List/Trivia/Quote: Ringgold-North among highest-scoring playoff games

LIST

Ringgold won the first GHSA playoff game in its history last week. The Tigers have been playing varsity football in the GHSA since 1949. What’s more, Ringgold’s 55-54 victory over North Hall was the sixth-highest-scoring playoff game in GHSA history, and fourth-highest-scoring regulation game. North Hall became the second team in history to score more than 50 points in regulation and lose a playoff game.

*138 – Collins Hill 70, South Cobb 68 (2004)

119 – Lassiter 70, South Gwinnett 49 (2009)

*115 – Chamblee 58, Stephens County 57 (2007)

113 – Chattahoochee 68, Habersham Central 45 (2011)

112 – Miller County 70, Monticello 42 (1996)

109 – Ringgold 55, North Hall 54 (2013)

107 – Monroe Area 68, Banneker 39 (2013)

107 – West Forsyth 66, Collins Hill 41 (2012)

106 – North Paulding 63, Flowery Branch 43 (2012)

106 – Miller County 79, Lanier County 27 (2000)

105 – LaGrange 59, Chestatee 46 (2012)

105 – Landmark Christian 56, Social Circle 49 (2006)

100 – St. Pius 72, Dawson County 28 (2012)

100 – Fitzgerald 64, Swainsboro 36 (2009)

100 – Bowdon 57, Holy Innocents’ 43 (2011)

105 – Lovejoy 63, North Cobb 42 (2012)

104 – Jefferson 53, Fitzgerald 51 (2012)

103 – Gainesville 61, Kell 42 (2012)

*Overtime

TRIVIA

Archer, which opened in Gwinnett County in 2009, is the only unbeaten team in Class AAAAAA. What is the youngest Gwinnett County school to win a state championship in football? (Answer Tuesday)

Answer to Friday’s question: The five region champions that lost in the first round last season were Lassiter, McEachern, Flowery Branch, Westside of Macon and Brookstone.

COACH SPEAK

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of fight in the dog.”

- Ringgold coach Robert Akins

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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5 comments Add your comment

LHSAlum33

November 18th, 2013
8:19 am

The answer to the trivia question is Peachtree Ridge I think. They opened in ‘03 and tied in 06 with Roswell

WolfDawg

November 18th, 2013
1:28 pm

Ditto LHS Alum –

PRT 14-14

Scrambled back in 4th from 14-3 deficit..

WolfDawg

November 18th, 2013
1:29 pm

PS – I believe I first heard Coach Erk Russell coin that phrase in the early 70’s

jvillebil

November 18th, 2013
6:47 pm

Actually the phrase was first coined by Mark Twain, used by many people since then.

WolfDawg

November 18th, 2013
8:44 pm

@ jvillebil..

Who was Mark Twain??

Are you referring to Samuel Clemens??