 8-1 records and both will have lost to pridge. wouldnt that be a rough first round for region 6AAAAA #2 seed.