Ware County became the first team this season to slow down Warner Robins’ offense, and North Cobb blitzed Walton in a game that was up-and-down for a while.
North Cobb (photo by Josh Major) appears poised to take the No. 2 spot behind Collins Hill, while the Gators from Waycross should make a big leap from No. 23 after consecutive wins over Top 25 opponents.
HOW SBLIVE’S GEORGIA TOP 25 FARED IN WEEK 9
1. Collins Hill beat North Gwinnett 35-7
Collins Hill extended its win streak to eight with a victory Thursday over North Gwinnett, and the seven points are the most the defense has allowed in its last five games.
2. Warner Robins lost to Ware County 29-21
Warner Robins failed to complete the comeback after being down by double digits early on at Ware County.
3. North Cobb beat Walton 51-29
North Cobb extended its streak of scoring 40-plus to six games while improving to 2-0 in region play.
4. Milton (6-1)
Milton had a bye and will face rival Roswell next week.
5. Buford beat Shiloh 37-0
Buford advanced to 6-1 after completing its third shutout in a row.
6. Mill Creek beat Mountain View 56-0
Mill Creek earned its first shutout of the year, while the offense scored a season high in points.
7. Lee County beat Houston County 29-9
Lee County slowed down Simeon Askew and Houston County’s run game enough to come away with the victory.
8. Cartersville beat Blessed Trinity 49-21
The Hurricanes improved to 7-0 after putting up their second-most points this season.
9. Colquitt County beat Camden County 34-31 (OT)
Colquitt County rallied to beat Camden County in a thriller.
10. Walton lost to North Cobb 51-29
Walton fell to 1-1 in region play after allowing a season high in points.
11. Creekside beat Banneker 41-0
Creekside has allowed only seven points in its last four games and has put up 200 points in that same span.
12. Langston Hughes (6-1)
Langston Hughes had a bye and will face Lovejoy next week.
13. Jefferson (7-0)
Jefferson had a bye and will face Chestatee next week.
14. Lowndes beat Tift County 26-7
Lowndes gets a big win over region rival Tift County.
15. Brookwood beat Newton 28-6
Brookwood earned its first region win while giving Newton its first region loss.
16. Grayson beat Parkview 28-21
Grayson edges out another narrow victory. The Rams’ last four wins have all been by 10 points or fewer.
17. Westlake (5-2)
Westlake had a bye and will face North Atlanta next week.
18. Rabun County beat Banks County 63-0
Rabun County goes to 7-1 and now has four games scoring 59 or more points and is averaging 48 points per game behind quarterback Gunner Stockton.
19. Calhoun beat Woodland 52-6
Calhoun gained its seventh win while handing Woodland its seventh loss on the season, scoring over 50 for the fourth time.
20. Benedictine beat South Effingham 56-7
Benedictine was three points off of scoring its season high and held its third opponent to single digits.
21. Trinity Christian (7-0)
Trinity Christian had a bye and will face Brookstone next week.
22. Oconee County (7-0)
Oconee County had a bye and will face Monroe Area next week.
23. Ware County beat Warner Robins 29-21
Ware County handed No. 2 Warner Robins its first loss of the season after limiting the Demons’ high-powered offense to a season-low 21 points.
24. Marist beat Arabia Mountain 38-0
The War Eagles jumped out on Arabia Mountain early and maintained their lead throughout.
25. Woodward Academy beat Drew 42-0
Woodward Academy flexed its muscles against Drew with a resounding shutout Thursday.