Alexander 50, Lithia Springs 6
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers are ready to turn the season around after a 52-7 loss to Emanuel County Institute two weeks ago.
The Blue Devils are still searching for their first win of the season after a tough 35-21 loss to South Effingham.
The two-time defending GISA Class AAA state champion Westfield Hornets invade Gator Alley tonight and BA head coach Terence Hennessy knows just how to beat them.
With Portal High School's football team out of action thanks to a much-needed bye week, only three area teams were in action last Friday. It was an eventful week 5 of high school football as Southeast Bulloch traveled to top-ranked Dodge County and Bulloch Academy put its undefeated (4-0) record on the line against two-time GISA defending Class AA state champions Memorial Day.
Bulloch Academy used a tough-as-nails defense to pound Memorial Day into submission and take a 21-7 victory Friday night at Gator Alley.
SYLVANIA - Accumulating nearly 400 yards on just 31 snaps from scrimmage, the Screven County Gamecocks improved to 4-0 with a resounding 32-0 whipping of visiting Windsor Forest's Knights at Kelly Memorial. The Roosters will begin the defense of their 2014 3AA crown next Friday night when 2014 3AA runner-up Jefferson County comes to Sylvania.
Coming off a bye week, the Statesboro Blue Devils had plenty to go over for the first region matchup of the season against South Effingham County Friday night at Womack Field.
Allatoona 25, South Paulding 18
The first two games of the regular season for Statesboro High School was similar to an episode of "Whose Line is it Anyway?" The points didn't matter. At least that's the perspective head coach Steve Pennington views it.
Bulloch Academy senior quarterback Lanier Olliff hopes that the Gators can continue to ride the emotional high that they received last week when they meet the Memorial Day Blue Thunder tonight.
BROOKLET - Fresh off their first win of the season, the Southeast Bulloch Yellow Jackets will face their first road test of the year as they travel to take on Dodge County in Eastman.
The Screven County Gamecocks are building off a strong performance in 2014, when the team finished 10-2 on the season. This year it seems as though the Gamecocks are clicking on all cylinders, jumping out to a 3-0 start with wins over St. Johns, Westside and Wade Hampton.
After sweeping Jenkins High School in two games Tuesday afternoon, Lady Yellow Jackets head coach Aimee Civalier wasn't exactly "jumping for joy."
EATONTON - Gatewood senior tailback Palmer Clark rushed for over 150 yards Friday night against Bulloch Academy, but it was the three yards that he didn't get that decided the game.
The Blue Devils' competitive spirit will be tested in the team's final home game of the season against Glynn Academy today at Womack Field.
It's one of the biggest rivalries of the year in GISA football. Anytime Pinewood and Bulloch Academy play, there's a lot of pride ...