Cherokee junior QB Spencer Ashley passed for 455 yards in a game last week against Lassiter. That’s the highest total reported to GHSF Daily this season but a bit short of the top 10 of all-time. Here are those documented by the Georgia High School Football Historians Association:
595 – Justin Walker (Lee County) vs. Warner Robins 2010
566 – Emmanuel Westmoreland (Central Gwinnett) vs. South Gwinnett 2011
552 – Hutson Mason (Lassiter) vs. South Gwinnett 2009
545 – Hutson Mason (Lassiter) vs. Milton 2009
527 – Jonquel Dawson (M.L. King) vs. Colquitt County 2010
524 – Ron Hinson (Lamar County) vs. Troup 1977
514 – Drew Little (Henry County) vs. Perry 2007
514 – Josh Dobbs (Alpharetta) vs. West Forsyth 2012
494 – Jake Durham (Long County) vs. Benedictine 2008
486 – Hutson Mason (Lassiter) vs. Campbell 2009
The highest-ranked Class A public schools are Seminole County, Irwin County and Johnson County. How many state titles have they won, and when was the last? (Answer Friday)
Answer to Wednesday’s question: The 11 Georgia regions that have two schools that have won state championships since 2000 are 1-AAAAAA (Lowndes, Camden County), 7-AAAAAA (Norcross, Peachtree Ridge), 8-AAAAAA (Brookwood, Grayson, Parkview), 2-AAAAA (Warner Robins, Northside), 5-AAAA (LaGrange, Sandy Creek), 3-AAAA (Thomson, Statesboro), 2-AAA (Carver, Peach County, Shaw), 3-AAA (Thomson, Swainsboro), 3-AA (Dublin, Screven County), 2-A (Charlton County, Clinch County, Wilcox County) and 3-A (ECI, Savannah Christian).
“Education might not make you a leader, but it should teach you which leader to follow.”
- B.E.S.T. Academy coach Joshua Moore
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