List/Trivia/Quote: Archer among Gwinnett schools quickest to find spot in rankings

LIST

Archer, playing its fourth full varsity season, is ranked for the first time. It is not unusual for Gwinnett County schools to flourish quickly. Among the 11 Gwinnett schools that have opened since 1970, here are those that earned AJC rankings the quickest:

Brookwood

Opened: 1982

Ranked: 1983 (6-0 start)

Parkview

Opened 1976

Ranked: 1978 (4-0 start)

Grayson

Opened: 2000

Ranked: 2003 (preseason)

Peachtree Ridge

Opened: 2003

Ranked: 2006 (11-3-1 finish)

Archer

Opened: 2009

Ranked: 2013 (4-0 start)

Collins Hill

Opened: 1994

Ranked: 2001 preseason

Shiloh

Opened: 1984

Ranked: 1991 (6-1 start)

Mill Creek

Opened: 2004

Ranked: 2012 (9-4 finish)

Never ranked: Mountain View (2009), Lanier (2010), Meadowcreek (1986)

TRIVIA

Which football player, now a senior, had the fastest time in the 100 meters at the Georgia high school state track meet in Jefferson last spring? (Answer Tuesday)

Answer to Friday’s question: The two Georgia high school head coaches who are Jacksonville State alumni and led their teams to the semifinals or better last season, both losing to Norcross, are Al Hughes of Lovejoy and Rush Propst of Colquitt County.

COACH SPEAK

“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” (Zig Ziglar)

- Loganville coach Eric Godfree

GHSF Daily asked coaches during the offseason if they have a favorite quote, saying or motto. We’ll run a different one each day. Coaches are invited to add to our list.

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