Lovejoy junior Preston Williams, a 6-foot-5 wide receiver, is playing like an all-state player. Entering Thursday’s game against Druid Hills, Williams had 20 catches for 420 yards and four touchdowns, including a game-winning catch in a victory last week against East Coweta. He is one of 11 juniors committed to Division I schools, according to Scout.com.
*DE Mehki Brown, Carver Columbus (Alabama)
*C Will Bryan, Franklin County (Georgia Tech)
*DE Andrew Butcher, Alpharetta (Tennessee)
*LB Arrington Farrar, Woodward Academy (Stanford)
*LS Blake Ferguson, Buford (LSU)
*WR Christian Owens, Griffin (Georgia)
*QB Tyler Queen, North Cobb (Auburn)
*WR Dexter Neal Jr., Stephenson (South Carolina)
*LB Chauncey Rivers, Stephenson (South Carolina)
*OL Dallas Warmack, Mays (Alabama)
*WR Preston Williams, Lovejoy (Tennessee)
Meadowcreek’s losing streak of 51 games is tied for second-longest in state history with that of Long County, which ended in 2005. Which school holds the record? (Answer Monday)
Answer to Thursday’s question: The highest-ranked Class A public schools – Seminole County, Irwin County and Johnson County – have won two state titles. Johnson County won in 1979. Irwin County won in 1975.
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- M.L. King coach Cortez Allen
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